For Rabbi Marvin Hier, suicide bombings are the modern-day plague. The founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center so condemns these acts of terror that he spoke to the late Pope John Paul II, Jordan's King Abdullah II and the chancellor of Austria to enlist their support in...
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The Jewish Federation's Young Leadership Division put a cool spin on Chanukah with "Latkes and Blackjack" at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood. The usually dark alternative music club had a cheery holiday makeover as dreidels and chocolate gelt were spread across...
January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm
October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Hillary Clinton to Speak on Forgiveness at Temple
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) will speak on Yom Kippur, Oct. 13, at Temple of the Arts in Beverly Hills.
Clinton will deliver a 10-12 minute speech on forgiveness, as part of Rabbi David Baron's "living sermons," which...
June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Saturday, June 4
Today, galerie yoramgil launches "introductions," a three-month endeavor to present six new artists to the public. View the diverse works of painters Zeev Ben-Dor, Yuri Katz, Nona Orbach, Paul Abbott and Mary Leipziger, and the bronze sculptures of Immi...
December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Jokes, Lights and Songs
The Israel advocacy group StandWithUs filled the University of Judaism's main auditorium for its Dec. 5 Festival of Lights concert. Actor-comedian Larry Miller hosted the event on crutches, and provided a light comic stream amid the tributes and music. He...
November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm
April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Imagine if hitting the restaurants was a mitzvah. For one day, at least, it will be. Finally, the guilt-free excuse to overeat you've been looking for. On May 4, the Sunday before Yom HaAtzmaut (Israel Independence Day), Eat-4-Israel, a campaign created by yeshiva high schoolers,...
March 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Israeli soldier Monique Goldwasser was not expected to live after a Palestinian bus driver deliberately struck her and other soldiers while they waited at a bus stop on Feb. 14, 2001.
"I thought, 'If Monique lives, I'll become the voice and face of all victims of terror in...
October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm