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  • Hitchens, Wolpe, Harris, Artson and the Afterlife [EXCERPTS & VIDEO]

    By Rob Eshman

    February 22, 2011 | 6:35 am

    Listen to audio from the event here: part 1 / part 2

    Last week, I took a break from all the news and cares of this life to spend a couple of hours thinking about the next one.

    My role was to serve as moderator in a discussion titled “Is There an Afterlife?” featuring two...

  • Jay Sanderson Named New Federation President

    By Rob Eshman

    September 16, 2009 | 5:29 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has named as its next president Jay Sanderson, CEO and executive producer of Jewish Television Network (JTN), a nonprofit producer and distributor of Jewish-themed television programming.

    Sanderson, 52, replaces John Fishel, who served 17...

  • Picks and Clicks Jan. 3 - 9: Einstein’s letters and interfaith Shabbat

    By Dikla Kadosh and Lilly Fowler

    January 2, 2009 | 3:23 pm


    It's the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, but the island nation is also focused on recovering from recent hurricanes. Join other concerned Angelenos as they provide much-needed disaster relief through a "Potluck Dinner: Hurricane Relief...
  • If you stream Kol Nidre, they will watch

    By Tom Tugend

    October 23, 2008 | 2:14 am


    When Rabbi Naomi Levy conducted Kol Nidre services this year, her congregation numbered 200,000, stretching from Canada to Colombia and from Japan to Norway.

    Watching online on their computers were a student group at a Dartmouth College dormitory, Jews and non-Jews in small isolated...

  • Will new Jewish TV Channel (TJC) click with viewers?

    August 14, 2008 | 1:18 am

    From JTC's YouTube site:
    Get the inside scoop on The Jewish Channel's award-winning features and documentaries. The Forward newspaper's Arts and Culture Editor Alana Newhouse is your guide, offering incisive interviews with writers, directors and cultural critics. Here's an excerpt...