After strolling down the hall from your room for breakfast, you duck into the art studio to work on your latest ceramics project. Then you head down to the club room for a yoga class.
You have lunch, then sit in a shaded outdoor courtyard, listening to the sound of a nearby...
October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm
September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Two months ago, I had dinner with a friend who lived in New Orleans. We chatted about our communities, and I reminisced about the two years I spent in her city almost 40 years ago.
Last week, I received an e-mail from the same woman, who emotionally recounted fleeing New Orleans with...
September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm
February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm
On one side there is no escaping the wall: hulking, concrete and towering almost 28 feet into the sky.
Where it's not a wall, the barrier is a mesh fence topped with barbed wire and cameras, looping around the entire Palestinian city of Kalkilya.
Just across the boundary and only a...
January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm
When I first met Sarah, she was bent over her walker intently making her way through the gardens of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging (JHA). While her steps were merely a shuffle, her brown eyes were lively.
I often walk through our Grancell Village and Eisenberg Village...
January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm
September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Who doesn't love honey? Dunking apple slices in it -- along with challah, chicken and everything else -- on Rosh Hashanah is a favorite holiday ritual symbolizing hope for a sweet New Year. Now you can buy your honey and help Israel, too.
The Jewish Federation of Orange County is on...
January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Sam Schlesinger, 98, downloads The Jerusalem Post's online edition every day and distributes it to other residents of Mission Viejo's Heritage Pointe. Vera Rabina, 63, is the community's youngest resident and a political asylum seeker from the former Soviet Union. Her daily routine...
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
For decades, hard-working, committed citizens have been struggling to break the Valley free from remote politicians and uncaring bureaucrats, whose interests are focused on downtown interests with downtown influence. If we are successful, Valley independence will provide a more...
October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm
At a shabby, deserted golf course in an isolated area of Calabasas, a half-started construction site sits idle, and some 31 yeshiva bocherim learn Talmud at the makeshift campus of Mesivta of Greater Los Angeles.
Rabbi Shlomo Gottesman had opened the high school with nine students in...
June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm