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  • Santa Ana Winds: Hold on to your yarmulkes [PHOTOS]

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 1, 2011 | 11:36 am

    Last night, Santa Ana winds delayed flights, felled trees, toppled power lines, and knocked out power all over the LA area.  Homes and cars in Pico Robertson and Pasadena sustained wind damage.  How bad did your neighborhood, synagogue, or school get hit?  Send us your pictures here...

  • ADL calls on Santa Ana councilwoman to resign

    August 31, 2011 | 3:05 pm

    A councilwoman in Santa Ana, Calif., should resign after she made a “half-hearted” apology to a Jewish businessman that she had compared to Hitler, the Anti-Defamation League said.

    Claudia Alvarez, the council’s mayor pro tem, invoked Hitler last week during a debate on a tax for...

  • ADL calls on Santa Ana Councilwoman to apologize for Hitler remark

    August 26, 2011 | 5:18 pm

    A Santa Ana city councilwoman who compared Jewish property owner Irv Chase to Adolf Hitler and accused him of engaging in ethnic cleansing during a Santa Ana City Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24, has apologized. But the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Orange County office is...

  • Jury Duty!

    By Julia Bendis

    May 23, 2011 | 3:17 pm

    As much as I love to participate in any and all civic duties, being chosen for Jury Duty just wasn’t going to happen.  Believe it or not, this was the first time I had ever received a notification requiring me to fulfill my civil duty.  As I opened the letter, immediately I started...

  • Who’s Your Mummy?

    By Tom Teicholz

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    On a day when a hot desert wind whipped through town, I found myself in a darkened chamber contemplating death and the afterlife -- not my own, for a change, but rather that of the ancient Egyptians.

    Currently the L.A. area is hosting two world-class exhibitions of ancient Egyptian...

  • Smaller Classes for Smaller Kids

    By Andrea Adelson

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "I want to create a place of wonder," said Lindy Lane-Epstein, who spent the summer attempting to animate her vision for a scaled-down preschool and kindergarten for members of Santa Ana's Temple Beth Sholom.

    She started with painting in primary colors and moved on to culling...

  • Beth Sholom Serves as National Model

    By Journal Staff

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A homegrown experiment in reforming afternoon religious school at Santa Ana's Temple Beth Sholom is among five alternative models developed by other innovative congregations singled out for recognition by the Rhea Hirsch School of Education at the Los Angeles campus of Hebrew Union...