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  • Sukkot celebration goes global

    September 24, 2013 | 3:18 pm

    Some 2,000 people gathered at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills on Sept. 22 to celebrate Sukkot by building solar-powered race cars, creating sukkah decorations and belly dancing — all while eating global cuisine.

    The second annual event, Sukkot Around the World, was organized...

  • New play, “Therapy,” explores the the lives and fears of therapist

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 27, 2013 | 7:44 am

    Jeff Bernhardt is an author, playwright, psychotherapist and Jewish educator who directs social-action programs at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills; he is also the lead tutor for the b’nai mitzvah program at Temple Israel of Hollywood. But his new play, “Therapy” — opening March 2...

  • Georgia Freedman-Harvey: The art of healing

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 3, 2013 | 12:05 pm

    By the way, I forgot to mention,” Georgia Freedman-Harvey said at the end of a long interview, “I was a bone marrow donor for a stranger 10 years ago.”

    That Freedman-Harvey physically gave of herself wasn’t a surprising revelation.

    Nor was it surprising to find out that...

  • At town hall in 30th congressional district, two insiders and two outsiders trade barbs

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 5, 2012 | 4:30 pm

    The four candidates vying to represent California’s newly redrawn 30th congressional district in the West San Fernando Valley met on stage for the first time in a heated town hall on January 5.

    Two long-serving incumbent Jewish Democratic congressmen who have represented adjacent...

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  • [PODCAST] An Emmy Nomination for the Kosher Porky Pig: ‘Looney Tunes’ ’ Bob Bergen [UPDATE]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 19, 2011 | 4:20 pm

    Listen to the podcast below.

    The kosher Porky Pig was up for an Emmy Award on Sept. 18.  Bob Bergen, a nice Jewish boy from Woodland Hills, was nominated in the voice-over category for his performance as America’s favorite traife hero on “The Looney Tunes Show” on Cartoon...

  • Woodland Hills search area one of largest in recent LAPD history

    January 19, 2011 | 6:05 pm

    A shooting in Woodland Hills has caused traffic jams throughout the area as police search for a man who shot a Los Angeles Unified School District police officer this afternoon, the LA Times reports.

    The seven square miles that police are scouring in Woodland Hills is one of the...

  • Aliyah, Beth Haverim leaders discuss deal

    By Adam Wills

    February 19, 2010 | 2:30 pm

    They aren’t using the “m” word, but leaders from Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills met with the leadership of Temple Beth Haverim on Feb. 10 to discuss plans to help shore up the Agoura Hills Conservative synagogue, which has been struggling financially in recent years and filed...

  • All pink, all the time

    July 31, 2008 | 12:35 am

    The doors, roof and the mailbox of the Pink Lady's Woodland Hills home are painted in a shade that might best be described as cotton candy, and pink accents adorn her white picket fence. The interior is decorated in varying shades of pink, from the appliances in the kitchen to the...
  • Davening for Dollars

    By Beverly Gray

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Talmud teaches that a righteous act is its own reward. But if that's not inducement enough, a rabbi in Woodland Hills is offering $10 cash plus a Krispy Kreme doughnut to teens who attend his 7 a.m. minyan.

    It started like this: In 1998 Rabbi Netanel Louie founded the Hebrew...

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Rules at 2003 Valley Fest

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The 11th biannual Los Angeles Jewish Festival, co-sponsored by The Jewish Federation and a host of Jewish organizations, synagogues and corporate sponsors, promises an eclectic lineup of rock and rock hybrids.

    The Main Stage, sponsored by Countrywide, will include rockers Rick Recht...

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