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  • Cooking Our Children

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    August 7, 2012 | 12:08 am

    The Book of Eicha (Lamentations) offers many grim images as it recounts the destruction of Jerusalem, and the slaughter and exiling of its population.  Surely one of the most gruesome is that of parents so racked with hunger that they resort to cooking their own children.  It’s an...

  • Upcoming Greening events

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    See the documentary, "A Sacred Duty: Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal the World"
    Sponsored by the Jewish Vegetarian Society of Los Angeles
    Sunday, Jan. 6, 2 p.m., at Valley Beth Shalom, 15730 Ventura Blvd., Encino.
    For more information, call (818) 342-5555, or e-mail...
  • One couple’s attempt to become less energy dependent

    By Jane Ulman

    January 3, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Last summer, Bonnie and Marc Gottlieb calculated their carbon footprint, measuring the impact on the earth's environment of such activities as driving their car, turning on their furnace and tossing out their trash. They discovered that they emitted about 56,000 pounds of carbon...