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  • Summertime and the reading is…  Diverse

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    June 1, 2010 | 8:15 pm

    Summer is coming, and here are a few good reads for long flights or lounging by the pool — some newly published, some coming soon, some recently reviewed in the book columns in the Jewish Journal and on jewishjournal.com.

    “When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful...

  • How We Worship

    By Amy Klein

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Los Angeles Jews. AnJewlinos, if you will.

    Who are they?

    A diverse group if ever there was one -- as multifaceted as the city itself. About 660,000 Jews call the greater Los Angeles home -- and that does not include the many more families who are touched by Judaism through...

  • Why Be Jewish?

    By Marisa N. Pickar

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The Los Angeles Times recently ran a story, "A Clouded View of U.S. Jews" (Oct. 9, 2002), which related the results of conflicting polls taken to determine Jewish population numbers in America. One study claimed numbers dipped slightly to 5.2 million, while a second poll claimed the...

  • Uniting Community

    By Rabbi Stewart L. Vogel

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As the Jewish community gathers for the Valley Jewish Festival, we must ask ourselves whether there is, in fact, a Los Angeles Jewish community to speak of. If we define community as "a group of people defined by a geographical area," then we can refer to the Jewish community of Los...