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  • Puff, the magic (Kosher) pastry

    June 4, 2014 | 11:24 am

    The cupcake. The macaron. And now the nuage cake. 

    The public embraces dessert trends with an intense — and sometimes fleeting — passion. Fortunately for those who observe the laws of kashrut, the latest sweet treat to appear on the L.A. scene happens to be certified kosher. 

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  • All night with God: Picturing revelation

    May 28, 2014 | 11:39 am

    In a City of Angels, with murals and figures of the agents of heaven fluttering everywhere, as we approach Shavuot and the time of Matan Torah — the receiving of the Torah — you would think that finding a place to have a revelatory moment would be as easy as stepping outside.

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  • Chai time for a new location

    August 28, 2013 | 4:52 pm

    For the past eight years, the Chai Center has been holding High Holy Days services at the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Theater in Beverly Hills. This year, however, just weeks before Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz received a call from the WGA indicating that, because of...

  • Ralphs adds kosher mart

    February 13, 2013 | 11:34 am

    At 8 a.m. on Feb. 6, a sizable space inside the enormous and newly remodeled Ralphs at Third Street and La Brea Avenue became the Hancock Park-La Brea neighborhood’s newest kosher market. As the Los Angeles High School Marching Band played, speeches were made ,and checks were...

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  • Bet Tzedek moves east

    By Ryan Torok

    November 28, 2012 | 3:05 pm

    Ever since Bet Tzedek’s inception in 1974, the free legal-services firm has mostly been housed in the heavily Jewish Fairfax district, with additional offices in the San Fernando Valley and the Mid-Wilshire area. In August, it consolidated all three into a single headquarters in...

  • Candidate Adeena

    By David Suissa

    July 24, 2008 | 1:24 am

    If you want to really annoy Adeena Bleich, just ask her what it feels like to be a young Orthodox woman running for City Council. I know, because when we sat down recently for lunch at Shiloh's, the first thing I asked her is what it felt like to be a young Orthodox woman running...
  • VIDEO: Mind of Mencia—cultural explorer Carlos goes to Fairfax to visit the Jews

    July 7, 2008 | 10:51 pm

    <a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/" target="_blank">Mind of Mencia: Cultural Explorer - Jews</a>

    Official Comedy Central Video: The Mind of Mencia—cultural explorer Carlos goes to visit the Jews

  • Best street for a J-cation?  Fairfax!

    July 3, 2008 | 11:32 am

    In a summer of rising airfares and gas prices, you need to take a trip that is close by, low cost, in town and that will fill you with Jewish stories.

    The best place to do that? Fairfax Avenue.

    That's right, become a Jewish cultural tourist, not in New York, Venice or Seville, but...

  • Letters

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Taps for Hatikvah

    It has been sad indeed to see the slow death of all things Jewish along our Fairfax stretch over the last few years ("Fairfax Shops Feel the Squeeze," Oct. 21).

    Before we are relegated to yet another historical reference on the Canter's mural, let's hope the...

  • Remembering Tibor

    By Gloria Baran

    June 9, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    As Shavuot approaches, I can't help but remember the afternoon of the first day of Shavuot two years ago when my neighborsand I stood outside our homes and wondered whether terrorists had struck again, as the sound of sirens permeated the air and an army of helicopters circled the...

  • Pico’s Familiar Slice

    By Julie G Fax

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The balabus is back.

    Howard Weiss, who opened Los Angeles's first kosher pizza shop in the mid 1970s, has reopened his famed Kosher Nostra, and he's looking to reclaim the glory days of over-sized slices and relentless puns that made the first Kosher Nostra a community institution.

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  • The Faces Behind Fairfax

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Ask Boris Dralyuk about his student days at Fairfax High School and the impish young man with startlingly blue eyes will mockingly compare himself to one of the great anti-heroes of literature. "I know about the experiences of Saul Bellow's Augie March and the little Jewish kids...

  • Transit Torment

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 5, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It all began a minute past midnight on Sat., Sept. 16, with a negotiations breakdown between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and bus and rail operator unions. Hundreds of thousands of L.A. commuters, many of whom depend on city buses for their livelihood, were forced...

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