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  • The Great Leonard Beerman z”l: Inspiration through Word and Deed

    3 days ago

    This week witnessed the passing of two towering giants who left a profound mark on Los Angeles, but who served as proud citizens of the world: Rabbi Harold Schulweis z”l and Rabbi Leonard Beerman z”l. Rabbi Schulweis transformed Valley Beth Shalom into a unique center of learning...

  • Founding Rabbi of Leo Baeck Temple, Leonard I. Beerman, dies at 93

    4 days ago

    Rabbi Leonard Beerman, founding rabbi of Leo Baeck Temple, renown for his unremitting pacifism and for speaking out against injustice, died on Dec. 24 at the age of 93.

    Beerman grew the congregation of Leo Baeck Temple from a small community of 28 members when he arrived in 1949...

  • Leading With His Left

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman's art-filled home on a quiet, verdant Brentwood street is a world away from the gritty industrial world in which he lived as a child during the Depression and again as a young man on the cusp of World War II. But it's his experiences in that world of...