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  • Briefs

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Hate Crimes Down; Jews Still Target

    The number of reported hate crimes in Los Angeles County was lower in 2003 than 2002, and while that decrease is part of a 12-year decline, Jews remain a highly visible, often-targeted religious group.

    The Los Angeles County Commission on Human...

  • Check Out the Library’s New Digs

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 19, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Sally Hyam didn't mind working on her birthday. A librarian for the last 19 years at the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles (JCLLA), Hyam was actually delighted that some 40 visitors were checking out books and videos at the opening reception celebrating the library's new...

  • The Truth Is In There

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Last month, a group of people gathered at the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles to hear a distinguished gentleman talk about Jewish gangsters, Yiddish-speaking intellectuals and circus freaks sharing prostitutes. But there was a good reason.

    The man behind the lectern, Amram...

  • Seinfeld Borrows a Talmud

    By Ruth Stroud

    October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    'Seinfeld' Borrows

    a Talmud

    By Ruth Stroud, Staff Writer

    The Jewish Community Library is used to catering to the literaryneeds of groups of school children, Yiddish scholars and day-schoolteachers. But seldom does it get a call for Talmudic texts to gracethe set of a sitcom. That...