At the beginning of the last century, L.A. Mayor Frederick Eaton and William Mulholland, superintendent of the city's newly created Los Angeles Department of Water and...
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October 10, 2008 | 3:54 pmThere was a time when the actions to solve Los Angeles' water problems read like a dystrophic political novel.
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt was, I believe, a disarmingly candid statement during my interview in 1977 that helped get me my job as headmaster of Sinai Akiba Academy in Los Angeles.
"If I were on the board of a day school seeking to hire a headmaster," I said, "I am not the person I would hire -- yet." At...
October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Those who might have the greatest need to repent this High Holiday season may not be able to.
A severe shortage in Jewish chaplains has led to a situation where the spiritual needs of some prisoners in California's state and federal correctional institutions are not being met.
April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The Shirettes, five peppy women clad in jeans and T-shirts, sang a good morning song complete with hand motions, as one of them strummed along on a guitar. The audience applauded heartily -- only instead of the local singing group's usual nursery school audience, the crowd consisted...
March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm
If the New Economy has let you down and the Old Economy holds no charms, there may be a career opportunity for you in the Shul Economy.
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), the seminary that trains men and women for professions in Reform synagogues and other...
March 22, 2001 | 6:59 pm
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