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  • Budget crunch forcing schools to cut, become creative

    September 8, 2009 | 12:46 pm

    Rabbi Samuel Levine has a problem—and it’s echoing throughout the Jewish day school world.

    Levine, the head of school at Hillel Day School in Boca Raton, Fla., has seen an increase of more than 20 percent in requests for financial aid from the past year. In 2008-09, the school...

  • After-School Kabbalah Comes to LAUSD Campuses

    By Rachel Heller

    April 2, 2009 | 10:59 am

    Along with homework time, crafts and supervised games, grade school students in several Los Angeles Unified School District elementary schools this spring are getting something different at their after-school programs: spiritual awareness.

    Dozens of San Fernando Valley children are...

  • 5th District Plays Big Role

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    March 11, 2009 | 9:09 pm

    The Los Angeles elections on March 3 turned out to be more interesting than most of us had expected, especially the role of the Fifth Council District.

    The Fifth, which is a mixture of Westside (think Fairfax) and Valley (think Encino) is also the “Jewish district.” In a city...

  • The Fifth District in the Arena

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    March 6, 2009 | 7:32 pm

    The city elections on March 3 turned out to be more interesting than most of us had expected.  There’s a lot to talk about, and I hope to generate some discussion on this site.  I want to focus first on one thing I find very illuminating and that’s the role of the fifth council...

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  • A District Divided

    By Mike Levy

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    As the City Council begins it consideration of Redistricting Commission-drawn district maps, a conflict between Valley activists and Jewish interests seems to have been resolved. But as proposed districts are scrutinized and rescrutinized block by block, the question of whether the...

  • East Ventura Bound

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    If you're looking to move into a new home in Los Angeles, good luck. Last month, the median sale price for an L.A. home jumped 10 percent to $213,000, setting an all-time record for L.A. County.

    But if you're looking to move into a new home in Oak Park, say your prayers. Finding a...