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  • Cantor Jay Frailich retiring after 40 years at University Synagogue in Brentwood

    June 18, 2014 | 11:28 am

    After 1,565 b’nai mitzvah, many  more Shabbat services and commissioning 32 major liturgical compositions during 40 years at University Synagogue in Brentwood, Cantor Jay Frailich is retiring. 

    Frailich, 67, has been with the Reform congregation on Sunset Boulevard since 1974,...

  • The psychology of repentance

    By Jared Sichel

    September 11, 2013 | 3:42 pm

    In addition to his vast experience as a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst treating survivors of childhood and adult trauma, Dr. Stephen Marmer is known by many of his patients as someone who has a positive view of the role religion can play in one’s psyche and happiness. 

    Marmer...

  • Angelenos wait in long line at Brentwood polling station

    By Jay Firestone

    November 6, 2012 | 10:30 am

    At 7am, early morning voters in the Brentwood neighborhood in Los Angeles waited in long lines to cast their vote in the 2012 presidential election.  

    Did you vote yet?  Tell us about your experience in the comments section below.

     

  • Three L.A. teens win Tikkun Olam awards

    July 19, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    Three Los Angeles-area teens each were awarded $36,000 grants from The Helen Diller Family Foundation as part of the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

    The awards, now in their sixth year, are given annually to five Jewish 13- to 19-year-olds in California with extraordinary...

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  • ‘Family Guy’ appeals to ‘overprivileged Brentwood Jews’ in Emmy ad

    May 30, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    “Family Guy” appealed for an Emmy Award by asking “overprivileged Brentwood Jews” to “let us into your little club.”

    The ad was created as part of the FOX comedy’s “for your consideration” DVD mailer to Emmy voters, the Hollywood award news website Gold Derby reported. The awards...

  • Opinion: Truth be told

    By David Suissa

    May 9, 2012 | 1:37 pm

    Just because the truth is difficult to ascertain, does that mean it doesn’t exist? Is it as simple as saying that, in any debate, we each own a piece of the truth, but no one actually owns the whole truth? And is that a cop-out?

    Those questions will be on my mind over the next...

  • Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart dies at 43

    By JewishJournal

    March 1, 2012 | 8:13 am

    Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart has died at 43.  According to a statement on his Web sites, BigJournalism.com and BigGovernment.com, Breitbart is said to have died “unexpectedly from natural causes.”

    Andrew passed away unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight...

  • Hernias difficult to diagnose in women

    February 1, 2012 | 5:43 pm

    Martine Ehrenclou, 51, first noticed her lower abdomen pain in January 2010. She experienced severe discomfort if she sat at her desk for even 15 minutes, when she drove her car or any time that she pitched forward. Ehrenclou, who lives in Brentwood, describes the pain as...

  • Sitcom superstars, sultry songstresses, literary diamonds

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    Bob Saget will forever be remembered as Danny Tanner from "Full House." Now, instead of guiding the household with his wise advice and calm demeanor, Saget is exposing the sitcom family's sexual exploits on cable television. "Bob Saget: That Ain't Right" was taped in front...
  • Two Tickets to ‘Paradise’

    By Tom Tugend

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    There was a time in the 1930s and '40s when Los Angeles, until then considered a barbarian desert outpost by effete Eastern snobs, became the European culture capital in exile.

    An influx of the greatest Jewish artists from Berlin, Vienna and Budapest, fleeing Nazi persecution,...

  • Billion-Dollar Plan on Line in Fight for 11th

    By Idan Ivri

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Quick geography quiz: In the past half century, which region has seen only a handful of leaders, and today is focused on a controversial multibillion-dollar reconstruction project?

    No, it's not Iraq. Welcome to the Westside -- or more specifically, the 11th City Council District.

    ...
  • Goodbye, Rabbi

    By Michael Aushenker

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A chapter is about to close for the Reform movement. After 30 years, Rabbi Allen Freehling is retiring from University Synagogue. As of June 30, Freehling, 70, will turn over the Brentwood synagogue's spiritual leadership to incoming Rabbi Morley Feinstein from Temple Beth El in...

  • Funding Jerusalem

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 2, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    So what does it take to get a charity started in Los Angeles? How can a project be incubated just enough to get people excited so that they will one day open their checkbooks and start signing?

    This was the question that was seeking an answer recently in Brentwood, where the...