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  • Conservative Jews Gather at Crossroads

    By Sue Fishkoff

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    How should Conservative Judaism cope with dwindling membership, growing intermarriage rates and society's increasing religious and political polarity, while remaining true to its base in halachah (Jewish law)?

    Those are some of the vexing questions the United Synagogue of...

  • Acts of Faith - Farewell Service

    By Amy Klein

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    After World War II, two Jewish GIs returned to Los Angeles and founded a synagogue in Westchester. Beth Tikvah, as it was called, finally found a permanent home in 1959 on the Westchester bluffs.

    But last month, the Conservative congregation -- known since 1968 as B'nai Tikvah after...