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  • Uncorking Anaheim’s Jewish past — the vintage years

    July 2, 2013 | 1:29 pm

    Long before Tomorrowland, there was another land in Anaheim, created and inhabited by Jews, that as a child growing up there in the 1950s and ’60s I had not the slightest clue existed.

    Little did I know from my education there that generations before Mickey and Minnie, Goofy and...

  • All Our Kids Married Out!

    By Pini Herman

    June 6, 2013 | 9:45 am

    “All our kids married out!”  “Not one married a Jew!” Several older Jews exclaimed spontaneously after my invited talk about local Jewish demography ten years ago to the members of the Whittier Havurah.  I queried the members on a variety of other topics, being naturally interested...

  • West Coast Zion

    By Rob Eshman

    May 29, 2013 | 11:11 am

    Just before I sat down to talk about the future of L.A. Jews, I took a quick tour of L.A.’s Jewish past.

    “Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic,” the new exhibition at the Autry National Center, begins with the Gold Rush-era influx of Jewish merchants to what was then an iffy, isolated...

  • ‘Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic’ exhibition related events and programs

    By Tom Tugend

    May 1, 2013 | 1:36 pm

    Some 20 public events — including lectures, discussions, musical performances, film screenings and bus tours of Jewish Los Angeles — will complement the “Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic” exhibition at the Autry National Center (May 10, 2013, through Jan. 5, 2014). Included are:


  • Jews share a sense of place in L.A. history

    May 1, 2013 | 11:25 am

    Coinciding with the run of the “Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic” exhibition at the Autry National Center — and we hope, continuing well beyond — this issue of the Jewish Journal marks the beginning of a new monthly feature showcasing various aspects of Los Angeles’ Jewish history.

  • Autry president embodies American complexity

    By Tom Tugend

    May 1, 2013 | 10:42 am

    W. (Walter) Richard West Jr., the new president and CEO of the Autry National Center, believes that a key job of this country’s museums is to interpret the complexity of the American heritage, and he embodies this mission both in his work and in his personal background.


  • How the Jews changed L.A.

    By Tom Tugend

    May 1, 2013 | 10:12 am

    “Los Angeles today is the bellwether of American style and taste and culture. Los Angeles Jewry is the bellwether of American Jewish life. … Los Angeles Jews are God’s people and they live in the City of the Angels.”

    — “Guide to Jewish Los Angeles,” published by the Jewish...