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July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm
Across the parking lot of the neighborhood pub/casino in the Summerlin suburb of Las Vegas, Jewish residents, community leaders, local officials and passersby stood in the 110-degree heat recently to watch the ribbon-cutting ceremony of a new Chabad shul.
The imposing $4.5...
October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Some friends and I were watching the news a couple months back, as journalists were covering the opening of a new high school in South
Los Angeles. The TV reporter asked a student attending his first day of class on this beautiful, brand new campus what the new school meant for him....
May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Missions to Israel are a staple of Jewish organizations, but when Pepe Barreto leads a group tour there in August, it'll represent something new.
Barreto is perhaps the most popular drive-time host on Spanish-language radio in Los Angeles and a major player in a new drive to boost...
March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm
May 17 will mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court ruling Brown vs. Board of Education that outlawed separate educational facilities as inherently unequal.
Less well-known is Orange County's role in establishing that historic precedent. In 1947, a group of parents...
April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm
State Assemblyman Lloyd E. Levine (D-Van Nuys), 33, sits on the influential Assembly Budget Committee. He recently spoke with The Jewish Journal about the possible impacts of Gov. Gray Davis' proposed 15 percent cut in Medi-Cal reimbursements.
Jewish Journal: What pain would the 15...
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
It has been one year since a financial crisis engulfed the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA). In response to this crisis, JCCGLA was forced to close facilities, cut services and lay off scores of staff. Programs that served more than 1,000 people were...
December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm