Jewish Journal

Tag: Wildfires

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Former ‘Catskills of the West’ resort destroyed in California wildfire

    September 18, 2015 | 12:45 pm

    A resort that in its heyday garnered a reputation as the “Catskills of the West” was severely damaged in a wildfire that recently devastated Northern California.

    Hoberg’s Resort, which at its peak in the 1950s hosted more than 1,000 guests a night, including many celebrities, was...

  • Westward Ho

    By Andrew Wallenstein

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    When I accepted a job to transfer from New York City to Los Angeles, I figured October would be the ideal month to move. Just as bone-chilling winds began sweeping the East Coast, I'd be basking in year-round sunshine on the other side of the country.

    But the timing couldn't have...

  • Fire-Damaged Temples Take Stock

    By Tom Tugend

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    As 10 wildfires, which ravaged large areas of Southern California, were finally brought under control, Jewish communities joined fellow citizens in facing the aftermath of the painful human and property toll.

    The worst damage was suffered by synagogue congregants in the San...