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  • Sinai Temple’s Atid Launches Video Campaign to Attract Young Crowd

    By Nicole Behnam

    April 14, 2014 | 1:05 pm

    In a world that depends on flyers, brochures, and similar promotional devices to garner attention for events, Sinai Temple’s Atid decided to step up their approach. Based on the popularity in recent years of Jewish-themed parody songs, Atid has launched a video marketing campaign...

  • Aug. 24-30

    By Laura Donney

    August 21, 2013 | 4:55 pm

    SAT AUG 24

    FARED SHAFINURY

    This Iranian-American knows a thing or two about uniting sounds. Along with his Texas-based ensemble, Shafinury creates music that not only denies geography, but also time. He combines Iranian, Indian, Mexican and Texan sounds with modern electronic...

  • Singles sniff out other singles at JDate’s ‘Must Love Dogs’ event

    by Caroline Lowy

    July 26, 2013 | 11:07 am

    At JDate's 'Must Love Dogs' event, singles brought their most trusted companion to assist them in life's ultimate challenge: finding a date.  

    SCOREBOARD

    Dogs: 1
    First encounter awkwardness between strangers: 0

    Be sure to watch these cute creatures interact with each other and maybe find a life partner themselves!

  • July 13-19

    By Laura Donney

    July 10, 2013 | 12:21 pm

    SAT JULY 13

    “SONGFEST SINGS AMERICA: CELEBRATING LEONARD BERNSTEIN”

    Celebrating America’s great composer, SongFest 2013 partners with Grand Performances to present a concert, the centerpiece of which will be the unpublished “Songfest: A Cycle of American Poems for Six Singers...

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  • Moishe House a place to call home

    March 20, 2013 | 8:45 am

    Before they discovered Moishe House L.A. (MoHoLa), Rodrigo Rodarte had never led a Shabbat dinner, Jon Shoer was looking to solidify his Jewish identity, and Joshua Nathan Finn was searching for a way to create a home away from home for his Jewish peers. 

    All three found a place...

  • March 9-15

    By Ryan Torok

    March 6, 2013 | 5:11 am

    SUN MARCH 10

    “ISRAEL IN 3-D”

    Explore multiple dimensions of Israel with Arieh Saposnik, director of UCLA’s Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, UCLA political science professor Steven Spiegel, visiting scholars and others during this One-Day University program at UCLA....

  • Feb. 16-22

    By Ryan Torok

    February 13, 2013 | 2:24 pm

    WED FEB 20

    “INTERSECTING PATHS: ART AND HEALING”  

    Twelve artists explore personal spiritual healing in the works on display in this new exhibition. Among them is photographer Bill Aron, known for his poetic images of Jews in America and abroad and whose cancer diagnosis led...

  • Calendar Picks and Clicks: Jan 5-11, 2013

    By Ryan Torok

    January 2, 2013 | 11:30 am

    SAT JAN 5

    B.J. NOVAK: “UNCOLLECTED STORIES”

    Writer and actor B.J. Novak (“The Office,” “Inglourious Basterds”) shares original pieces of comedic fiction in advance of an upcoming collection. Co-star, writer and producer of “The Office,” Novak has a sensibility that draws on a...

  • Dec. 15-21

    By Ryan Torok

    December 12, 2012 | 10:06 am

    SAT DEC 15

    “Voices and Visions” 

    Connecting Jewish thought, art and people, this exhibition at the Skirball features artworks that pair contemporary Jewish artists with past and present Jewish thinkers, including Hillel, Maimonides and Susan Sontag. The project aims to inspire...

  • Nov. 3-9

    By Ryan Torok

    November 1, 2012 | 1:40 pm

    SAT NOV 3

    Good Food Conference/Localicious

    LACMA hosts provocative panel discussions exploring issues integral to building organic and sustainable food systems. On Sunday, head to the beach for Good Food’s Localicious fundraiser, featuring signature dishes prepared by 30 of...

  • Oct. 27–Nov 2, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    October 24, 2012 | 11:43 am

    SAT OCT 27

    “Seeds of Resiliency”

    Documentarian Susan Polis Schutz’s new film introduces us to 12 diverse people who have survived tragedies and challenges by having hope and helping others, including a Holocaust survivor who believes that “the worst can bring out the best in...

  • Calendar Picks and Clicks: Oct. 20-26, 2012

    By Ryan Torok

    October 17, 2012 | 11:47 am

    SAT OCT 20

    “Six Million and One”

    When Israeli documentary filmmaker David Fisher discovers the memoir of his late father, a Holocaust survivor who was interned in Gusen and Gunskirchen, Austria, Fisher decides to retrace his father’s footsteps. Realizing it’s unbearable to be...

  • Altara M.

    November 2, 2011 | 2:58 pm

    Altara is an only child, raised in New York. She wants to find a man from the East Coast. And when she wants something, she goes after it. That’s how she got in this column.

    “At 27, I bought myself a little Mercedes. I focused on something I was really good at. I sold...

  • Michele K.

    October 26, 2011 | 5:49 pm

    As soon as Michele sits down with me, she says, “I’m crap at talking about myself.” Hear it with a British accent, and it’s 10 times cuter. I’ve known Michele for years — she’s a friend of a friend — and I realize I don’t know a whole lot about her. She really is...

  • JDate study claims more Jewish marriage matches than its competitors

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 26, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    The Jewish dating Web site JDate recently announced results from a study that claims the site is responsible for facilitating more Jewish marriages than all other dating Web sites combined. The study, commissioned in-house by JDate’s parent company, Spark Networks, and conducted by...

  • GifelteBitch

    By Elliot Steingart

    October 21, 2011 | 5:27 pm

    Since my last relationship ended two years ago, I have dated a lot of girls from OKCupid.  If OkCupid had frequent flier miles I’d have enough miles to fly to Bangkok.

    I don’t exclusively date Jewish girls, but there are plenty from which to choose on OKCupid. It’s where I met...

  • Benson S.

    August 31, 2011 | 9:54 am

    Benson was born in Canada. “I call it Poland, because the winters are so bad.” He asks me about myself, and when I answer, he lifts his hands in the air and waves his fingers at me. He’s sending me “blessings,” he says. He has this spiritual/guru kind of bent to everything...

  • J Keith

    August 17, 2011 | 10:53 am

    When I first met J Keith, I found his personality really grating. A friend brought him to a softball game my wife and I used to organize every Sunday. He was competitive and started to take over the game. I’m not competitive.  I’m not a huge fan of sports. But I loved our low-key...

  • Webcast: NIYP rocks the house with their “K for P” party!

    By Karmel Melamed

    April 18, 2010 | 11:18 am

    No, it wasn’t an April Fools party…and it wasn’t some boring Jewish shindig for young singles to mingle. Hell no! The young Iranian Jews of the Iranian Nessah synagogue know how to party and they rocked the house this past April 1st with their first ever “Kosher For Passover” party...

  • Some boo the Hindu that you do so well—others, not so much

    By Rob Eshman

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Last Friday night at Sinai Temple, Rabbi David Wolpe came off the bimah during services and whispered into my ear. "Interdating?! I bet you got some letters."

    The rabbi was right: Letters, phone calls and a woman at Sinai who followed me down in the elevator and out into the parking...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    May 19, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    MAY 21/SATURDAY

    ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

    Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters: "18 Pockets of Joy" Golf Tournament fundraiser to help send underserved youths to Camp Max Straus. Lost Canyons Golf Club, Simi Valley. (323) 761-8675, ext. 30.

    Paramount Classics: "Mad Hot Ballroom," a documentary...

  • Iceberg Sinks ‘Race’ Menches

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Eleven teams. Thirty days. One-million dollars. Zero bagels. That is what 32-year-olds Avi Scheier and Joe Rashbaum tried to face as one of the teams on the sixth season of the around-the-world reality show "The Amazing Race."

    "Race" teams are given clues telling them where to go and...

  • Damaged Goods

    By Steve Greenberg

    September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Have you ever noticed how people who buy a newspaper from a coin-operated rack tend to ignore the top paper, and dig down for the second or third copy?

    It's basically an attempt to get a more pristine copy, for fear that the top copy may be damaged or missing something. Many folks...

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