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  • Retro-style video game asks, can you be as pushy as Bibi?

    January 13, 2015 | 9:28 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a knack for embroiling himself in political sideshows during foreign memorial services.

    He entered Israel’s latest tempest in a teapot earlier this week, attending the march for victims of France’s terror attacks even though French...

  • Car vandalized with swastika at murdered rabbi’s Fla. memorial

    August 12, 2014 | 12:39 pm

    A mourner attending a memorial service in North Miami Beach, Fla., for murdered rabbi Joseph Raksin had his car defaced with anti-Semitic symbols.

    A swastika and Iron Cross were etched Sunday on a BMW owned by the mourner, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The Miami-Dade...

  • Please join the community for a memorial service tonight

    July 1, 2014 | 12:04 pm

    Tonight (Tues., July 1st) at 7 p.m., Beth Jacob is holding a memorial service that is open to the public and being planned in partnership with our Federation, the Israeli Consulate and Lihi Shaar, aunt of Gilad Shaar, who is a member of the congregation.

    The address is 9030 W....

  • Memorial service honors Lithuanian Charedi leader

    July 25, 2012 | 5:20 pm

    Several hundred men and women attended a memorial service at Congregation Shaarei Tefila on July 23 to honor Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, head of the Lithuanian Charedi communities in Israel. Attendees packed into Kanner Hall on Beverly Boulevard to hear eulogies and pay respects to...

  • 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...

  • Israeli soldier killed in Mount Herzl stage collapse

    April 18, 2012 | 7:55 am

    One woman was killed and several people were injured after a stage collapsed on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

    The collapse came Wednesday afternoon during a rehearsal for the national Memorial Day ceremony to be held next week, according to reports.

    A bank of heavy lights crashed to...

  • Online memorial service for Debbie Friedman scheduled for Sunday night [RECORDED VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal.com

    January 9, 2011 | 3:58 pm

    [UPDATE] This is a recording of a live broadcast from Sunday night, January 9, 2011.

    The JCC of Manhattan will broadcast a live memorial service at 5pm PST tonight to remember the late Debbie Friedman

    Friedman, a popular singer and songwriter who is widely credited with...

  • Berg Memorial Rites Celebrate His Life

    By Bryan Schwartzman

    May 20, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The family of Nicholas Evan Berg, known to most as Nick, chose to have their 26-year-old son eulogized in a guarded memorial service at Kesher Israel Congregation in West Chester, Pa., on May 14, as a large cluster of reporters, camera people and photographers lingered off synagogue...

  • Community Briefs

    By Journal Staff

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Liberal Pundit Predicts Davis Recall

    If the California slugfest between the two major political parties were a concert, the Republicans, who yearn for the days when buffaloes roamed the plains, would be playing the "Ghost Dance," while the Democratic tune would be the...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    July 24, 2003 | 7:59 pm


    The Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles welcomes 15 members of Small Hands, a young adult's group overseen by the Holocaust Education Center of Japan. One of Small Hands' Los Angeles stops includes Temple Beth Am, where they will perform a Japanese dance called...

  • Briefs

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Phones Set to Ring on Super Sunday

    On Feb. 23, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will stage its 24th annual Super Sunday Phone-a-Thon, the single biggest day of fundraising in the Los Angeles Jewish community. More than 1,000 volunteers will telephone 50,000 people...

  • Illuminating ‘Moonlight Mile’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Brad Silberling heard the terrible news from a police detective the morning of July 18, 1989. His 21-year-old girlfriend, actress Rebecca Schaeffer (TV's "My Sister Sam") had been shot dead by a stalker in the foyer of her Sweetzer Avenue apartment building.

    On many a Yom Kippur...

  • A Hero’s Death

    By Seamus McGraw

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    It is a long ride from the shattered peace of Bergen County, N.J., to the mournful solitude of Wyndham, N.Y., the upstate ski resort where a memorial service was held Sunday for Jeremy Glick, 31.

    Along the way, there was plenty of time for high school buddies Josh Denbeaux and Brad...