The National Jewish Population Survey (NJPS) 2000-01, dubbed "Strength, Challenge and Diversity," offers key findings on demographics, intermarriage, Jewish "connections" -- that is, communal behavioral trends -- and such "special" topics as the elderly, immigration and poverty....
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September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm
July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Last week at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market, I got a taste of what it is like to be an Israeli. Going about the ordinary tasks of life one moment, standing next to a corpse the next.
My day started out ordinarily enough. In pursuit of the perfect tile for my new barbecue center, I...
May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Nearly 200 Jews descended on Sacramento this week to lobby California's most powerful politicians to protect major programs that serve the poorest and frailest Jews and other Californians from the budget ax.
Jews from throughout the state, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, San...
May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm
February 27, 2003 | 7:01 pm
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and Jewish Family Service (JFS) have received the first federally funded grant in California for so-called naturally occurring retirement communities (NORCs), places where a majority of the population is over 55.
JFS, which collaborated...
November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
This is the second of two articles examining the status of Holocaust restitution and reparations as The Journal observes the 64th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Nov. 9). The first article dealt with the history, problems and future impact of the topic. This article deals with how the...
September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm
We need more stamps," a little boy yells. "How many cards do we have left?" asked a dark-haired woman. "I have more envelopes!" shouts a girl in a skirt. It's the Wednesday before Rosh Hashana at the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda, yet the residents don't seem to mind the noise...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Is the American Jewish community prepared for the aging tidal wave? With the number of Jewish elderly expected to soar over the coming decade, leaders at the national and local levels realize they must move beyond traditional methods of caring for the elderly to develop new plans and...
May 9, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Imagine you are 90 years old and the world you once knew, even your own home, feels like a frightening and unfamiliar place. Sometimes you find it hard to recognize even your closest family members. You don't understand why people get angry when you wander away or when you cannot...
April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm
November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm
April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pmThe Passover holiday contains countless traditions. There's the matzah and the sweet wine, the charoset and haggadot, the gefilte fish and the good fortune we celebrate. But perhaps most importantly, there is the gathering together of family and friends -- the people who make the...
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