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  • Muskin: Man on a Mission for Israel

    By Amy Klein

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Back in November, when the war in Iraq was looming, Rabbi Elazar Muskin planned a Passover mission to Israel.

    "We didn't know when the war was going to begin and end, but we were determined to go to Israel," said Muskin, the leader of Young Israel of Century City (YICC), speaking...

  • Helping Others Helps L.A. Family

    By Gaby Wenig

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    It's 10 p.m. on a Wednesday, and Yaelle Cohen, a Pico-Robertson mother of five, is about to leave the house to run an errand. No -- she's not going to pick up milk. Someone called offering her some used bed linen and towels, and Cohen thinks they might be good for one of the many...

  • Mrs. Judy: Rescuer of the Syrian Jews

    By Andrea Adelson

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    For 28 years, Canadian Judith Feld Carr ran a clandestine rescue network that spirited most of Syria's Jews from captivity. Her little-known heroic feat rivals that of celebrated Holocaust saviors such as Oskar Schindler.

    The final family arrived in New York in the early...

  • Hit Lecture Series Tries New Format

    By Tom Tugend

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Gady Levy, the dean of continuing education at the University of Judaism, faces a question familiar to Broadway and Hollywood producers.

    "OK, so you had a big hit, but that was last time. Can you score again next year?"

    The box office smash was a four-part lecture series last...

  • Ambulatory Assistance

    By Journal Staff

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In six weeks, Irvine's University Synagogue this summer raised $60,000, enough to purchase an ambulance for the American

    Red Magen David of Israel (ARMDI), the equivalent of America's Red Cross.

    The appeal was prompted by congregant Eleanor Kahn, 78, a 25-year member of ARMDI who...

  • The Music Men

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Move over Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras.

    The Three Jewish Tenors are coming to the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa next month, accompanied by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra.

    Cantors David Propis, Alberto Mizrahi and David Katz -- all of major...

  • Westside JCC May be Rescued

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Of the five doomed Los Angeles area Jewish Community Centers (JCC), at least one center's membership is not rolling over without a fight. About 100 members showed up for a Sunday morning emergency meeting Dec. 23 at the Westside JCC's Birch Auditorium, where, in a dramatic turn of...