The annual prize is awarded to a person or team under 50 years of age, whose Jewish values spark...
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November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pmIf you want to be popular in the Jewish world today, just say tikkun olam. Everywhere you go it seems that Jews of all stripes are jumping on this universal bandwagon.
It's not just the Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, secular, progressive and humanistic groups. Many...
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December 10, 1998 | 7:00 pmThe state of Israel isn't the only Jewish institution celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. On Sepulveda Boulevard, in West Los Angeles, the renowned Leo Baeck Temple is celebrating its Jubilee, commencing with a series of events Dec. 11-13.
And like Israel, many temple members...
April 2, 1998 | 7:00 pm
Rachel Rosenthal, her bald pate gleaming withsweat and her stark features grooved like gashes in alabaster, lookslike a female Erich von Stroheim -- who, let's face it, could himselfhave been a woman in drag. Short, stubby, Teutonic, and with the kindof wracked expression one...