I was invited to the opening of a new winery. Not one to turn down an opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine, I happily agreed to go. I planned to drive to Santa Barbara, go to the opening, and spend the night. I had the weekend planned out and was excited. I booked a hotel room and...
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Rabbi Gerald H. Hanig, spiritual leader of Congregation Am Ha-Yam in Ventura, died Aug. 1 from a post-operative infection. He was 89.
After years of serving as cantor at Temple Ramat Zion in the San Fernando Valley, Rabbi Hanig and his wife, Elaine, settled in Ventura and nurtured...
April 5, 2011 | 6:45 pm
The chances of a new elementary charter school offering Hebrew language classes opening in Ventura County next fall diminished last week.
In a decision disappointing the school’s supporters, the Ventura County Board of Education rejected an appeal to open a new local branch of the...
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Young Judaea Sends L.A. Youths to Israel
Five students from the Los Angeles area left for Israel on Sunday, Sept. 2. They will spend the next 10 months living, studying and working in Israel with Young Judaea's Year Course program. While getting a firsthand look at Israeli...
November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm
One sure sign the Conejo Valley Jewish community is growing comes every year about this time. That's not when demographers turn in their latest report, but when the community holds its annual Chanukah festival. Organizers say nothing better reflects the burgeoning Jewish population...