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  • Bnei Akiva seals $7.1 million deal on massive campground east of Los Angeles

    By Jared Sichel

    5 days ago

    After sitting dormant for nearly three years following a foreclosure and a lengthy lawsuit between Chabad of California—the previous owner—and Pacific Mercantile Bank, a 78-acre campground and resort center in Running Springs was sold Friday for $7.1 million to a different Orthodox...

  • Chabad Telethon raises $3M

    By Ryan Torok

    August 28, 2013 | 4:39 pm

    As he danced with a group of Chabadniks, U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) swung his body around in circles so jubilantly that his kippah fell off. When one of the others placed it back on Sherman’s head, the congressman grinned. 

    “Now I know why you wear hats,” he said,...

  • Doheny Meats buyer Shlomo Rechnitz on business, philanthropy

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 24, 2013 | 12:23 pm

    Fifteen years ago, Shlomo Rechnitz co-founded TwinMed, a wholesaler of medical supplies serving nursing homes. Since then, Rechnitz has founded, or bought, and grown a number of other businesses, including Brius Healthcare, now the largest operator of nursing homes in California. 

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  • Chabad claim denied

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 7, 2013 | 9:43 am

    A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling denying a claim from Chabad of California Inc. of an $18-million pledge the local Jewish nonprofit group said was promised to it by philanthropist Roland Arnall.

    Chabad said Arnall promised to donate the money before...

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  • Rebbe on the go

    By David Suissa

    August 1, 2012 | 1:06 pm

    It’s one thing to feel holiness when you enter a synagogue on Shabbat or a holy day. You go in expecting holiness. You expect that the rabbi’s sermon will inspire you; that you will have a spiritual experience and connect with God.

    But what if it’s not Shabbat or a holy day? What if...

  • New Chabad telethon chief follows in his father’s footsteps

    By Robert David Jaffee

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Chaim Cunin, the seventh of Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin's 13 children, has a strong handshake. That may be hereditary. His father, the spiritual leader of West Coast Chabad for many decades, famously used to arm-wrestle the UCLA heavyweights along fraternity row on Rosh Hashanah....
  • A ‘Final’ Decision Courts Trouble

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A religious court ruled in favor of Chabad of California late last month, awarding it ownership of Marina del Rey properties contested by the Living Judaism Center (LJC), but the ruling has only exacerbated the battle between the two organizations.

    The crux of the highly charged...

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