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  • The Iran Nuclear Agreement: What should Congress do?

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    1 week ago

    Growing up an American Jew in Los Angeles, I was always told if you ask three Jews you will get four opinions. Last Friday night, I went to shabbat services at Stephen Wise Temple. I began by reading the words below from Rabbi Joshua Knobel about Pioneers and the weekly parsha....

  • The art of the empty nest

    June 30, 2015 | 10:23 am

    When our kids first left for college, my wife and I would separately find ourselves in each of their rooms, gazing at the tchotchkes that filled their shelves. We both felt the emptiness in our lives. Now that they’ve each completed their college educations and moved on to the...

  • Fond farewell to leader and teacher at Stephen Wise Temple

    By Aron Chilewich

    May 20, 2015 | 4:13 pm

    Two senior rabbis representing 51 years of leadership at Stephen Wise Temple joined for Kabbalat Shabbat services on May 14, along with the congregation’s incoming senior rabbi, to celebrate retirement and a transition. The trio represents the entire history of the synagogue.

    For...

  • Shavuot services throughout the Los Angeles region

    By Amanda Epstein

    May 20, 2015 | 3:02 pm

    Sinai Temple will host a Tikkun leil Shavuot on May 23 at 7 p.m.; join the rabbinic interns for study and a dairy dessert. On the first day of Shavuot, May 24, there will be a service and adult b’nai mitzvah at 8:45 a.m. in the Ziegler Sanctuary. On the second day, there will be a...

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  • Toppling the Chanukah Bush

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    December 3, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Eli Herscher is leading a discussion about the December holidays with about two dozen participants of Stephen S. Wise Temple's Holiday Workshop Series. The class attracts a good number of intermarried couples and those considering conversion, but they are not the only ones who...
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