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  • Kids Page

    By Abby Gilad

    October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Links in the Chain

    That is what our year is. The year is a circle from one Rosh Hashanah to another. Your birthday is a circle from one birthday to another. And on Simchat Torah, we celebrate the circle of the Torah. Every year we read through the whole Five books of Moses, and we...

  • Slicing the Kosher Cheese Market

    By Gaby Wenig

    July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    At a cheese plant in Compton, Rabbi Avraham Vogel, a mashgiach (kosher supervisor) from OK supervision, adds a bucket of culture to a 780-gallon bath of hot milk. A table nearby is spread with cheese curd, which a worker cuts and then puts through a cooker stretcher that bathes the...

  • For the Kids

    By Abbi Gilad

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    We Are All Kings

    We are told in parshat Shelach to wear tzitzit, a fringed garment. This is so central to Jewish identity, that the white-and-blue tallit became the model for the Israeli flag. Wearing fringes on the edge of your garment was, in ancient times, a sign that you came...

  • A Cup of Irony

    By Amy Klein

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When I first met Howard Schultz at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem in 1998, the chairman and CEO of Starbucks Corp. was in Israel as part of a mission with Aish HaTorah, a religious outreach organization renowned for its aggressive marketing tactics and ability to make traditional...

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  • Offbeat Austrian

    By Rob Eshman

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The opening scene of "Gebürtig" is as clever and shocking a scene you'll see on screen this year: The cold, mist-covered grounds of a concentration camp. Skeletal Jews in ragged clothes huddle together for warmth. Nearby, SS officers in thick wool coats smoke, laugh and drink. An...

  • Israeli Surfs New Turf

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Windsurfer Gal Friedman became the first Israeli to win the gold medal at the World Mistral Sailboard Championships, held in Pattaya, Thailand, on Sunday, Dec. 15. Out of the 11 races in the regatta, Friedman won four and in two more he placed second, making it the best-ever...

  • Dog Days of Summer

    By Journal Staff

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This year, Father's Day is time for hyper-fast food, as Nathan's Famous hot dogs hosts the second annual Los Angeles Hot Dog Eating Contest on June 16. The winner goes on to the big dance: the world championship Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest, July 4 at Coney Island.

    Last...

  • CDs to Light Up Eight Nights

    By Paul Wieder

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    They are round, shiny and popular. But CDs don't melt like chocolate coins -- and they have fewer calories. To give the gelt without the guilt, try the gift of music.

    Rick Recht "Shabbat Alive!"

    You don't want to miss Rock Recht with his voice, guitar and charisma, he's held his...

  • Party Out of Bounds

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    November 29, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    More than 100 guests sat in a sea of round banquet tables in a Studio City hotel, munching on fancy appetizers presented by waiters. A band warmed up. Kids crowded entertainment stations waiting for artists to personalize clothing and paint their faces.

    I had been invited to a...

  • From Worst to First

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Junior varsity runner Joey Small.

    After the Yeshiva University High Schools of Los Angeles crosscountry team won the Westside League finals on Nov. 6, a competitorwas puzzled. "You guys were so bad last year," the rival asked RaphyHulkower, 15. "What happened?"

    What happened, besides...

  • Cedars-Sinai Merges with Two Westside Hospitals

    By Rob Eshman

    October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    When Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced last Monday that itplans to take over management of two smaller West Los Angeleshospitals, the headlines could easily have read, "Man Bites Dog."

    In these days of brutal health-care competition, it is largefor-profit health-care conglomerates...

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