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  • Limmud comes to L.A.

    August 6, 2014 | 1:38 pm

    LimmudLA will hold its second annual summer Fest — a celebration of Jewish culture and learning — Aug. 15- 17. The retreat, run entirely by volunteers, will be held at the American Jewish University’s Brandeis-Bardin Campus in Simi Valley and is open to Jews of all ages and...

  • LimmudLA camper-style

    August 7, 2013 | 2:25 pm

    LimmudLA Fest, a somewhat scaled-back version of the annual Jewish learning weekend, will be held for the first time this year from Aug. 16 to 18 at the Brandeis-Bardin Campus in Simi Valley. Presenters will offer sessions on a wide variety of topics, staying true to LimmudLA’s...

  • Reagan’s chanukiyot light up exhibition

    By Ryan E. Smith

    December 14, 2011 | 11:24 am

    Reminders of an evil empire are on display now at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, and they’re not just related to the Soviet Union.

    Instead, 11 menorahs given to the 40th president during his time in office call to mind a struggle for freedom that...

  • Community Briefs

    By Amy Klein

    April 20, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Rocking Passover

    Israeli hip-hop act "Hadag Nachash" (Snakefish) thrills the audience at "Let My People Rock," an all-day Passover festival held Sunday, April 16, on the grounds of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley. More than 2,000 people attended Sunday's event, said...

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  • Arts No Longer Plays Second Fiddle

    By Julie G Fax

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    More than 10 times during Rena Ahdut's stay at Solomon Schechter overnight camp in Olympia, Wash., last summer, her mother made the long drive from Tacoma to bring her home for dance rehearsals.

    "It was kind of hard to come and go all the time," said Rena, 14, who dances ballet, tap...

  • Righteous Rescuers Honored

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Though certainly one of the most bitter memories of history, the Holocaust was also a time of true heroism and great humanity. On Sun., May 6, Mt. Sinai Memorial Park in Simi Valley dedicated a grove of trees to the non-Jewish heroes who risked their lives to save Jewish lives during...

  • Standing Out

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    My husband Jon and I moved with our two children to Simi Valley about four years ago, despite the impression that it offered little in the way of Jewish life. We came here because Jon had a job in Los Angeles and I had two geriatric ponies at a co-operative stable. My long-held dream...
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