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  • Mariah Carey, boyfriend come to Israel for ‘pre-engagment spiritual meeting’

    June 29, 2015 | 1:08 pm

    Mariah Carey and her boyfriend are in Israel to meet a “spiritual leader” with an eye toward engagement.

    The American singing star arrived in Israel on Saturday with Australian billionaire James Packer, the TMZ entertainment website reported. Neither Carey nor Packer are Jewish.

  • Rabbi William Kramer Dies at 84

    By Tom Tugend

    June 17, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    An overflow crowd of nearly 500 mourners attended funeral services last week for Rabbi William M. Kramer, a Los Angeles institution, who died at the age of 84.

    They came to pay tribute and share recollections of the man they had known in one or more of his multifaceted careers as...

  • Top Gun Rabbi

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    While you won't find Sarah Schecter soaring through the skies like Tom Cruise in "Top Gun," the Los Angeles resident has the honor of becoming the Air Force's first female rabbi.

    Schecter, who was ordained in May at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles, is...

  • Lubavitch Recall Sept. 11

    By Sharon Samber

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Lubavitch rabbis from across the United States and 40 countries launched the 100th birthday commemoration of their spiritual leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, by marking the six-month anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

    Standing Monday in the cold wind and bright...