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  • Conejo in spiritual bloom

    August 19, 2011 | 3:16 pm

    One year after they opened Chabad of Agoura Hills in 1986, Chabad officials decided to hold a Chanukah festival at an Agoura Hills mall. They put up a menorah and, soon thereafter, received an anonymous phone call demanding its removal.

    “They said, ‘Agoura is not a Jewish...

  • Advice from the Yentas

    March 16, 2011 | 11:33 am

    These are not your grandmother’s yentas.

    The Wedding Yentas, a Conejo-based Web site offering planning advice to the modern Jewish bride, is the brainchild of Alison Friedman and Nicky Kahn.

    “While planning my wedding, I had the hardest time finding resources,” said Kahn, who...

  • A Tasty Tu B’shvat Lesson

    January 31, 2011 | 2:55 pm

    In the spirit of Tu B’shvat, the Jewish celebration of nature and abundance, the students of Conejo Hebrew High School in Agoura Hills invited their families and other community members to a one-night dining experience Jan. 19 at their own makeshift Israeli restaurant, which they...

  • Kosher in the conejo

    March 23, 2010 | 6:06 pm

    The Agoura Meadows Shopping Center, an overgrown strip mall located in a particularly pastoral nook of the Conejo Valley, contains a surprisingly diverse array of international restaurants: Hong Kong Express, Italia Deli & Bakery and Sushi Ozekii flank an enormous Vons. Just around...

  • Aliyah, Beth Haverim leaders discuss deal

    By Adam Wills

    February 19, 2010 | 2:30 pm

    They aren’t using the “m” word, but leaders from Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills met with the leadership of Temple Beth Haverim on Feb. 10 to discuss plans to help shore up the Agoura Hills Conservative synagogue, which has been struggling financially in recent years and filed...