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  • Getting the lay of the land

    By Tom Tugend

    March 20, 2013 | 10:36 am

    When Jennifer Thompson left her academic position in Iowa to join the Jewish Studies faculty at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), she encountered two problems.

    Despite the huge number of Jews living in the San Fernando Valley, it was difficult for her to get a...

  • An Unaccustomed Sound

    By Beverly Gray

    April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Today's schools tend to have only limited resources for music instruction, and Jewish day schools are no exception. And in an American Jewish community dominated by Ashkenazic-descended households, Sephardic culture remains a mystery to many Jewish children. Happily, the Maurice...