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  • Fairfax Legacy Gala a Lion-Sized Success

    October 10, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    When theater producers Pierson Blaetz and Whitney Weston established Friends of Fairfax to help Fairfax High School in 1998, they came up with the Melrose Trading Post, a flea market held every weekend in the high school’s parking lot. But the annual $200,000 from the Trading Post...

  • Interfaith leaders meet with L.A. County health director

    June 7, 2011 | 3:51 pm

    Interfaith religious leaders and citizens took aim at Los Angeles County’s health system during a meeting with L.A. County Department of Heath Director Dr. Mitchell Katz on June 6 to discuss the current state of L.A. County health care.

    One LA-IAF, a community-organizing group...

  • Schulweis selected for L.A. County humanitarian award

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 1, 2008 | 10:23 pm

    Rabbi Harold Schulweis of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino will be honored Oct. 23 with the John Allen Buggs Humanitarian Award, given out annually by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations.

    Schulweis, who will receive the prize during the John Anson Ford Human Relations...

  • Jews Stick to Their Turf

    By Joel Kotkin

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Philosopher Martin Buber once wrote that Jews had a "vocation of uniqueness."

    However much Jews may differ around the world, for most of their history, and in most places, they have always been somewhat apart from others in their attitudes, how they live and cope with changing...