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  • Tu B’Shevat Lessons

    By Andy Lipkis

    February 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish birthday or new year of the trees, is a really fun and lightweight holiday, celebrated mostly by schoolchildren. As a child, this was one of my favorite holidays. I loved planting trees and somehow felt very much at home with this simple way to participate in...

  • Wanted: Volunteers

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    This is by way of being an advance notice, a leg up, if you will.

    At the start of the upcoming school year, the Jewish Federation will embark on a new venture, Koreh L.A., the Los Angeles Jewish Coalition for Literacy. Its staff is busy (today) setting in place a cadre of volunteers...