For the eight Israeli and nine American teens in the Tel Aviv-Los Angeles Partnership program, Project Hevrei Teva, the scene was right out of the movie "Deliverance," only this scene, a campground in Sequoia National Park, was real life, and a real bear was standing...
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The Jew, the Copt and the Yazidi
September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm
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On any given Sunday, there are more community-bonding events going on than you can shake a lulav at. Take June 10, when The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Anti-Defamation League (ADL) buzzed with activity.
At the Federation, Fashion Division and KOCHAV events took...
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June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm
The fading Hebrew inscriptions that adorn the walls of a small storeroom in the town of Terezin can be seen in virtually any synagogue around the globe.But thousands of Jews have been flocking to the recently discovered room because of its unique role in history - as a makeshift...
June 1, 2000 | 8:00 pm
May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pmWhen Mark Miller arrived in Los Angeles to become the associate director of Wilshire Boulevard Temple's camps and conference center, he expected to find fierce competition among Southern California's Jewish summer camps. Instead, he's been pleasantly surprised by the spirit of...
December 2, 1999 | 7:00 pmIt was 6:00 on a Friday evening. My wife, myself, and 50 complete strangers had just managed to light two candles, each on one tiny table, without burning ourselves. Our names, printed in a groovy font, glistened under the nametags hanging around our necks. We were sitting in a...
July 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm
There's an unusual program planned this summer for counselors and older campers at Camp Gilboa, Southern California's newest Jewish summer camp. They're taking part in a national referendum to decide their political relationship with the Israel Labor Party.
It's a real vote, not an...
June 3, 1999 | 8:00 pmNegotiations over the future of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps in Poland could begin in a matter of weeks now that hundreds of crosses planted by Polish Catholic extremists have been removed, according to Miles Lerman, chair of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council and the head of the...
May 13, 1999 | 8:00 pmA pair of students -- a traditional chavruta study partnership -- grapple with a tricky piece of Gemara. Their heavy tomes rest not on a classroom desk top but on freshly mowed grass. And the tiny letters of the Rashi and Tosafot commentaries are illuminated by a blazing summer sun...
October 9, 1997 | 8:00 pm
On the Possibilities and
Limits of Forgiveness
By William Cutter
"The Sunflower" Revised and expanded, edited by Harry James Cargasand Bonny V. Fetterman. Schocken Books, New York, 1997) (Firstpublished in 1976, and translated by H. A. Piehler)
"The Sunflower" introduced...
July 24, 1997 | 8:00 pmIn addition to the usual bathing suits,
socks and shorts, as suggested by Camp Hess Kramer on
its inventory list, my daughter, Samantha, needed an
orange sweat shirt with blue (preferably royal) lettering
spelling out the words "Leadership '97" on the front and
her name on the back....