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  • Briefs: Body of Santa Monica teacher found in Panama, campers leave the mountains to heal the bay

    July 23, 2008 | 4:10 pm

    Joey Lutz, an English teacher at Santa Monica High School and a central leader in a Muslim-Jewish dialogue, was found dead Sunday in Panama.

    Lutz, 25, had been hit by a massive wave July 17 and swept to sea while wading in shallow water along the coast of Bocas del Toro island. Hope...

  • Visit with special people makes for special summer

    By Ian Lurie

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Going to Disneyland with your family or friends is always an experience. But going with a group of developmentally disabled adults turns out to be unforgettable.

    This summer, I participated in Yad B'Yad, a program where a group of high school students and a group of developmentally...
  • Campers Display the Write Stuff

    By David Finnigan

    July 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Almost every summer day, the Malibu Post Office receives a large amount of mail from the several hundred Jewish campers at Camp Hess Kramer and Camp JCA Shalom, a lot of them letters home written by girls.

    When the 13-year-old girls at Hess Kramer's Cabin Rachel were asked if girls...

  • Hess Kramer Gets Wacky

    By Rachel Brand

    August 15, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Petroleum jelly-covered watermelon relays, gunk-filled balloon popping and prom dress-clad swimming pool races -- not your typical day at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu.

    The Wilshire Boulevard Temple camp was turned upside down on Tuesday, Aug. 6, when it became the location for the last...