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  • Letters to the editor: The Kotel, Olney’s descendent and fighting homelessness

    4 days ago

    Make the Kotel Barrier-Free

    Rabbi Daniel Bouskila’s argument that there should be no minyanim at all at the Western Wall, where any Jew — or non-Jew — can come and meditate as individuals, is to be lauded (“The Kotel Decision: A Sephardic Jew Responds,” Feb. 5). Only in the two...

  • Missing Warren Olney's 'Which Way, L.A.?'

    By  David A. Lehrer

    3 weeks ago

    On May 1, 1992, I staffed a weekend conference for the Anti-Defamation League in Palm Desert. A group of lay leaders were gathered to learn about and discuss topics relevant to their issues of concern, including intergroup relations, the media and the Middle East, among others.

  • PBS documentary shows how Mayor Tom Bradley changed L.A.

    By Aron Chilewich

    August 12, 2015 | 12:15 pm

    Tom Bradley became Los Angeles’ first African-American mayor in 1973 by bringing together a multiracial coalition of Blacks, Jews, white liberals and Latinos in the years after the Watts Riots. He opened City Hall to people of all racial backgrounds, brought the Olympic Games to...

  • A jail as a mental hospital

    By Bill Boyarsky

    June 26, 2013 | 4:59 pm

    James Coley and Robert Warfield, case workers for the Integrated Recovery Network, walked into the Twin Towers Correctional Facility with purpose and confidence, exactly the qualities needed for talking to some of the approximately 2,500 mentally ill inmates confined in the...

  • With a week to go, some thoughts on the (final?) Berman v. Sherman debate

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 29, 2012 | 10:15 pm

    On Monday, the same day Howard Berman’s campaign accused fellow Democrat-turned opponent Brad Sherman of dodging debate invitations (L.A. Times) and BuzzFeed ran a piece about an anti-Berman mailer, the two Congressmen mixed it up in what may turn out to be their last debate on...

  • Jewish Journal writer talks Calif. redistricting on KCRW

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 2, 2011 | 11:20 am

    Last night, I spoke with KCRW’s Warren Olney on “Which Way, L.A.?” about California’s citizen-led redistricting process.

    The program included observations from journalists and consultants who have been watching the work of the Golden State’s new commission, which unveiled...