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  • Moving and shaking: Black Earth, David Siegel, Chiune Sugihara and more

    By Ryan Torok

    May 26, 2016 | 10:13 am

    Yale historian Timothy Snyder, author of the 2015 book “Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning,” discussed the causes of the Holocaust on March 21 at Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Audrey and Sydney Irmas Campus.

    “How could a people so established on a continent suddenly...

  • No end in sight for victims of SoCal gas leak

    January 20, 2016 | 11:22 am

    The trouble in the Katz household started a few months ago, when 2-year-old Ava got sick and was hospitalized in the intensive care unit for respiratory issues. Around the same time, Christine Katz, 41 and a full-time mom, started having dizzy spells and feeling lethargic, and the...

  • Moving and shaking: JWW Global Soul Award, Matisyahu, Netiya and more

    By Ryan Torok

    December 4, 2015 | 8:57 am

    Jewish World Watch (JWW) awarded its 2015 Global Soul Award to the Katzburg Gabriel family on Nov. 18 during its annual gala event, held at UCLA Royce Hall.

    “We look forward to working with you for the furtherance of this humanitarian mission,” Stuart Gabriel said upon receiving...

  • Calendar: November 20-26

    By Amanda Epstein

    November 18, 2015 | 9:36 am

    FRI | NOV 20


    Join the community for a soulful and spiritual community Shabbat with Lev Tahor, a group of Jewish musicians dedicated to constructing meaningful prayer spaces throughout Los Angeles. Their Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat experience uses...

  • Moving and Shaking: AFHU award dinner, TRZ Yom HaShoah event and fire safety at B’nai David-Judea

    By Ryan Torok

    April 17, 2015 | 5:04 pm

    American Friends of The Hebrew University’s (AFHU award ) Harvey L. Silbert Torch of Learning Award Dinner on April 13 honored attorneys Jonathan Anschell and Dick Volpert while raising more than $1 million to support the prominent Israeli university.

    “Hebrew University is a...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    September 10, 2014 | 3:01 pm

    The beach-adjacent intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset Boulevard was a festive atmosphere of Chabadniks and their supporters on Sept. 7, when Chabad of Pacific Palisades marked the launch of a major fundraising campaign.

    The goal of the first phase of the effort,...

  • Interfaith leaders commemorate Yom Hashoah

    April 10, 2013 | 1:16 pm

    In what was anything but a typical Yom HaShoah assemblage, more than 300 people — including two rabbis, a Methodist preacher, a Catholic priest and a U.S. congressman — packed into Temple Ramat Zion in Northridge on April 7 for an interdenominational observance titled “Remembering...

  • Q&A With Rabbi Michael Graetz

    By Jane Ulman

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Michael Graetz has stepped in to serve as the interim rabbi for Temple Ramat Zion in Northridge, less than a year after the death of Rabbi Steve Tucker. Graetz comes from Israel, where, among other achievements, he co-founded the Masorti (Conservative) movement and served as...