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  • An attack against one is an attack against all

    June 19, 2015 | 12:13 pm

    Zoe Klein, senior rabbi at Temple Isaiah in Los  Angeles, delivered the following remarks at a memorial service June 18 at First A.M.E. Church fin Los Angeles honoring the victims of the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Klein addressed her...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    April 30, 2014 | 11:34 am

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti emphasized during an April 23 lecture at the University of Southern California (USC) that he hopes the Jewish community will continue to play a role in bettering this city.

    “What is our destiny, and what is our purpose? I think, as Jews, it is to...

  • Did I recognize your soul?

    July 5, 2011 | 5:40 pm

    Um, excuse me, have we met? I’m sorry. There was a faint bell in the recess of my … are you sure we haven’t? I thought perhaps we were once together. I remember a sturdy tent, with desert flowers outside the door, glowing coals inside, a shadow moving toward the door. Was that...

  • Rabbi-Novelist Mines Ancient Treasure

    By Rachel Heller

    August 26, 2009 | 6:16 pm

    Of all the prophets, Jeremiah has always been the personal favorite of Rabbi Zoë Klein. So in a series of two fictional works, the prolific pulpit rabbi and fiction writer did him a favor: She gave him a lover.

    “He’s a brooder; he’s the most autobiographical of the prophets,...

  • A Banner Day

    By Rabbi Zoë Klein

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    At the beginning of the month, I joined the hundreds of thousands of people who marched from MacArthur Park to the

    La Brea Tar Pits in support of basic rights for immigrants, the strangers among us. I was worried about my family becoming separated in the throng of marchers, so I...