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  • Moving and shaking: Early Childhood Center, JVS, AFOBIS and more

    By Ryan Torok

    September 16, 2015 | 2:28 pm

    Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos participated in the Aug. 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of the Harry Rubinfeld Jewish Education Center, an expansion of the Early Childhood Center (ECC) at Burbank Temple Emanu El. 

    He was joined at the event by Rabbi John Carrier...

  • For the Love of Israel -Q&A with the young people who made Aliyah during Operation Protective Edge

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 5, 2014 | 8:34 am

    This summer, in the midst of a military operation in Gaza, while rockets whistled over our heads, a group of 300 young North Americans landed in Israel, their eyes lit with excitement. Those young folks, ages 18 to 23, made Aliyah with the purpose of starting a new, independent...

  • During combat and after, lone soldiers look to each other for support

    August 25, 2014 | 11:27 am

    When Shir Kleyman, an infantry instructor for the Israel Defense Forces and a Los Angeles native, found out that someone named Sean had died fighting in Gaza, she knew the army had lost a fellow lone soldier.

    The official announcement came soon afterward as Kleyman, 19, was...

  • From Los Angeles to Tel Aviv: Israel’s New Recruits

    June 14, 2012 | 5:07 pm

    Los Angeles, CA June 12, 2012

    In a beautiful garden setting in Encino, at the home of Andrea and Isaac Cohen, thirty-two young men and women, their families and close friends gathered together in celebration and to say farewell.

    Farewell, because these young people are part of a...