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  • Pico-Robertson’s Orthodox head east

    March 28, 2013 | 7:57 am

    Three years ago, when Edo Cohen’s observant friend moved several blocks away from the center of Pico-Robertson’s Orthodox community to an area east of La Cienega Boulevard, he remembers thinking, “I can’t believe he moved there.”

    Now, Cohen, his wife Merav and their two daughters...

  • L.A. leaders visit White House in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 17, 2011 | 4:46 pm

    Four leaders of the Los Angeles Jewish community were among about 200 people who met President Barack Obama during a White House reception in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month.

    “To be inside the home of the locus of power of our country and for Western democracy is a pretty...

  • Israel Taps Into Interfaith Tourism

    By David Finnigan

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    As Israeli tourism officials focus on their main demographic with seven new tourism DVDs targeting Christian churches, 233 people will travel to Israel on Dec. 20 for the Los Angeles Jewish community's 10-day, post-Chanukah Mega-Mission. The number falls short of the 400 Jewish...

  • Combatting Hunger

    By Carin Davis

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Give a hungry man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. Give him chicken soup while fishing, you feed him, teach him and give him a taste of home.

    The Los Angeles Jewish community has launched a spirited multilevel attack on local hunger....

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  • The Money Trail to Israel

    By Mike Levy

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Seven-hundred-and-fifty-thousand dollars will pay for three medical trauma units at Tel Aviv's Sourasky Medical Center, which has treated 500 casualties of terrorist attacks, including those from the Passover massacre in Netanya. One-million dollars buys bulletproof vests for 1,000...

  • Honoring Marlene

    By Rob Eshman

    April 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Marlene Adler Marks' first column for this paper appeared in March 1987. It was titled "The Unwanted Visitor." It was about a rabbi who showed up to comfort Marlene as she waited in the hospital for her husband, Burton, to come out of surgery. "It hadn't been comforting to me,"...

  • Eulogies:Rosalind Glaser Peters

    By Herb Glaser

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rosalind Glaser Peters died on Jan. 6, 2002, at the age of 91.

    She was our "Aishes Chayil," woman of valor, elegance, strength and dignity. The unparalled, articulate, beloved matriarch of our family.

    Born in New York in 1909, she was a true pioneer of the Los Angeles Jewish...

  • Mission

    June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    A mission to Israel that's billed as the largest ever in the history of the Los Angeles Jewish community is scheduled to take place between Nov. 1 and 10 of this year. About 500 Southern Californians are expected to participate in the Golden Anniversary Community Mission, which is...
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