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  • Rabbis across denominations talk tradition

    By Ryan Torok

    3 weeks ago

    Four area rabbis from different denominations examined the role that tradition plays in contemporary Jewish life during a panel discussion at Shalhevet High School on Jan. 9 as part of a community conversation called “An Evening of Discussion & Dialogue: What Unites Us? What...

  • Rabbis welcome chance to officiate same-sex weddings

    December 14, 2015 | 10:53 am

    In 2012, Rabbi Adam Kligfeld, senior rabbi at Temple Beth Am, married two Orthodox Jews. Recounting the experience in Variety this summer in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage, Kligfeld wrote: “I married them because their rabbi...

  • Wrestling with Chanukah: The deep, the difficult and the mystical

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 27, 2013 | 3:19 pm

    As Chanukah was approaching this year, I sat down with two Conservative rabbis -- Adam Kligfeld and Ari Lucas of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles -- to discuss the challenges and complexities of one of Judaism's most celebrated stories and holidays. Here they answer questions about...

  • L.A. leaders visit White House in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 17, 2011 | 4:46 pm

    Four leaders of the Los Angeles Jewish community were among about 200 people who met President Barack Obama during a White House reception in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month.

    “To be inside the home of the locus of power of our country and for Western democracy is a pretty...