Time. Time is all we have. It is running out. The desert sands drop a grain at a time through the narrowness of the hour glass.
“Why, as the inventors of the world’s first fast food, Matza, do we eat it during the longest meal of the year, the Seder?”
As refugees to the...
Judaism is the particular language through which Jews address humanity
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This morning the New York Times announced that Jill Abramson will take over as the newspaper’s new editor from Bill Keller, who will become a writer for the paper. This makes Abramson the first woman to lead the paper in its history. We have it from reliable sources that Jill...
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We Love to Laugh
Jews have always used humor to get themselves through difficult times. And you better believe that Jews have had difficult times! Maybe our humor is what has kept us alive as a people for more than 5,500 years. Certainly, our humor has been used to teach the world a great deal about humanity.
Some of our very own Jewish comedians have this to say: Q: What do you get when you squeeze a synagogue?
A: Fresh Jews!
Sent in by Raquel Rosen, 12, Beverly Hills
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On April 1, Los Angeles County children's social worker Jules Weingart sent the Los Angeles Times a letter protesting its predilection for calling Palestinian suicide-bombers "militants." As a courtesy, Weingart attached a list of normative definitions of the terms "militant,"...
January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm
An announcement last week by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) that it will not renew leases for its West San Fernando Valley properties will have an impact on two Jewish institutions: Kadima Hebrew Academy and the Rabbi Max D. Raiskin West Valley Hebrew Academy....
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