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  • L’chaim to Day 8 of Chanukah

    By Deena F. Greenberg

    December 13, 2015 | 4:13 pm

    To be followed by 

    Sold, and eaten, separately.


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    Chanuka sameach!

  • Rosh Hashanah, Israeli-style

    By Ryan Torok

    September 27, 2012 | 4:14 pm

    It’s Sunday night, Erev Rosh Hashanah, and Hebrew chatter fills the air of a Masonic center on Westwood Boulevard. 

    Approximately a dozen round tables covered in white cloths fill the large room. 

    To the side of the space, platters of chicken, fish, salads, potatoes and rice...

  • Maccabiah tryouts coming to L.A.

    July 18, 2012 | 5:57 pm

    While hundreds of American athletes are eagerly anticipating the beginning of the Olympics in London this month, another Team USA is preparing for a different international competition.

    Tryouts for the 19th Maccabiah Games, which will be held in Israel in July 2013, are already...

  • Drama queens

    By David Suissa

    June 6, 2012 | 2:39 pm

    One of the biggest and most obvious challenges in raising Jewish awareness and building Jewish connection is finding ways of getting your point across. Every week, across Los Angeles, there are hundreds of classes and sermons that aim specifically to do that: get a Jewish point...

  • UCLA Project Seeks Picture of L.A. Jews

    By Tom Tugend

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    There's more to Jewish Los Angeles than Hollywood, outsider perceptions notwithstanding, and a wide-ranging UCLA project aims to paint a fuller and more accurate picture of the metropolis' 650,000 Jews.

    "Los Angeles is one of the greatest Jewish cities in the Diaspora, the second...