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  • I am not my ideology

    By David Suissa

    September 2, 2015 | 2:10 pm

    I hate the Iran deal
    but I am not that hate.
    I fear the evil that wants to hurt my people
    but I am not that fear.
    I ridicule those who just don’t get it
    but I am not that ridicule.

    I am not hate or fear or ridicule.

    I am my mother’s moufletas melting with butter and honey...

  • Gerald Bubis, communal service pioneer and peace activist, dies at 91

    By  Tom Tugend

    August 22, 2015 | 10:40 am

    Gerald B. Bubis, who pioneered and shaped the field of Jewish communal service and was a passionate champion of a progressive Israel, died Friday evening (Aug. 21) at his Los Angeles home. His death at 91 followed a series of lengthy illnesses.

    Funeral services will be held at...

  • Community Profile: Gerald Bubis

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 12, 2012 | 12:24 pm

    Gerald B. Bubis is 88, and he knows there are things he’ll never do again.

    He’ll never travel to Israel again, for one, and after 46 trips, that’s a tough one to swallow. Then there’s the fact that this author and/or editor of 12 books and 200 articles on serving the Jewish...

  • Calendar Picks and Clicks: Nov. 4-10, 2011

    By Ryan Torok

    November 1, 2011 | 8:23 pm

    SUN | NOV 6

    Jews across the San Fernando and Conejo valleys join together all day Sunday for a common goal — to give back to the community. Mitzvah Day represents an opportunity for the entire family to help others through serving meals, gathering toys, donating blood,...

  • I believe pain and anger may offer opportunities for growth

    October 26, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    I was 10 years old. My father left us and moved to the United States from Winnipeg, leaving my mother, my 6-year-old sister and me destitute. After spending a bitter Canadian winter and spring with friends, we moved into my mother’s parents’ home in Minneapolis.

    I was bitter...

  • Study of UJC Merger Finds Unhappiness

    By Tom Tugend

    February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    American Jewish leaders who created the United Jewish Communities (UJC) umbrella organization out of three separate ones in 1999 are largely frustrated and disappointed by the outcome of their labor, with some scoring the missed chance to form a truly representative and...

  • The Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Songs for a Cure

    Photos of smiling children suffering from familial dysautonomia (FD) greeted community members gathered at the Luxe Summit Hotel in Bel Air to fundraise for a cure. The second event for the fledgling organization honored Rabbi Morley Feinstein, co-founder of the...