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  • How to Choose a Lifetime Partner

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    October 13, 2014 | 10:24 am

    When asked about a potential lifetime partner, I always offer the same litmus test:  “Is s/he kind?”

    The most important aspect of a person’s character is kindness, the filter through which all acts of love and courage are expressed.

    “How do I know if he is kind?”  The question...

  • The Dance of Love

    By Ilana Angel

    July 18, 2012 | 10:00 pm

    I have been dating a man for a little over four months.  By dating of course I mean I have been in a relationship.  From our first date there was a connection and we simply fell into a relationship without really dating.  It has been fun, effortless, complicated, and exhausting.  I...

  • Tel Aviv-Los Angeles Partnership Chair Convicted of Fraud

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 23, 2011 | 3:07 pm

    Nathan Wolloch, deputy mayor of Tel Aviv and longtime chair of the Los Angeles-Tel Aviv partnership, was convicted last year of fraud and breach of trust, and this week a Tel Aviv court found the offenses were tainted with moral turpitude and corruption.

    Wolloch was forced to step...

  • Grant pushes historic partnership of seminaries

    May 25, 2010 | 12:08 pm

    Spurred by a major grant from one of the largest Jewish foundations, the rabbinical seminaries of three major synagogue movements are forging a groundbreaking partnership to train Jewish educators.

    The Jim Joseph Foundation announced Monday that it was giving a combined $33 million...

  • Palestinian village and Israeli town build rare partnership across line

    April 20, 2010 | 11:23 am

    Mohammed Mansara, a 70-year-old farmer who goes by the name Abu Mazen, indicates with a sweep of his arm the fruit trees and vegetables he grows on his small plot of land in this Palestinian village in the West Bank, population 1,200.

    Then he points to a small green hill on the...

  • Partners With God

    By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "For the Sake of Heaven and Earth," by Irving Greenberg (JPS, 2004).


    In a passage from the Talmud (Makkoth 24a), Moses' blessing in Deuteronomy is cited: "And Israel dwells in safety alone." The Prophet Amos arose to revoke that dubious blessing: "Oh God, cease, I beseech...

  • Tend the Fire

    By Rabbi Lisa Edwards

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "Israel is not a people of definers but a people of witnesses." -- Abraham Joshua Heschel, "God in Search of Man" Among the several stunning memorials at Buchenwald concentration camp, designer Horst Hoheisel created a simple, flat steel square placed on the cold, hard ground and...

  • L.A. Embarks on a Baltic Journey

    By Tom Tugend

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    There is a country whose Jewish community involves nearly all its young people, elects its leaders by democratic vote on the basis of character rather than wealth and is not driven by political and religious divisions.

    The country is Lithuania, once a vibrant center for 250,000 Jews,...

  • Educators ForgeTel Aviv-L.A. Link

    By David Margolis

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    How do you incorporate Jewish identity and Israeli life issues into the curriculum of Israeli and Los Angeles day schools?

    Some two-dozen teachers from Los Angeles schools joined 40 from Tel Aviv schools in Israel recently to provide practical solutions to these issues at the second...

  • Coping on Two Continents

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Since being diagnosed with diabetes in 1997, two developments have brought 14-year-old Cesar Chavira closer to leading a life like that of his Hollywood High peers: an insulin pump, which provides a continual dosage that lasts all day, and the Sponsorship for Adolescents with...