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  • Letters to the Editor: Oscars, LimmudLA, Prager

    March 7, 2013 | 3:46 am

    Where Were the Female Comedians?

    As a working lawyer and a practicing comic, I have to remark at the irony that on the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s groundbreaking “The Feminine Mystique” (“‘All That I Am I will Not Deny,’” March 1), David Suissa (“Jews Can’t Take Love,”...

  • LimmudLA honors founders

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 12, 2012 | 12:10 pm

    LimmudLA honored its founders, Linda Fife and Shep Rosenman, in an evening of dinner, music and study on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens.

    LimmudLA is the local outlet of an international model of interdisciplinary, interdenominational, no-boundaries...

  • Less is more for LimmudLA

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 31, 2011 | 6:56 pm

    Organizers are hoping to attract more people to an annual festival of Jewish learning and culture by shortening the conference and lowering the price.

    LimmudLA, which debuted on Presidents Day weekend 2008 with a 600-person conference at the Costa Mesa Hilton, will shift its...

  • Notes from LimmudLA 2011 [VIDEO]

    February 22, 2011 | 6:53 pm

    If it was a bit easier than usual to find a seat or a parking spot at your synagogue over Presidents’ Day weekend, you may be able to thank the organizers of the LimmudLA conference. More than 500 Jews from Los Angeles and beyond traveled to the Hilton in Costa Mesa for the fourth...

  • LimmudLA Reaches Out to Israelis

    By Rebecca Steinberger

    October 6, 2009 | 10:24 pm

    On Oct. 4, LimmudLA targeted the Israeli community, offering a sampling of what might be expected at the weekend-long learning conference to be held Feb. 12-15, 2010.

    This “Israeli Taste” of Limmud was just one of a series held once or twice a month in private homes leading up...

  • Class Notes: Jewish Student Union; Limmud LA; Teen rocker Jordan G

    By Julie G Fax

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Clubs Drawing Students

    More than 1,500 Jewish students in Los Angeles public and secular private schools attended a weekly Jewish club during lunch hour this year, thanks to the Jewish Student Union (JSU), an independent organization dedicated to bringing a Jewish experience to...