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  • Malibu Shul Begins Building—Finally

    By Julie G Fax

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Construction crews broke ground at the site of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue (MJCS) last week -- two and a half years after the congregation held a gala groundbreaking celebration for the new $10 million building.

    "Building in Malibu is legendary -- it's very difficult to...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    We Love to Laugh



    Jews have always used humor to get themselves through difficult times. And you better believe that Jews have had difficult times! Maybe our humor is what has kept us alive as a people for more than 5,500 years. Certainly, our humor has been used to teach the world a great deal about humanity.



    Jammin' Jokes



    Some of our very own Jewish comedians have this to say: Q: What do you get when you squeeze a synagogue?

    A: Fresh Jews!

    Sent in by Raquel Rosen, 12, Beverly Hills

  • Where Are High EI Guys?

    By Sharon Lynn Bear

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Dating is not brain surgery, but for some men it is more difficult. I think I've discovered why. The current thinking on intelligence is that people have several types of intelligence, which may not be equally developed.

    Psychologist Daniel Goleman coined the phrase "emotional...

  • Don’t Hate Me ‘Cuz I’m Happy

    By Mark Miller

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    If you're anything like me -- and for the love of God, I hope you're not --you've found dating in Los Angeles to be nonstop inferno of disappointment, frustration, anguish, horror, tedium and depression.

    And those are the dates that work out fairly well. It's not hard to understand...

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  • Koala Makes Aliyah

    By Henry Benjamin

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Ben-Gurion Airport welcomed a new Israeli, and a rather furry one at that.

    Didgee, a koala, made aliyah from Melbourne, Australia, but he won't be the only Aussie in his new home. Cindy and Mindy, two cute koala girls who made aliyah from the Melbourne Zoo in February, already...

  • Invest in Your Community

    By Michael J. Kaminsky

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It has been one year since a financial crisis engulfed the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA). In response to this crisis, JCCGLA was forced to close facilities, cut services and lay off scores of staff. Programs that served more than 1,000 people were...

  • Helpers Harm

    By James D. Besser

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It's one of the oddities of world affairs that the worse things get in the Middle East, the more various countries, international bodies and individuals want a piece of the diplomatic action. The region could use some help, but sadly, recent offers by a number of hopeful mediators...

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