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  • Springs Fire forces evacuations for Jewish institutions in Ventura County

    By Ryan Torok

    May 3, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    Synagogue leaders are reporting that the Springs Fire has affected Jewish institutions in Ventura County, including two Malibu camps run by Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) and synagogues Temple Ner Ami, Temple Etz Chaim and Temple Adat Elohim. As of Friday morning, the blaze had...

  • Hess Kramer campers evacuated due to fire concerns

    By JewishJournal

    May 2, 2013 | 10:33 pm

    Ventura County Star is reporting tonight at 10:18 p.m.: Roadrunner Shuttle donated two charter buses to pick up the 165 poeple at Camp Hess Kramer on Yerba Buena Road.

    Other reports say campers are being transported to Malibu High School as part of a mandatory precautionary evacuation related to the possible spread of the Ventura County Springs Fire.

  • Michael Jackson’s personal physician sentenced to four years in prison

    By Ryan Torok

    November 29, 2011 | 11:50 am

    Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician who attended to Michael Jackson before the pop singer’s death, was sentenced to four years in prison and denied probation on Tuesday. Earlier this month, Murray was found guilty of one count of involuntary manslaughter of the late pop star who died in...

  • Expert propofal witness says jury right to convict Jackson doc

    By Ryan Torok

    November 7, 2011 | 4:07 pm

    Less than two hours after the guilty verdict against Michael Jackson’s personal physician Conrad Murray was issued, Jewish cardiologist Alon Steinberg, who testified as an expert witness against Murray, praised the jury’s decision.

    “Thank God the jury did the right thing,”...

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  • Ventura rejects Hebrew language charter

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 29, 2011 | 11:17 pm

    On Monday, Mar. 28, the Ventura County Board of Education turned down an appeal from a parents and supporters of a Hebrew language charter school, the Ventura County Star reported.

    The petition for an elementary school in Ventura was first brought by a group affiliated with the...

  • Camarillo Chabad awarded $635,000 to fight drug abuse

    November 10, 2010 | 10:04 am

    Chabad of Camarillo, located just outside the planned senior community of Leisure Village, is receiving a federal grant of $625,000 to prevent teen drug abuse in Ventura County. It will also receive $10,000 in county funds to focus specifically on prescription drug abuse.

    Rabbi...

  • Man drowns in Lake Piru while rescuing daughter

    By Jay Firestone

    September 3, 2008 | 7:45 pm

    Close to 400 people packed the second-floor Moshe Ganz Hall on La Brea Blvd. Tuesday morning to pay respects for Naftoli Smolyanksy, who died in a boating accident Aug. 25.

    To accommodate the overflowing crowds, speaker systems were set up in adjacent rooms and outside. This...

  • Broke but hopeful, one survivor says it’s ‘better than Auschwitz’

    By Jane Ulman

    November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Last Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day, Walter Essinger did not attend any community vigils or synagogue commemoration services. Instead, the 73-year-old survivor spent that day, April 26, being interrogated by Ventura County detectives. He was then arrested, handcuffed and...
  • 7 Days in The Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    April 20, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, April 22

    Support Los Angeles Jewish Theater in its new home at Temple Menorah of Redondo Beach, and catch some good dinner theater while you’re at it. Tonight, it presents a staged reading of Jeff Baron’s “Visiting Mr. Green,” about the evolving relationship between a...

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