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  • Calendar: April 15-21

    By Amanda Epstein

    April 13, 2016 | 9:59 am

    FRI | APRIL 15


    Bring a dairy or vegetarian dish and join this social potluck dinner with a fun song circle to follow. The topic of the month is “freedom.” Bring a poem, short story or memorable experience to share that explores the topic. 6:45 p.m. Free. Donations...

  • Calendar: March 11-17

    By Amanda Epstein

    March 9, 2016 | 11:16 am

    FRI | MARCH 11


    One year and 17 engagements later, Breakthrough Dating is back, kicking off its second weekend program in Los Angeles. Special guest Leonard Carr, an internationally known relationship expert with a deep knowledge...

  • April 18-24

    By Laura Donney

    April 16, 2015 | 3:36 pm

    SAT | APRIL 18


    It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes a Westwood Village to raise an artist. It’s the second day of the three-day art festival presenting the fine works of crafters, painters, sculptors, sketchers, etchers and...

  • Africa…why bother?

    May 12, 2014 | 11:36 am

    As the President of Jewish World Watch, I encounter one question, again and again: why do you bother? The question can creep up slowly in conversation. Someone will remark, “Well, is there anything we can really do to help those suffering in Africa? Aren’t you just proposing band...

  • Thousands gather, walk to honor ‘Never Again’

    By Ryan Torok

    April 30, 2014 | 11:10 am

    After having walked nearly three miles as part of Jewish World Watch’s (JWW) Walk to End Genocide, Effie Braun and her family decided they needed a break. 

    Taking a pit stop at a kosher restaurant to purchase bottled water, she said, “The Holocaust is not the only time this...

  • Calendar: April 26 to May 2

    By Laura Donney

    April 23, 2014 | 10:31 am

    SAT | APR 26


    It’s the world premiere of the composer’s new piece, “Cosmic Dust.” Steinberg, who received a doctorate in music from Harvard, currently serves as artistic director of the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and is winner of an ASCAPLUS Award and Gold...

  • A ‘walk’ to remember

    April 18, 2013 | 2:27 pm

    With African drumming and a chorus of shofars, more than 2,000 people in purple T-shirts reading “I walk to tip the scales” gathered in Pan Pacific Park on April 14 to call attention to global injustice.

    Under overcast skies, the seventh annual Walk to End Genocide raised more...

  • Happenings

    By Michelle Azar

    April 10, 2013 | 10:32 am

    I miss matzah. I actually miss it.  One would thing a week that dry piece of cardboard might be enough, so it makes me wonder… what am I really missing? The “food” itself or the surroundings?

    This Passover was spent with family, ALL family really, from the newly born to the super...

  • Apr. 7-Apr. 15

    By Ryan Torok

    April 5, 2011 | 7:10 pm

    THU | APRIL 7

    Pamela and Randol Schoenberg host a free community concert featuring liturgical compositions for organ and chorus by composers Arnold Schoenberg and Eric Zeisl. Timed to the bat mitzvah of Dora Schoenberg, Arnold Schoenberg’s...

  • Walk to End Genocide Raises $175,000

    By Adam Wills

    April 20, 2010 | 6:45 pm

    Jewish World Watch drew more than 2,500 people to its fourth annual Walk to End Genocide on April 18, including teams representing synagogues and schools around Southern California. The two-mile Sunday morning walk around Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills raised $175,000 for the...