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  • New director for Hillel 818

    August 27, 2015 | 12:30 pm

    Hillel 818 has undergone a major facelift in the past year, culminating in the April arrival of executive director David Katz, who trekked across the country from Pittsburgh with the hope of bringing a fresh start to Jewish life on three Valley college campuses. 

    Hillel 818 works...

  • A Major Reason to Study at CSUN

    By Julie G Fax

    November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish students who want to extend their college experience beyond Friday night dinners at Hillel and into the lecture hall are in luck at area universities this fall.

    Two new entries for Jewish studies can be found at Cal State Northridge (CSUN) and UCLA. CSUN has introduced a...

  • Professor Donates Dickens Collection

    By Tom Tugend

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Fagin, who recruits a gang of young thieves in "Oliver Twist," is arguably the most villainous caricature of a Jew in English literature -- not excepting Shakespeare's Shylock -- but his creator, Charles Dickens, was no dyed-in-the-wool anti-Semite.

    Indeed, in "Our Mutual Friend,"...

  • Left Hanging

    By Tom Tugend

    April 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sharon Kupferman, a junior at Cal State Northridge, was one of 11 students left "hanging in the air" last fall, when the statewide university system abruptly canceled its overseas study program in Israel.

    She is 20 years old, majoring in child development, with a minor in Jewish...

  • Valley High

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 3, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Weaving together the threads of music, youth activities and social action, the eighth annual Valley Jewish Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 6. This year's festival, which organizers call the largest event of its kind on the West Coast, finds a new home...