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  • Arab to deliver Hebrew TV news,  new ancient neighborhood discovered in Jerusalem, Hamas still wants

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Arab to deliver Hebrew TV news

    Lucy Aharish, an Israeli Arab graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who also underwent broadcast training in Germany, was hired recently by Channel 10 television as a news anchor. Aharish, 25, told Ma'ariv in an interview Monday that although...

  • Jacob’s Ladders

    By Savid Suissa

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Every neighborhood has its gathering places.

    In my neighborhood, you'll find one if you head west on Pico Boulevard from Robertson Boulevard, past the ethnic aromas of the "center" hood and into the kosher Ice Blended Mochas of the "west" hood, where, right next to an Office Depot,...

  • Live in the ‘hood: lingering Shabbat

    By David Suissa

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    I thought I understood the unique power of Shabbat, until I moved to the Pico-Robertson neighborhood a few months ago.

    It's not like I'm a novice on the subject. For several years, in the late '80s and early '90s in Venice Beach, I was part of an eclectic band of yuppie frummies who...

  • Jews Stick to Their Turf

    By Joel Kotkin

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Philosopher Martin Buber once wrote that Jews had a "vocation of uniqueness."

    However much Jews may differ around the world, for most of their history, and in most places, they have always been somewhat apart from others in their attitudes, how they live and cope with changing...

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  • Couple Fights Harassment

    By Mike Levy

    May 9, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "Be Careful," Jill Jacobson said.

    An odd warning given to a reporter heading to the relatively safe neighborhood of West L.A., to investigate what might be a matter of bad neighbors, or a more noxious case of anti-Semitism. Jacobson's accusations come at a time when anti-Semitism is...

  • Home Is Where the Shul Is

    By Anita Chabria

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Sari and Jason Ciment decided it was time to move their two children out of their Pico-Robertson duplex and into a single-family house, they had one major requirement: to stay in the modern Orthodox Jewish neighborhood that boasts three synagogues within walking distance, and...

  • Moving On Up, Reluctantly

    By Teresa Strasser

    February 17, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    For the last two years, I've dreamed of a simple thing: I've just wanted to be able to say, "I'm in the other room."

    After a lengthy stay in a grim studio apartment, I can finally say that. I've moved to a one-bedroom place in a far better neighborhood, complete with a garden...

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