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  • Jewish culture adds spice to Santa Fe

    By Elyse Glickman

    August 28, 2013 | 12:02 pm

    Santa Fe has a lot more than great cuisine and an art scene to intrigue travelers — this New Mexico town is more than 400 years old and the oldest state capital in America. And for Jewish travelers, it contains surprises that cross all of these areas.

    Some of the first Jewish...

  • The Religious Value of Rest and Leisure

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    June 21, 2012 | 6:07 am

    We are immersed in responsibilities and commitments to work, family, community, society, and the world. I do believe that a primary purpose for human existence is to toil, work, and serve. The value of work is expressed throughout Jewish sources: “Great is work because even Adam did...

  • Traveler Trepidation

    By Sophia Fischer

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Of all the businesses affected by both Sept. 11 and the recession, the tourism industry is perhaps the hardest hit. Business has come almost to a standstill for travel agents and tour operators in the Los Angeles area, and nationwide.

    "We have corporate clients who are still...

  • How Do We Egage Teens?

    By John R. Fishel

    November 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    There are more than 30,000 Jewish teen-agers in Los Angeles -- how do we engage them?

    I was thinking about this a few weeks ago while visiting the Bern-ard Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills. The occasion was a happy one, the ground-breaking for a new youth and sports...