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  • JNET: Jewish professionals networking and shmoozing

    By Elyse Glickman

    October 23, 2014 | 11:50 am

    Forget the gold watch for 50 years of service at one firm. For many baby boomers and Gen X-ers, starting one’s own business has become more of a necessity than an alternative career path. As a result, professional networking groups have sprung up throughout the United States to...

  • A deaf rabbi who listens

    September 3, 2013 | 2:24 pm

    Imagine taking a graduate school class — a small one, with maybe a dozen students — and for the entire year, not being able to understand a single word the professor said. For your final examination, you have to rely on notes compiled from your classmates and pray they understood...

  • Thousand Oaks rabbi leaves post

    June 13, 2013 | 4:29 pm

    Rabbi Ted Riter of Temple Adat Elohim (TAE) in Thousand Oaks officially ended his tenure at the Reform synagogue on May 1, and in a subsequent Facebook post announced that he no longer intends to continue in a similar post. 

    “It is with bittersweet emotions that I write this...

  • Matisyahu Highlights

    By Dikla Kadosh

    February 16, 2011 | 11:48 pm

    Matisyahu wore a faded camp staff t-shirt on stage and bantered with the spunky audience in a charming performance at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Tuesday night. An immensely talented performer and a witty, self-effacing Orthodox Jew, Matisyahu drew a wildly diverse crowd to...

  • VIDEO: Torah dedication by Chabad of Thousand Oaks

    June 25, 2008 | 10:03 pm

    Chabad of Thousand Oaks was honored to receive a Torah, generously donated by Rabbi Mordechai and Ethel Bryski in memory of their parents (great-grandparents of Rabbi Chaim Bryski, Rabbi of Chabad of Thousand Oaks), survivors of the Holocaust. This scroll was rescued from the Holocaust as well, and was painstakingly restored before coming to its permanent home at the Thousand Oaks Jewish Center.

  • Skateboarder’s project links charity and sport

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Devin Schneider looks like a typical 13-year-old boy: his long hair covers dark brown eyes, a smile reveals a mouthful of braces, and he wears a long hooded sweatshirt, T-shirt and jeans. He's quiet, sometimes keeping his eyes downcast as he thinks of what to say.

    But Devin...

  • The Circuit

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Hello Rabbi!

    Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks will conduct a very special Shabbat service highlighted by the installation of the congregation's new Senior Rabbi Ted Riter on Friday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. This occasion marks the first installation of a senior rabbi at Adat Elohim...

  • Community Briefs

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    June 29, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Shimon Paskow, 68, let down his guard the other day and began to reel off a few of the jokes he had told at his retirement dinner on Sun., June 25, honoring his 31 years of service at Temple Etz Chaim of Thousand Oaks.

    One goes like this: "You've heard the saying 'Old soldiers...

  • A Multimedia Birthday Party for Israel

    By Diane Arieff

    October 15, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    There may not be much to celebrate in the news headlines these days, so what better time to throw a birthday party? In this case, it's a celebration of Israel's 50th year -- an elaborate, multimedia event slated for Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.