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  • Life and Death

    By David Suissa

    June 20, 2012 | 1:00 pm

    For a man who runs a mortuary and memorial park that arranges about 1,500 funerals a year, Len Lawrence spends a lot of his time thinking about the living. In particular, he thinks about those who have suddenly lost a loved one and are caught completely unprepared for the many...

  • Remembering the Fogels, Coast to Coast

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 17, 2011 | 11:54 am

    At a community memorial service for the Fogel family held in New York City today, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein of Kehilath Jeshurun called the Fogel family’s murderers “modern-day Amalek.” (Video below.)

    In the biblical narrative, Amalek attacked the Israelites in the desert and...

  • Victor M. Carter Dies at 94

    By Tom Tugend

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Victor M. Carter, who rose from poor immigrant boy to become a creator and shaper of the post-World War II Jewish community in Los Angeles, died March 27, at the age of 94.

    Two of his longtime friends, Herbert Gelfand and Edward Sanders, described Carter in almost identical words:...

  • Persian Jews Mourn Deaths at Market

    By Mojdeh Sionit

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Janet Nabatian tried to answer her cellphone at the busy Santa Monica Farmers' Market July 16 at about 1:30 p.m., but the reception was so weak that she had to walk a few steps away from her mother and 7-month-old son to get better reception.

    Nabatian, 32, was at the market with her...

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  • Community Briefs

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Irv Rubin's Family Files Wrongful-Death Claim

    The family of Jewish Defense League (JDL) leader Irv Rubin has filed a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the U.S. government, stemming from his apparent suicide last November while in federal custody at the downtown...

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