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  • Remember the Refugees

    By Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    October 16, 2015 | 5:07 pm

    Update: The great new doc I reviewed last time, East L.A. Interchange won Best Feature Film at the New Urbanism Film Festival and the Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary at the Highland Park Independent Film Festival.  Well-deserved!

    Nod to reality: This post won’t be...

  • Another peace process: Judaism in Israel vs. Judaism in America

    By David Suissa

    February 13, 2013 | 8:21 am

    While the Jewish world has focused for decades on the Arab-Israeli conflict, it has given far less attention to an equally important conflict: the conflict between Judaism in Israel and Judaism in America. Everywhere I turn, I see more signs of the growing religious schism between...

  • Barriers broken, female rabbis look to broader influence

    December 13, 2010 | 2:18 pm

    Lynne Kern knew at 13 that she wanted to be a rabbi, even though in 1970 there were no female rabbis to act as role models.

    So Kern became a writer, eventually winning a Pulitzer Prize for journalism.

    But she never forgot her passion, and in 2001 she completed her rabbinic studies...

  • Circuit

    By Kelly Hartog

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Friends in Deed

    On Feb. 17, David Nathanson hosted a silent auction at his L.A. home for more than 100 young executives – and special guest 5th District L.A City Councilman Jack Weiss – to benefit nonprofit Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel.

    Located just south of Haifa, the...