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  • Calendar: July 1-7, 2016

    By Amanda Epstein

    June 29, 2016 | 9:37 am

    FRI | JULY 1

    “THE INNOCENTS”

    World War II is over and Mathilde is treating the last of the French survivors at the German camps in Warsaw. One night, a panicked nun comes in begging Mathilde to follow her back to the convent. What she finds there is shocking — a sister about to...

  • Reeling in the summer

    By Iris Mann

    June 2, 2016 | 2:19 pm

    This summer brings an eclectic group of films to local screens, many featuring specifically Jewish protagonists and covering such disparate subjects as a fundamentalist revolution, a revolutionary TV programmer, the hunt for Adolf Eichmann, religiosity and coming of age in the...

  • 300+ Rabbis Sign activist “Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis”:  Encouraged by Pope Francis

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    May 14, 2015 | 8:08 am

    More than 300 rabbis have signed a Rabbinic Letter on the Climate Crisis, calling for vigorous action to prevent worsening climate disruption, to seek eco-social justice, and to shape a world f shared sustainable abundance..

    We are delighted to share the news of this major and...

  • Chanting Torah for mom

    September 3, 2013 | 11:17 am

    “But what are you chanting for?” the woman cutting my hair wanted to know. She didn’t mean the glory of God or even my own spiritual well-being. It turned out she had once belonged to a 1970s church that chanted for things like shoes and better jobs. But when I am standing on the...

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  • Home of Tikkun’s Rabbi Lerner vandalized

    May 4, 2010 | 11:27 am

    The northern California home of Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of the progressive Tikkun magazine, was vandalized.

    Posters attached to his door and the fence around his Berkeley home attack Lerner personally, and liberals and progressives, as being supporters of terrorism and...

  • Young women find it’s not their bubbe’s Hadassah

    By Rachel Heller

    July 9, 2008 | 11:07 pm

    When Holli Rabishaw wanted to start a family eight years ago, she traded in a high-powered career in the corporate world for the life of a yoga instructor and full-time mom.

    But she was also looking for something more. At 30, she joined Hadassah.

    "I really wanted to feel connected...

  • How YOU Can Help Israel; Electronic Devices

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    How YOU Can Help Israel

    Kids in Los Angeles can send letters to kids in Israel by e-mailing elka1@jdc.org.il. The letters will be printed out and inserted into "care packages" that are beng sent out to families in shelters in Northern Israel. When you send an e-mail, include your...

  • Gay Orthodox Rabbi Peels Back His Life

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "Like peeling an onion," Rabbi Steven Greenberg said, about the process of coming out. The first openly gay Orthodox rabbi, he initially wrote about his sexuality under a pseudonym, Rabbi Yaakov Levado (meaning Jacob Alone), for Tikkun magazine in 1993 and then in 1999 came out...

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