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  • Jeff Goldblum goes to the head of the class

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 10, 2012 | 4:36 pm

    Early in Theresa Rebeck’s comic play, “Seminar,” four aspiring writers cower in an Upper West Side New York apartment as Leonard (Jeff Goldblum), their imperious creative writing teacher, scans just one page of a short story before lambasting its author. The short story’s heroine,...

  • Briefs: Kosher grasshoppers and eco-Torah

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Kosher Animal Kingdom

    Is giraffe kosher? What about peacock? Or bison? (What is bison anyway?) Find answers to these mysteries of the edible animal kingdom next week at the Orthodox Union's (OU) "Halachic Adventure" in Los Angeles, which will present the traditional perspective on...
  • Fight the Minotaur in the Tax Labyrinth

    By John Chiang

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    This past September, the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles, the Zimmer Children's Museum and representatives of more than 70 other organizations attended a seminar for nonprofits that I conducted at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

    Like many taxpayers,...

  • Adult Education

    By Julie G Fax

    January 6, 2005 | 6:59 pm

     

    Upcoming Teachers Seminar Features Top Holocaust Experts

    The city's top names in Holocaust education have teamed up to sponsor a four-part seminar on "The Relevance of Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century," aimed at moving Holocaust education into an era when relying on...

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  • Students Spread Light in Ukraine

    By Daniel MacIsaac

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Osik Akselrud got a little help from his friends in staging a recent workshop designed to teach students to teach others about the history and traditions of Chanukah.

    That's because the head of the Hillel office responsible for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova was able to use, as...

  • Emergency Meeting

    By Michael Aushenker

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Experts from Turkey, Uzbekistan and Los Angeles converged in Tel Aviv last month to trade disaster response strategies with Israelis. United by a shared history of disasters -- natural and man-made -- specialists in the forefront of emergency care attended the week-long International...
  • Honor Bestowed

    By Beverly Gray

    September 3, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Joel Grishaver, everybody's favorite hip Jewish uncle, had been up half the night, schmoozing with a rabbi's son who was visiting from England. So when Grishaver answered the phone at 6:30 a.m., he was hardly prepared for the voice that said, "You and I have a date for lunch in...
  • The Annual Rabbi Sermon Seminar

    July 30, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    It sounds almost like the start of a joke, a crafty scenario waiting for a punch line: a roomful of rabbis, forced to sit for hours, listening to each other's High Holiday sermons.

    But for the 100 or so clergy members gathered at the lush hilltop campus of Stephen S. Wise Temple last...

  • Yeasty Mix at UJA Conference

    By James D

    March 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    It was a moment that almost perfectly defined thisweek's United Jewish Appeal young leadership conference inWashington. In one section of the vast Washington Hilton ballroom,hundreds of young Jews were intently listening as special U.S. peaceenvoy Dennis Ross and Israeli Ambassador...

  • Film School in Two Days

    By William Yelles

    February 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Film School in Two Days

    In one weekend instead of four years, Dov S-S Simensteaches future Hollywood hyphenators how to make their movies anddeals

    By William Yelles, Calendar Editor

    Dov S-S Simens teaches students the basics offilmmaking and marketing at his weekend seminar, below.

    ...

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