With these words, Koby, a teenage yeshiva drug user, sets the level of earnestness and intensity on a new video that he and four of his friends produced under the auspices...
February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm"We were a group of kids who were dying inside, but we didn't know it. We just thought we were a lost cause."
April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Walk into any Judaica store looking for a Kiddush cup, candlesticks or spice boxes and you’ll find yourself confronted with a plethora of silver and wood and an abundance of carved or engraved Jewish symbols from Stars of David to Lions of Judah.
Painter and sculptor Tobi Kahn...
November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm
TAKE A LOOK, IT'S IN A BOOK On Sunday, Nov. 14,
come to the second annual
Jewish Children's Bookfest
from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,
at the Triangle, Mount Sinai Memorial Park
(6150 Mount Sinai Drive, Simi Valley,
exit the 118 West at Yosemite).
Children and their...
December 11, 2003 | 6:59 pm
"Why are you having a bar or bat mitzvah?" Larry Kligman, dean of students at Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge, asks the school's 65 seventh-graders.
The students are attending a one-day retreat, an event the school...
October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm
As Sukkot approached, UCLA Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller was reluctant to take Hillel's old canvas-and-metal sukkah out of storage.
"I felt we were in a new building," he said of the $10 million Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish life on Hilgard Avenue. "We should go beyond...
September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Want to win a full day school scholarship? Or maybe free synagogue membership?
Now you can, in the new Jewish community raffle, Arie Katz, chair of the Jewish Community Scholar Program (CSP), created the raffle to raise awareness of adult Jewish learning in Orange County and what he...
May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Music, Israel Bring 950 Educators to BJE Conference
Participants at the Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles's (BJE) 23rd annual Early Childhood Spring Institute had the opportunity to take a special journey to Israel through music. In a workshop called "A Musical Trip...
April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Sherrie has cerebral palsy, which causes her hands to tremble. So when she was hired to work as an artist for L.A. GOAL in Culver City, she was concerned.
"I can't paint a straight line, because my hands shake," Sherrie told Susan Wilder, L.A. GOAL's art director.
April 25, 2002 | 7:59 pm
June 1, 2000 | 8:00 pm
At a 1991 Jewish Renewal retreat in Pennsylvania, Rosalie Harris was in a Chevra Kadisha class, crying over the recent death of her sister, when Ephraim Eisen reached out to hold her hand. She had met him the day before and dismissed him as one of those nice guys who somehow fail to...