In the race for the last open seat on the Los Angeles Community College District Board, with just under half of all districts reporting, Scott Svonkin, a senior adviser to Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, is narrowly leading Lydia A. Gutierrez, a teacher who sits on the board of...
Westwood stores promote Iran; activists call foul
The deep wellspring of the Shofar
Erin Williams Hyman; 1972-2014
New rule: Fanatics can’t use Twitter
Cellist Steven Isserlis celebrates simplicity, honesty and humor
Musician Hershey Felder plays Irving Berlin
The Israel Film Festival gives locals a glimpse of Israel’s soul
Le Salon de Musiques: Chamber music at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Tag: Scott Svonkin
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January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Kollel's New Home
More than 500 people gathered for the dedication of Kollel Los Angeles' new home at 7216 Beverly Blvd., in the heart of the Beverly-Fairfax-Hancock Park communities. Rabbi Matisyahu Solomon addressed the crowd at the Chanukat Habayis dedication. Kollel, headed by...
February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm
To find out where Scott Svonkin gets his Jewish commitment, you needn't search beyond his own parents.
"When I was in the third grade," he recalled, "my mother once made potato latkes for Chanukah. She didn't make it for just my class, she made thousands of them for the entire...