November 19, 2008 | 3:32 am
November 19, 2008 | 2:05 am
After a chunk of plaster fell from the ceiling last month, the main sanctuary at historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple was closed
Julie Miller walked a fine line when she delivered her annual president's message to the congregation of Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Erev Rosh Hashanah.
November 19, 2008 | 1:10 amSabrina Bahir was never particularly well off, at least financially. Her loving, supportive parents still reside in a trailer park and live off disability.
"I missed the Jewish American Princess boat," she joked.
Bahir believed that gaining a graduate degree -- a master's in Jewish...
June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Contemporary Judaism cannot spare any of its competing components. Each one, from Charedi to Reform, has a unique contribution to make.
I recently spent some time with the Helsinki Jewish community and learned something about Judaism I didn't know. First, I learned that the...
January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm
The outpouring of international charity for the victims of the Asian disasters is a clear sign that we humans are capable of enormous empathy
But the near-instant world reaction should go even farther. Now, the world's eyes are turned on an area of the globe where...
April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm
August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm
The company Henry Samueli co-founded, Broadcom Corp., develops tiny communications chips that are helping to transform the way digital information is moved from place to place.
The contributions that Samueli and his wife Susan have made to Jewish causes in Orange County could...
February 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm
September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm
Ticket prices are for the full series, including Rosh Hashanah evening and morning, Yom Kippur evening, and all day on Yom Kippur. Many synagogues offer tickets for single services, and many will nego-tiate. And remember, whatever you pay for holiday tickets is a tax-deductible...
May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Question: What do you get when you cross Hollywood, the Holocaust and Jewish communal fund-raising? Answer: Something exactly like last Wednesday night's Simon Wiesenthal National Tribute Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
It was a deliriously effulgent affair, a symbol of the...