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  • Rebbetzin Reva Zilberstein dies at 99

    March 22, 2011 | 6:01 pm

    Rebbetzin Reva Zilberstein, wife of the Breed Street Shul’s Rabbi Osher Zilberstein, died Feb. 27 just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. Rabbi Zilberstein was head of Congregation Talmud Torah, known as the Breed Street Shul, in Boyle Heights from 1935 until he died in 1973,...

  • Marching Forth While Looking Back

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Standing outside of the Byzantine Revival majesty of Congregation Talmud Torah on the Sunday following Tu B'Shevat, Stephen Sass, president of the Jewish Historical Society of Southern California (JHS), presented a construction hard hat to State Sen. Gilbert Cedillo (D-Dist. 22) as a...