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  • Moving and shaking: Chanukah, Tipsy Torah and more

    By Ryan Torok

    December 16, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    An annual Chabad menorah-lighting took place before sundown on the afternoon of Dec. 8 on the Spring Street steps of Los Angeles City Hall.

    The festive event brought together local elected officials and Chabad leaders. Together they lit two candles on the Katowitz menorah, which...

  • Honk if you like car menorahs

    By Ryan Torok

    December 2, 2015 | 4:03 pm

    Around this time every year, cars topped with oversized electric menorahs begin to appear on streets of the United States, England and elsewhere.

    Of these cities, perhaps the car-mounted menorahs are best suited to Los Angeles, a city known for its automobile-centered lifestyle...

  • Chabad to Make L.A. a Yeshiva City

    By Gaby Wenig

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    On Waring Avenue, west of La Brea Avenue, Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad is undergoing a $5 million expansion. Under construction is 35,000 square feet of dormitories and study rooms, including a light and airy beis midrash (study hall) that will double as a synagogue.

    The yeshiva --...