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Tag: Social Justice
December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pmWhen Max Webb was interned at 18 different concentration camps during the Holocaust, he made a promise.
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For many Jewish activists, the dilemma is excruciating: Congress and the administration are debating a revolution in American life, but Jewish organizations, with rare exceptions, have been struck dumb.
For a variety of reasons, including a lack of consensus within key...
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Rabbi Robert Gan, 63, has been senior rabbi at Temple Isaiah, an 850-family member Reform congregation on Pico Boulevard, for more than 30 years. At Temple Isaiah, Gan demonstrated his commitment to social justice, inviting such speakers as Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin...
February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Prime Minister Touts Museum
If there was any doubt that the Polish government is taking seriously plans to build a Museum of Polish Jewish History in Warsaw, they were put to rest Feb. 5 in Beverly Hills.
That's when Leszek Miller, prime minister of Poland, met with about 100...
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Rabbi Leonard I. Beerman's art-filled home on a quiet, verdant Brentwood street is a world away from the gritty industrial world in which he lived as a child during the Depression and again as a young man on the cusp of World War II. But it's his experiences in that world of...