At first, I was a bit confused. Did I not plug in my cell phone completely? Did my computer going into “sleep” mode cause it to stop charging the phone? Eventually, after experiencing the problem with four different cords, including two at home, one at work, and one in the car, I...
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Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
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After a chunk of plaster fell from the ceiling last month, the main sanctuary at historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple was closed
Julie Miller walked a fine line when she delivered her annual president's message to the congregation of Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Erev Rosh Hashanah.
May 1, 2008 | 6:00 pmTwo Jews once came before the Talmudic sage Rav Yannai.
"The branches of his tree extend into the public domain," one claimed. "They're a public hazard, interfering with the camel traffic. Master, you must surely rule that he is obligated to remove the tree."
The tree owner...
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"I think of Pompeii," wrote Anne Brener in a September article for The Jewish Journal. "New Orleans was so beautiful."
She wrote of her beloved New Orleans in the past tense, but during the High Holidays, she helped restore a measure of present hope. L.A. transplant Brener, a...
October 23, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Silversmith David Friedman has the unique ability to trace the origin of almost every antique that comes across his desk. "People ask me all the time, 'How did you know that? How did you know that goblet was actually made in India?'" Friedman said. "We just know from experience. We...