March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pmWhat blew me away about the synagogue wasn't the painting on the wall of the old Moroccan rebbe Meier Baal Ness, which I had never seen anywhere else -- not even in Sephardic synagogues -- and which brought back memories of going on pilgrimages with my family as a child in Morocco....
December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Three Jews are in a room screaming at one another, poking each other in the eyes, hitting each other on the head with objects ranging from frying pans to anvils. It's either a meeting of the synagogue's board of trustees or a Three Stooges film festival. Fortunately, this time, it's...
June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Cancervive is among the sponsors of Celebrate Life, a festival for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles patients past and present, on the occasion of National Cancer Survivor's Day. Taking place on Saturday, June 12 ,10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the L.A. Live Steamers recreational area in...
November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Cantor Mark Saltzman spent Sunday, Oct. 28 wearing a smile that could solve California's energy crisis.
Leading his congregation in a member-composed rendering of "Ki Bayti" ("Because This Is My Home"), Saltzman had reason to smile. After nine years of searching, fundraising,...