The Westside Jewish Community Center (JCC) has announced plans for an Oct. 29 groundbreaking on its Harriet and Jeanette Weinberg Aquatic Center, a $4 million renovation of the center's pools and related areas.
Four modern-day gladiators do battle for the gold (a lifetime supply of Gold's mustard) in the Heeb Olympics
American Jewish Olympic swimmer Jason Lezak followed up his relay heroics with a bronze medal in the 100-meter men's freestyle.
". . . I can't even explain it, it was unreal. I've been a part of the two teams at the last two Olympics that came out behind, and I think I wanted it more than anybody, not just for myself, but to show that we are the nation to be beat in that relay . . ."
An Iranian swimmer refused to compete against his Israeli counterpart at the Beijing Olympics
Record time, new record for winning medals in five different Olympiads.
The only U.S.-born Jew on Israel's Olympic team has been kicked off after failing two drug tests.
Trio of films offers eclectic choices.
Parshat Nitzavim-Vayeilech (Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30)
Freestyle swim champion Jason Lezak of Irvine and fellow Californian, hot rodder Kenny Bernstein, have been elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame for 2006.
Ely Pouget had a solid reason for trekking down last week from her home in the Hollywood Hills to the Westside Jewish Community Center (JCC) on Olympic Boulevard. She wanted her twin daughters to take swimming lessons with Olympic gold medalist Lenny Krayzelburg.