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  • Peers give Orthodox teens lesson in drug use and abuse

    By Julie G Fax

    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."

    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...

  • Creative Judaica Takes Different Path

    By Kelly Hartog

    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...

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    ...

    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com .

    By Keren Engelberg

  • Yeladim

    By Abby Gilad

    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...
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  • Adults-In-Training Hopes and Fears

    By Jane Ulman

    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.

    "Tradition."

    "Fun."

    "Identity."

    "Heritage."

    The students are attending a one-day retreat, an event the school...

  • New UCLA Sukkah Is a Work of Heart

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    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...

  • You Gotta Be in it to Win it

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    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...

  • Community Briefs

    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...

  • L.A. GOAL Opens ‘Doors’ at Skirball

    By Ellie Kahn

    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.

    "Well, then...

  • The Safe Spot

    By Carin Davis

    April 25, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    "How do you explain breast cancer to your 3 1/2-year-old son?" asked Susan Cohen of Woodland Hills. "How does your spouse feel about becoming your caretaker?" These are some of the questions addressed at The Safe Spot. "The things we shared with other families [who] were on the same...

  • Walking My Baby Back Om

    By Susan Josephs

    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...

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