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  • Groman Eden to be rededicated

    June 6, 2012 | 1:00 pm

    Groman Eden Mortuary will be hosting a dedication ceremony on June 13 at 6:30 p.m. to commemorate its restoration.

    The ceremony will be officiated by Rabbi Jerry Cutler of Creative Arts Temple. He will be blessing the building and placing the prayers inside mezuzahs that will hang...

  • VIDEO: Virtual Rabbi David presents ‘The Jewish Olympics’

    August 22, 2008 | 10:12 pm

    Virtual Rabbi (and Olympics fan) David Paskin presents a Shabbat message based on the determination and dedication of Olympic athletes.

    David Paskin, or Rabbi David as he is known by his congregants, is an accomplished spiritual leader, singer/songwriter, entertainer and award-winning Jewish educator. For more than a decade, David has served as full-time Spiritual Leader of Temple Beth Abraham in Canton, Massachusetts

     

  • VIDEO: Torah dedication by Chabad of Thousand Oaks

    June 25, 2008 | 10:03 pm





    Chabad of Thousand Oaks was honored to receive a Torah, generously donated by Rabbi Mordechai and Ethel Bryski in memory of their parents (great-grandparents of Rabbi Chaim Bryski, Rabbi of Chabad of Thousand Oaks), survivors of the Holocaust. This scroll was rescued from the Holocaust as well, and was painstakingly restored before coming to its permanent home at the Thousand Oaks Jewish Center.

  • Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Light 'Em Up

    It was easy to tell when Chanukah hit this year because of the preponderance of menorahs of all shapes and sizes spreading light throughout California. On Dec. 9 in Sacramento on the steps of the Capitol, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger lit a menorah and danced the hora...

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  • Community Briefs

    June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    GOP and Dems Spar in Presidential Debate

    Los Angeles' first Jewish debate on the presidential election offered a taste of the partisan enmity awaiting voters in the coming months.

    The June 3 "Jewish Vote 2004" event at the Museum of Tolerance, organized by StandWithUs, was...

  • Chabad Brings Brooklyn to L.A.

    By Gaby Wenig

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the kosher restaraunts, Judaica stores and storefront synagogues on a particular stretch of Pico Boulevard, a little  piece of Brooklyn has just been built.

    OK, the new three-story, 47,000-square-foot brown-brick building is hardly little, but it is straight out of 770...

  • Man With a Plan

    By Joe Berkofsky

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Students from Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life gathered one night during the recent General Assembly of the Jewish federation system and confronted Richard Joel.

    The students peppered Joel, Hillel's president and international director, with criticism that events during...

  • Campus Envy

    By Rob Eshman

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I am not a big fan of Jewish unity when it's ideological. A room full of informed

    and opinionated Jews, arguing their ideas back and forth, is a sign of a healthy people.

    But I do support Jewish physical unity. Life is with people, and Jewish life flourishes when we learn, play, pray...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    2002: A Cayse Odyssey

    Valley Outreach Synagogue will honor Ray Cayse as Man of the Year, Ruth Bail as Humanitarian of the Year, Eleanor Mizrahi as Woman of the Year and Don and Mickey Bilsky as Couple of the Year on April 6 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.

    The Big 2-0...

  • Righteous Rescuers Honored

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Though certainly one of the most bitter memories of history, the Holocaust was also a time of true heroism and great humanity. On Sun., May 6, Mt. Sinai Memorial Park in Simi Valley dedicated a grove of trees to the non-Jewish heroes who risked their lives to save Jewish lives during...

  • Message From The President

    By Moshe Katsav

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL MR. MOSHE KATSAV

    It gives me great pleasure to send you congratulations and best wishes from Jerusalem on the important occasion of the dedication of the new Los Angeles Federation Center which is yet another proof of the...

  • Edifice Rex

    By Rob Eshman

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The official dedication of the Jewish Federation headquarters at 6505 Wilshire Blvd. this weekend marks a new era in the history of Jewish Los Angeles.

    The structure near Wilshire's intersection with San Vicente Boulevard is stunning. From a distance it appears as a gleaming...

  • Restoring Hope

    By Ruth E. Gruber

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    A prayer and study center honoring Jewish life has opened near the place that for more than half a century has been the paramount symbol of Jewish death.

    Jordan's Prince Hassan joined Roman Catholic clergy, Polish, U.S. and Israeli officials and Holocaust survivors in an emotional...

  • Community Briefs

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    June 29, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Shimon Paskow, 68, let down his guard the other day and began to reel off a few of the jokes he had told at his retirement dinner on Sun., June 25, honoring his 31 years of service at Temple Etz Chaim of Thousand Oaks.

    One goes like this: "You've heard the saying 'Old soldiers...

  • A Solid Foundation

    By Beverly Gray

    September 10, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Until recently the Milken Community High School was housed in cramped rows of portable bungalows. The high school's students spent their day in what looked like bunkhouses at a summer camp. Several of the portables are still in use until finishing touches are completed on the...
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