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  • Shmulie Hauptman: Hatzolah leader brings first aid to Jewish community — and beyond

    By Ryan Torok

    January 6, 2015 | 10:00 am

    On a rainy weekday in December, Shmulie Hauptman wore a reflective Hatzolah of Los Angeles jacket. A two-way radio was clipped to his belt. His car, a Lexus hybrid, was parked outside the Starbucks at Pico and Robertson, where he met with the Journal. Inside the car were a spare...
  • Don’t call him super-rav

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 22, 2010 | 8:29 pm

    “Is Rabbi T a crime-fighting rabbi?” That’s what a student asked Pressman Academy Rav Beit Sefer (head school rabbi) Chaim Tureff at a recent question-and-answer session.

    “Lehavdil,” Tureff responded, using the Hebrew word to draw a distinction between himself and the...