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  • When the ‘Jeopardy’ contestant is a rabbi

    June 10, 2014 | 10:47 am

    Sari Laufer isn’t allowed to say how well she did on the TV quiz show “Jeopardy” until the first episode featuring her airs Wednesday night.

    One thing the 35-year-old Reform rabbi will share, however, is that she was “really determined” to answer correctly the one Jewish question...

  • Shame at the Holiest Site in Judaism

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    August 20, 2012 | 12:08 pm

    For those who do not receive emails from the Israeli Reform Movement’s Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC), I refer the following to you for your information and for action. Anat Hoffman, the Executive Director of IRAC sent this notice out this morning and it is self-explanatory...

  • Rabbi Carole Meyers, first female to head a congregation in Southern California, dies at 50

    July 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Carole Meyers, the former rabbi of Temple Sinai of Glendale, died on Thursday, July 26, after a short battle with bone cancer. Meyers, 50, was the rabbi of the Reform synagogue for 15 years.

    Ordained at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) in 1983, Myers...
  • Three Denominations Sizzle in San Juan

    By Larry Luxner

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    At San Juan's Congregation Sha'are Zedeck, religious services are conducted from a bimah graced -- on special occasions -- with the flags of the United States, Puerto Rico and Israel. Yet 90 percent of the congregation's 255 member families trace their heritage to a fourth country --...

  • Goodbye, Rabbi

    By Michael Aushenker

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A chapter is about to close for the Reform movement. After 30 years, Rabbi Allen Freehling is retiring from University Synagogue. As of June 30, Freehling, 70, will turn over the Brentwood synagogue's spiritual leadership to incoming Rabbi Morley Feinstein from Temple Beth El in...