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  • LimmudLA reboots — minus staff, 2013 conference

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 27, 2013 | 1:22 pm

    This year, for the first time since 2008, February came and went without a LimmudLA conference. 

    “That had been such a focal point of the calendar for me, so I was personally upset that I wasn’t going to have the experience,” said Esther Kustanowitz, a Jewish Federation staff...

  • ‘Brandeis-Bardin,’ on paper

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    February 7, 2013 | 2:05 pm

    From generation to generation, starting in 1950 and continuing today, one of the most important sites on the map of the Jewish community in Southern California was a stretch of rolling hills in Simi Valley.

    The story is richly told in the pages of “The Brandeis-Bardin Institute:...

  • UJ’s Gady Levy excited and eager about Brandeis-Bardin programs

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Gady Levy, vice president in charge of the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Judaism (UJ), likes to talk about how "all over the place" he is. It is true that as he talks about the new opportunities offered up by the merger between UJ and the Brandeis-Bardin...
  • BBI’s Linda Gross sees big upside in merger with UJ

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When Linda Volpert Gross took on chairing the board at Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI), it seemed that she would have a simple tenure. The institute had just hired Rabbi Isaac Jeret as president, someone they hoped could lead BBI into a bright new future.

    But ten months into his...

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  • BBI and UJ join up to forge a home for pluralistic Judaism in landmark merger

    By Julie G Fax

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The University of Judaism (UJ) and Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI), two Southern California institutions that for the last 60 years have educated and inspired Jews of all ages and affiliations -- and that have both at times struggled through financial and leadership troubles -- this...
  • Briefs: Survey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction; Chabad expands on West Coast

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Survey to catalog landmark Boyle Heights buildings to prevent destruction

    A survey of historic landmark buildings in Boyle Heights will start shortly, spurred in part by the mysterious demolition of a former Jewish Community Center last year.

    To prevent such thoughtless destruction...

  • Brandeis-Bardin’s Changing Face

    By Jane Ulman

    January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm

     

    Drive into The Brandeis-Bardin Institute, up the pepper tree-lined main thoroughfare and through the gates leading to 3,000 acres of rolling hills in the Santa Susana Mountains. Enter a setting so magnificent that it's easy to believe, as Rabbi Ed Feinstein of Valley...

  • Blaze Touches Off Tense Moments

    By Adam Wills

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Jeff and Liz Kramer and their three teenage sons could only watch and wait. The Sutton Valley residents paced the sidewalk in front of their home on Thursday morning, watching as the head of the Topanga Canyon Fire crept along a ridge less than 800 yards away, consuming brush and...

  • Here and Gone

    By Marc Ballon

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    After less than 10 months on the job, the president of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute has announced plans to step down, a development that surprised board members and raised questions about the health and future of the Jewish-owned camp, retreat and conference center.

    Rabbi...

  • Happy Campers

    By Rob Eshman

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    We are driving to pick up our son from camp. He's been there three weeks, the longest stretch he's been away from us since his birth.

    In this age of e-mails and BlackBerrys and cell phones, the rule at Camp Alonim at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley is no e-mails,...

  • Arts No Longer Plays Second Fiddle

    By Julie G Fax

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    More than 10 times during Rena Ahdut's stay at Solomon Schechter overnight camp in Olympia, Wash., last summer, her mother made the long drive from Tacoma to bring her home for dance rehearsals.

    "It was kind of hard to come and go all the time," said Rena, 14, who dances ballet, tap...

  • A Belated Wedding Present

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    March 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    The ad caught our eye: an all-expense paid Shabbatweekend at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute for couples married withinthe past 18 months. I had been to Brandeis before, so I knew that, ifnothing else, my husband, Neal, and I would experience a tranquilShabbat in a beautiful setting.

    ...

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