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  • Posen Foundation launching new Jewish studies fellowships

    October 23, 2012 | 11:29 am

    The Posen Foundation will launch a fellowship for six Jewish studies scholars and two fiction writers.

    The international fellowship will aim to support emerging Jewish academics and authors while they embark on their studies, according to Advisory Committee chair David Biale....

  • Accidental Talmudist, Day One

    By Salvador Litvak

    March 1, 2012 | 5:19 pm

    This week marks the seventh anniversary of an errand that changed my life.

    On March 2, 2005, I went to The Mitzvah Store on Pico Boulevard in order to buy a book. I was in my seventh year of being a practicing Jew, and I had probably visited the shop a dozen times. After finding...

  • Sisterhood in the Big House

    By Rachel Brand

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    As she enters her 23rd year in prison, Doris Roldan realizes that she has two choices: she can wallow in self-pity or she can continue to have hope.

    On Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, while standing in front of her fellow inmates at the California Institution for Women (CIW), Roldan made...

  • My German Question

    By David N. Myers

    August 24, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Until last year, I held firm to that tribalist impulse familiar to many American Jews and refused to visit Germany (or fly Lufthansa or buy German products, etc.). Although no members of my immediate family had fallen victim to the Nazi terror, the resistance to things German was...

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  • A Hi-Tech Jewish High

    By Tom Tugend

    October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The Milken Community High School celebrated the completion of its campus construction Sunday, putting the final touches on the nation's largest non-Orthodox Jewish high school -- and its most high-tech -- bar none.

    Families of the school's 700 students marveled at the classrooms, each...

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