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  • Magbit Foundation Awards Rabbi David Wolpe with Humanitarian Award

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    May 2, 2014 | 6:06 pm

    Out of a dark and narrow place, I reached out to Rabbi Wolpe.  It was the Passover day he delivered his famous sermon questioning the historical accuracy of The Exodus.  I sent him a long email, fully expecting to be ignored.  Instead, I received a thoughtful and kind response from...

  • Jewish Journal scores at L.A. Press Club Awards, Magbit jokes for the money

    July 10, 2008 | 12:20 am

    Best of the L.A. Press

    "We're all losers here." This from Harry Shearer, comedic writer and actor, addressing hundreds of journalists at the Los Angeles Press Club Awards dinner at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Saturday, June 21.

    Shearer was alluding to the fact that L.A....

  • Kitchen Stadium meets the Skirball, Miri Ben-Ari glows downtown, Jona Goldrich tells his story

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Iron Chef In the House Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto paid a visit to the Skirball Cultural Center on Sept. 30, entertaining the crowd with a colorful cooking demonstration featuring menu items from his restaurants. The charismatic and world-class chef from Japan recently released his...
  • Dancing to a Different Magbit

    By Solange Borna

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When my friend first mentioned the word Magbit to me, I knew she was thinking of getting married. For us Persian Jewish girls, Magbit (pronounced Magbeet) comes to mind when you're all partied out, ready to settle down and attend the 11-year-old organization's elaborate singles...