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  • Sepulveda Pass class

    January 9, 2013 | 12:16 pm

    When he greets students next month who have enrolled in his four-session class “The Sepulveda Pass: From Creation to Carmaggedon,” instructor and historian Erik Greenberg will be returning to familiar territory. 

    Geographically speaking, so will his students. From their classroom...

  • Some retirees make aliyah to San Miguel de Allende

    By Buzzy Gordon

    May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    This coming week, Angelenos of all races and creeds will join in Cinco de Mayo celebrations that the local Mexican American community has adopted as its major holiday (even though it is different from Mexico's actual Independence Day, which is Sept. 16; May 5 marks a victory of the...
  • The Calendar Girls: Picks, kicks and plugs

    By Dikla Kadosh

    January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    SAT | JANUARY 26

    (KIDS)
    pickIt's a Musical Pajama Party With Stephen Michael Schwartz, and the whole family is invited! Don your jammies to sing old and new tunes with the guy from Parachute Express who created music for Gymboree classes and the PBS series "Jay Jay the Jetplane." Pizza,...
  • L.A. woman

    By David Suissa

    January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Ruthie Rotenberg couldn't make up her mind. She had to choose between two amazing jobs. One was connected to the future of Jewish education in America; the other could potentially re-energize the Los Angeles Jewish community.

    In the past, Ruthie would always seek the advice of her...

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  • Hebrew Union College considers expansion

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 17, 2008 | 7:00 pm


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    From high above, the southeast corner of Hoover and 32nd streets near downtown would appear to be some of the only developable land between the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Staples Center -- a parking lot, a large field used by the USC women's soccer team...
  • ‘Secular Yeshiva’ answers young Israelis’ questions

    By Dina Kraft

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Ofri Bar-Am, 19, folds her legs underneath her on a library couch and peers closely at a photocopy of the biblical passage describing the oldest recorded case of sibling rivalry in history, Cain and Abel.

    A student at the first secular yeshiva in Israel, Bar-Am underlines phrases,...

  • Special Delivery - Jewish Lamaze Class Reunion

    By Jane Ulman

    June 22, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    We were so much fatter then -- and younger and more naïve.

    We were nine pregnant women, accompanied by our husbands, sitting together on the floor of a Temple Sinai classroom for 10 Thursday nights in the fall of 1983. Strangers to each other and strangers to the concept of becoming...

  • A Dying Language Comes to Life

    By Jane Ulman

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Gut morgn."

    Teacher Hannah Pollin greeted the group assembled in a large circle around her. Her nine high school students, armed with a page of interview questions and tape recorders, sat interspersed among 13 senior citizens at the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda. They formed...

  • Intense Me’ah Gets High Marks

    By Penny Schwartz

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A Jewish adult education program is bearing fruit, according to a recent survey.

    And now Me'ah -- an intensive, two-year Jewish adult-education program marking its 10th year -- is spreading from Boston across the country.

    The name of the program, which means 100 in Hebrew, refers...

  • Schools to Teach Ein Bisel Yiddish

    By Sarah Price Brown

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Linguists have predicted that within 100 years, more than half of the 6,000 languages that exist today will disappear.

    For a long time, it's looked as though Yiddish was among those bound for extinction, but scholars and Yiddish speakers, as well as some Jews who remember their...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

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    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com .

    By Keren Engelberg

  • Challah Lesson a Huge Slice of Simcha

    By Judy Zeidler

    March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    For the past 50 years, I have given cooking classes that include recipes for contemporary and traditional dishes, as well as menus for all the Jewish holidays. It is always very rewarding when I receive calls from students telling me that they loved the class and prepared all the...

  • New Tallit Bag Trend Threads Family Ties

    By Jane Ulman

    March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a group of eight mothers and grandmothers meets at Lani's Needlepoint in Studio City. There, under Lani Silver's expert guidance -- one diagonal, tied-down or decorative stitch at a time --they have cumulatively needlepointed more than 20...

  • A Daf a Day

    By Dr. Warren Klein

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Growing up religious in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, I didn't have much choice when it came to religious studies: it was full time till I was 18. I always felt it was being shoved down my throat.

    So I stayed away from religious studies for about a decade -- from college, through...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com.

    By Keren Engelberg

    Calendar...

  • Seniors Flock to OASIS of Learning

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "Make the shape of a U with your hips," coaches belly-dancing teacher Elexa Williams. Her students willingly comply, rolling their shoulders, gyrating their torsos and undulating their hips as they follow the teacher's example. Around their waists, the participants wear scarves...

  • Scholarship Takes No Vacation

    By Journal Report

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Two local synagogues are offering an opportunity for Jewish scholarship this summer, and a third is offering weekly Hebrew classes at all levels.

    Through the Community Scholar Program, Tustin's Congregation B'nai Israel will help host a six-day visit by a professor of Jewish history...

  • Into the Mystic

    By David Klinghoffer

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Marcus Weston is a thin, good-looking Londoner who in his casual attire and unobtrusive kippah could pass for typical Pico-Robertson Modern Orthodox guy. On this cool Tuesday night in December, he offers his audience a reassuring smile.

    "Kabbalah is very easy," he says, "I keep...

  • You Gotta Be in it to Win it

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Want to win a full day school scholarship? Or maybe free synagogue membership?

    Now you can, in the new Jewish community raffle, Arie Katz, chair of the Jewish Community Scholar Program (CSP), created the raffle to raise awareness of adult Jewish learning in Orange County and what he...

  • A Culinary Surprise

    By Judy Zeidler

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Recently, my husband and I traveled extensively throughout Vietnam, where we took several cooking classes and met talented chefs in Saigon, Hoi An and Hanoi. We ate everything from fresh Spring Rolls to Banana Blossom Salad. But the chef that surprised us the most was Donald Berger...

  • Valley Yeshiva Seeking to Lure City Jews Over the Mountains

    By Gaby Wenig

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's Thursday night at Toras Hashem, an outreach yeshiva in North Hollywood and some 40 people are here to hear Rabbi Zvi Block's weekly Torah portion sermon. Tonight the class includes college-age women wearing long skirts; a number of septuagenarians; a middle-aged man, who is...

  • Seniors Have Lots of Class

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Sonia Mittleman's class schedule would make most high school students jealous. The school she attends does not give grades, has no penalty for tardiness and assigns no homework.

    The Sherman Oaks resident is a student at Adat Ari El Sisterhood's Multi-Interest Day (M.I.D.), an adult...

  • A Small School With Big Plans

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On a recent Thursday afternoon at the New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS) in West Hills, 20 students fill the biology lab to hear a guest speaker discuss cryogenics. Next door, another 14 teenagers sit in a semicircle as their English teacher describes their next chapter in...

  • The Way of No Way

    By Andrea Adelson

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Drawn in part by the recent movie, "Enough," in which actress Jennifer Lopez uses Krav Maga to even the score against an abusive husband, a long-established Orange County class in self-defense is seeing a jump in popularity.

    Sessions in the self-defense training developed for the...

  • Israeli Folk Dancing: The Phenomenon

    By C.J. Hirsch

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    They are doing Rachel in Rio, Lamdi Oti in London, Dira 26 in Dimona and Biladaich in Boston. Israeli folk dancing is all the rage, and is possible almost any night of the week here in Los Angeles. And if you happen to be traveling out of town, no need to put your hobby on hold,...

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