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  • Rabbi’s use of discretionary funds spurs new policies

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    August 15, 2012 | 1:59 pm

    In response to the Haiti earthquake in January 2010 and the Carmel forest fires in Israel in December 2010, members of Congregation Ner Tamid of South Bay, like so many others, wanted to donate money to help the victims. So, many of them directed donations through Rabbi Isaac...

  • Jamie Masada gives Long Beach a place to laugh

    By Lilly Fowler

    September 25, 2008 | 12:24 am

    Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jon Lovitz signed a contract with Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada last year.

    The terms were simple: Lovitz was to appear at the comedy club every week for the rest of his life.

    So it was no surprise when Lovitz recently took the Laugh...

  • New South Bay mikvah puts the ritz in the ritual bath

    By Adam Wills

    September 24, 2008 | 11:44 pm

    Women living in the Beach Cities need no longer travel to Long Beach, Lomita or the Pico-Robertson area to experience the tranquility of a mikvah.

    Mikvah Mei Menachem, a $350,000, 1,100-square-foot ritual bath facility set in north Redondo Beach on the expansive campus of Jewish...

  • Jewish Population on Rise in South Bay

    By Julie Brown

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Thirteen years ago I called my cousin in the San Fernando Valley and announced to her that I was moving to the South Bay.

    "Why would you do that?" she said. "There are no Jews in the South Bay!"

    I don't know when that rumor might have held a modicum of truth, but it isn't the case...

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  • Letters

    August 28, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Just to clarify Tom Tugend's "Strain in the Relationship" (Aug.22):

    Hollywood's power brokers of Jewish ancestry met on Tisha B'Av atthe Hillcrest Country Club (over shrimp cocktails, perhaps?) todiscuss their "genuine quest for a 'new identity' in theirrelationship to Israel."

    Are we...

  • Wave of the Future

    By Ruth Stroud

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Left to right, Hebrew school pals Sam Graham, Matt Polinger,and Alex Shaw enjoy kosher hot dogs at Redondo Beach's Esplanade. Photo by Jefferson Graham If there's an image of the South Bay, it's this sun-drenched visionof perpetual summer and youth. But does this picture contain...

  • Wave of the Future

    By Ruth Stroud

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    If there's an image of the South Bay, it's this sun-drenched visionof perpetual summer and youth. But does this picture contain anyJews? For years, the myth has been that it didn't, or, if there wereany, they were passing as something else.

    But it turns out that there are more Jews in...

  • Wave of the Future

    By Ruth Stroud

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Left to right, Hebrew school pals Sam Graham, Matt Polinger,and Alex Shaw enjoy kosher hot dogs at Redondo Beach's Esplanade. Photo by Jefferson Graham If there's an image of the South Bay, it's this sun-drenched visionof perpetual summer and youth. But does this picture contain...

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