My youngest grandson is four years old. I have been a member of our Chevrah Kadisha for over 15 years (I am one of the “charter” members). We live in a relatively small Jewish community and perform a Taharah only about three or four times a year. When we do a Taharah, it is...
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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...
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.
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
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...
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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...
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...