My old office, on the 15th floor at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Kingsley Drive, looked directly at Wilshire Boulevard Temple. It would have been an ideal location to set up a time-lapse camera to document the slow but historic changes that have taken place there over the...
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Tag: Wilshire Boulevard
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Wilshire Boulevard's stature as the grand concourse of Los Angeles is due in part to its many architecturally distinct synagogues and churches. Those located in the Wilshire Center district, between LaFayette Park and about Western Avenue, are some of the most notable and serve some...
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Aside from being the oldest and most architecturally magnificent synagogue in Los Angeles, Wilshire Boulevard Temple may be remembered for another historic accomplishment: possibly the smoothest transition between a retiring rabbi and new rabbi in the annals of synagogue history....
October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pm"Now, after the synagogue arson in Sacramento and the shooting at the North Valley Jewish Community Center, we need a strong, visible presence. Let us show the flag, let us show Los Angeles that we are a vibrant, unafraid people."
The "flag" in Edward Sanders' metaphor, is the Jewish...
June 3, 1999 | 8:00 pmIt has been a long time since I last communicated with you, the larger Jewish community, through this space in the Jewish Journal. The reason for this hiatus was because I felt it was important for something truly extraordinary to happen before presuming upon your time. Now that...