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  • Sherman lays into Berman in four-way Congressional debate

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 11, 2012 | 6:55 pm

    In 2001, the last time the lines of congressional districts were redrawn, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) so hated the way that the San Fernando Valley was sliced into districts that he reportedly said that Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) “stabbed me in the back.”

    In 2011,...

  • Growing a Shul in Calabasas

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It is now two years since I moved to Calabasas to become the rabbi of a new Orthodox congregation. And there is no time like the eve of the Jewish New Year to take stock.

    People said it couldn't be done. Some believed there was not much hope for an Orthodox synagogue in this...

  • From Three to One?

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Can one Jewish Community Center (JCC) serve a population as vast as that of the San Fernando Valley?

    That is the question facing Jewish communities from Burbank to Calabasas, and so far, the answer is a resounding no -- even from some of the people who launched the idea in the...