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  • JNET: Jewish professionals networking and shmoozing

    By Elyse Glickman

    October 23, 2014 | 11:50 am

    Forget the gold watch for 50 years of service at one firm. For many baby boomers and Gen X-ers, starting one’s own business has become more of a necessity than an alternative career path. As a result, professional networking groups have sprung up throughout the United States to...

  • MUSIC VIDEO: Chabad of Conejo Chanukah party ‘Yes We Can’

    December 12, 2008 | 5:53 pm

    There are lots of (localized) versions of this video out there—apparently produced by Chabad in NYC and customized by local Chabdniks.  This version promotes Chabad of Conejo’s Chanukah party.  It’s a parody/homage, based on will.i.am’s phenomenal ‘Yes We Can’ pro-Obama video.

  • Skateboarder’s project links charity and sport

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Devin Schneider looks like a typical 13-year-old boy: his long hair covers dark brown eyes, a smile reveals a mouthful of braces, and he wears a long hooded sweatshirt, T-shirt and jeans. He's quiet, sometimes keeping his eyes downcast as he thinks of what to say.

    But Devin...

  • News from the hood, eruv in the air

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Neighborhood Angels

    David Suissa gets it right when he praises the incredible work of selfless individuals ("Neighborhood Angels," Feb. 2). Through their tireless efforts to feed struggling Jewish families, Yaelle and Nouriel Cohen bring honor not only to themselves but also to...

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  • After Agoura eruv dismantled, residents ask ‘What’s up with that?’

    By Jane Ulman

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Construction of an eruv in the Conejo Valley was nearly complete last month when area residents began complaining to public officials about aesthetics and safety concerns as well as a lack of proper permits. Last week the eruv's organizers ordered all remaining portions along the...
  • Briefs

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Conejo Anti-Semitism Suit in Courts

    Attorneys representing the Jewish teenager who has sued the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CSUSD) over alleged anti-Semitic behavior will meet on Oct. 22 in state court, while a lawyer for the boy's former coach meets next month in federal...

  • Growing a Shul in Calabasas

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It is now two years since I moved to Calabasas to become the rabbi of a new Orthodox congregation. And there is no time like the eve of the Jewish New Year to take stock.

    People said it couldn't be done. Some believed there was not much hope for an Orthodox synagogue in this...

  • Conejo JCC Red Ink to Bring Closure

    By Marc Ballon

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    In a reflection of the continued struggles of the area's Jewish community centers, the Conejo Valley JCC is slated to close its doors forever on June 30, the second announced center closure in recent months.

    Meanwhile, the beleaguered Silverlake Independent JCC might survive. The...

  • Community Briefs

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    ADL Sponsors "Safe Community" Program in Encino

    Earlier this year, a string of arson attacks on five houses of worship rocked the interfaith community. Earlier this month, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) sponsored an interfaith forum to prepare the community in case such...

  • Jews Embrace Life in the Conejo Valley

    By Peter Fehler

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    It took me 15 years of living on the Westside and in the San Fernando Valley to find what I was looking for -- a Jewish lifestyle in Los Angeles fit for my family.

    It has been seven years -- although it seems a lot longer -- since my family and I moved from the San Fernando Valley to...

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    By Wendy J. Madnick

    August 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Vandals Attack Temple Solael

     

    Valley Hate Crimes on the Rise

    By Wendy Madnick, Valley Editor

    In the latest in a spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the San Fernando and Conejo valleys, vandals...

  • Who is Not a Jew?

    August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    In the midst of an international crisis over Whois a Jew, with Israeli police stopping Conservative and Reform menand women from praying together at the Western Wall and a smallOrthodox group declaring that liberals are not practicing Judaism,it's good to know there is, apparently,...

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