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  • Jewish Home’s makeover: yoga at 3, facials at 4

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    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...

  • L.A’s Helping Hands

    By John Fishel

    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...

  • Southland Responds to Relief Needs

    By David Finnigan

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Prominent rabbis have been urging their congregations to give generously to Hurricane Katrina relief funds, the most prominent being one set up by The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, which had raised more than $500,000 by early this week.

    The scope of the disaster is...

  • A Tale of Two Cities Divided

    By Dina Kraft

    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...

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  • Aging: A Jewish Community Issue

    By Molly Forrest

    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...

  • Folk Singer Observes a Pensive ‘Holiday’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Some years ago, folk diva Chava Alberstein discovered the rundown immigrant neighborhood around the south Tel Aviv central bus station. For the Israeli superstar, the area became a refuge, a place to stroll or sip coffee unmolested by fans. The residents were foreign workers from...

  • Sweet Support for Israel

    By Andrea Adelson

    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...

  • Ages Up, Numbers Down at Heritage Pointe

    By Andrea Adelson

    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...

  • Better Future Tied to Secession

    By Keith Richman

    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...

  • The Battle Over Mesivta

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    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...

  • Stay Connected

    By Kimber Anapoell Sax

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Orange County. At least 60,000 Jewish residents creating over 20,000 Jewish households spanning 800 square miles. Within the borders of this vast area, we can find about 25 synagogues, great Jewish day schools, numerous Jewish organizations ... and you.

    In May, The Jewish Journal of...

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