The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles barred anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller from delivering a previously scheduled speech at its Wilshire Boulevard headquarters on June 24.
The Manischewitz Co. celebrated the opening of its new headquarters in Newark, N.J., by making the world's longest piece of matzah. The production of the 25-foot-long matzah, equal to 336 regular matzah squares, was overseen Tuesday by Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi, Yona Metzger. Metzger also affixed mezuzahs to the doorways of the company's offices.
Hitler's Eastern front military headquarters in central Ukraine will be turned into a museum. The opening is scheduled for May 9, known as Victory Day, which marks the surrender of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in World War II.
The official dedication of the Jewish Federation headquarters at 6505 Wilshire Blvd. this weekend marks a new era in the history of Jewish Los Angeles.
It's a clear, sunny weekday in May. A man wearing a hardhat shaped like a Stetson materializes from a construction site. His name is Rodney Freeman, and he is a member of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' Real Estate & Construction Division. He is also on the committee supervising the biggest enterprise ever undertaken by L.A.'s Jewish Federation - the refurbishing of the nonprofit organization's 6505 Wilshire Blvd. headquarters.