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This exciting trip is specifically designed for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young Jewish adults and their family/friends from the Los Angeles area. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater L.A. and JQ...
February 13, 2013 | 12:02 pm
November 28, 2012 | 2:59 pm
Moledet means “homeland” in Hebrew, and it’s no coincidence that it’s been chosen as the name of a pilot program aimed at maintaining the passion of recent Los Angeles Birthright alumni following their return home from Israel.
Applications for the new program, created by...
March 23, 2009 | 3:29 pm
November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm
June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pm
The grunion were running last weekend, so I went down to the Venice Beach breakwater just before midnight to watch them mate. The sight of thousands of slim, silvery fish wiggling desperately out of the surf and struggling to spawn before the next wave crashed upon them made me...
February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm
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