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  • Moving menorahs for Chanukah

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 6, 2012 | 11:44 am

    This year on Chanukah, before Chabad of Santa Monica can light its two 12-foot-tall, propane-fueled menorahs in Palisades Park and on the Third Street Promenade, Rabbi Isaac Levitansky has to procure two pickup trucks to cart the menorahs to and from their spots. 

    “Normally we...

  • Showing Kindness is Not Hard, it is Required

    By Ilana Angel

    July 15, 2012 | 2:53 pm

    Sadly I am often surprised by how, when given the opportunity, people are not kind to a stranger.  We live in a harsh and cynical world where there is not a lot of kindness.  I understand people are jaded, but when you make a conscious decision to not lend a hand to someone in need,...

  • Santa Monica Synagogue set its dreidels on a world record [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    December 29, 2008 | 6:12 pm

    They may not be the fastest or strongest, but that didn't stop one West Coast synagogue from aspiring entry into The Guinness Book of World Records.

    On the second night of Chanukah, the Santa Monica Synagogue attempted to set a new world record: Most Dreidels Spinning...