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...
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Tag: Conejo Valley
October 23, 2014 | 11:50 am
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.
March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm
February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pmNeighborhood 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...
February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pmConstruction 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...