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  • Nira Sayegh: Lifelong love of Jewish education began in childhood

    January 5, 2015 | 4:25 pm

    For most people, working full-time plus overtime hours as vice president of finance at a property management firm would be enough to stay busy.
    But for Nira Sayegh, 52, of Beverly Hills, helping run NPS Realty & Management Corp. with her husband, Pinny, is only a fraction of...
  • Webcasts: Insights into Emmanuel affair and Halevi rocks with Israeli music

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 28, 2010 | 3:40 am

    Yesterday the Los Angeles participants of the Sephardic Educational Center’s summer seminar in Jerusalem heard lectures from two prominent Israeli journalists Jonah Mandel and Yossi Klein Halevi about different aspects of Sephardic life in Israel today.

    Mandel, who has been covering...

  • Webcasts: Nessim and Bouskila kick start S.E.C. seminar in Jerusalem

    By Karmel Melamed

    July 26, 2010 | 11:00 pm

    This week I have the unique opportunity of joining nearly two dozen of L.A.‘s Jewish residents who traveled to the Old City of Jerusalem at the Sephardic Educational Center (S.E.C.) and blogging about their 2010 summer seminar exploring the future of Sephardic Judaism in the 21st...

  • Citizen Sheinbein?

    By Eric Silver

    September 10, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    In Roger Hanin's semi-autobiographical film, "Soleil" (1997), 13-year-old Meyer is kicked out of school for being Jewish in Vichy North Africa. It is a sign that things have changed for his family in Algeria, where Jews had peacefully lived for centuries amid the Moslems. Now,...