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  • French board favors returning seven looted paintings

    February 14, 2013 | 5:48 am

    A French restitution committee reportedly has recommended returning seven valuable paintings looted by the Nazis during the Holocaust from two Jewish families.

    The paintings are currently part of various collections in France, including the Louvre in Paris. and the museums of...

  • Crystal Cruises Expands Jewish Heritage Tours

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    April 13, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    Here’s what looks like some good news for my first En Route post…. Crystal Cruises has announced it will expand its Jewish heritage tour options for the 2012 season.

    According to a press release,  the tours “visit neighborhoods, museums, monuments, synagogues, and more somber sites...

  • Parents Don’t Kid About Day Schools

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    After extensive research, campus tours, a detailed application and an interview, Aidan Buckner was recently accepted into the school of his choice. While his parents may have done the legwork, it is Aidan who will enter kindergarten at the Ronald and Trana Labowe Family Day School at...

  • Habush Wrapped Life in L.A. History

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Jerry Freedman Habush led excursions through historic Jewish Los Angeles as vice president of tours at the Jewish Historical Society of Southern California (JHS) for more than 20 years. In recent months, Habush's commitment slowed, but not from a waning passion. He was receiving...

  • Pedaling Through the Past

    By Gabe Levenson

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Rob Paperno, whose paternal heritage goes back to Livorno, Italy, left the family restaurant business in Los Angeles seven years ago (remember the Oak Tree Deli in Encino?) to devote himself to the great passion of his life- a bicycling exploration of his Jewish heritage.

    Since then...