Last Sunday morning, every seat was filled in Temple Beth Am’s main sanctuary for the funeral of Rabbi Jacob Pressman. Rabbi Pressman, spiritual leader of Temple Beth Am for 35 years, community leader and civil rights activist, died peacefully at his home on Oct. 1. Rabbi Pressman...
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Tag: Rabbi Jacob Pressman
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Community reactions to the passing of Rabbi Jacob Pressman – read our full obituary here.
The passing of Rabbi Jacob Pressman prompted recollections by a multitude of friends, admirers and congregants whose lives had been touched by “Rabbi Jack.”
Culled from interviews and...
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Rabbi Jacob and Marjorie Pressman with Michele Lee. Photo by Maxine Picard
Rabbi Jacob "Jack" Pressman has always been an entertainer. He's charming and funny -- quite the talented singer -- and possesses a flare for stage drama so becoming that at times it seems as if his persona as...
November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pmBack in 1971, a group of young married rabbinical school graduates with small children requested a meeting with Rabbi Jacob Pressman of Temple Beth Am. Many of them had just moved back to Los Angeles after graduating the Jewish Theological Seminary, and they were looking for a...
May 30, 2002 | 8:00 pm