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“I call it a hub, like the airlines, Mikhael Maimon said. “When people want help, they come through our doors. And when people want to help others, they come here.” Maimon is director of Kollel Rashbi Ari shul in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood. The shul got its start when the...
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In the wake of the Great Deli Cover of 2009, I had a lunch meeting at Pico Kosher deli, which I had reviewed in a blog post yesterday.
I met Rabbi Daniel Korobkin there for lunch Thursday. The rabbi was waiting for me by the deli counter when I arrived, dressed in a dark suit and...