September 20, 2018

Oren Peleg

On a recent Friday night, more than a dozen guests filled Jenn Weingarten’s cozy Inglewood home.
Admittedly nervous, 16-year-old Eli Susman sat on the steps outside the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills...
Several weeks ago, Ruben Duran, 51, was driving on the 101 Freeway when he noticed a restaurant in the heart of Boyle Heights that...
Ada Horwich’s Beverly Hills backyard was a sea of Democratic blue, from the tablecloths to the napkins next to the buffet spread.
A group of 20 people sits perched on the steps at Biddy Mason Memorial Park in downtown Los Angeles. Standing before them, their guide,
In the 1980s, burgeoning real estate executive Brad Gluckstein wandered into a country-western-themed bar in Culver City that was...
He may only be 11 years old, but Gindi Maimonides Academy Junior Division basketball champ Ami Kent wasn’t remotely fazed going...
Prominent American and Israeli cancer scientists convened in November at City of Hope’s Duarte campus for a symposium to network...
The legend of Valley Torah High School Jewish hoops hero Ryan Turell continues to grow. After hitting the 40-point mark several times...
Thirteen years ago, David Nimmer, a 62-year-old copyright lawyer, was listening to a sermon inside the sukkah at B’nai David Congregation in the...
Participants from 88 countries take part in FIRST Lego League (FLL) regional tournaments around the globe — presenting functional robots and...
Eighty-six-year-old Joseph Samuels fled his native Iraq in 1948 and has called Santa Monica home for over 30 years. When a traveling exhibition featuring...
As the sun rose at close to 7 a.m. on Nov. 17, hundreds of people were gathered outside the Jewish Family Service (JFS) food pantry with empty...
More than 250 Jewish high school athletes, boys and girls, descended upon Shalhevet High School for the Steve Glouberman Annual Basketball Tournament...
Last December, 14-year-old Jordan Peisner was the victim of a vicious sucker punch in an attack in West Hills that caused a multitude...
West Coast Jewish Theatre often stages works that spotlight underrepresented aspects of Jewish history and culture. Its plays have broached subjects...
On a recent overcast morning, Chaya Chazanow arrived with her 5-year-old son, Tzvi, at a sleepy Pico-Robertson storefront that has barred windows.
A few days before heading to Puerto Rico last month to pitch in with relief efforts following Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island on Sept. 20...
As congregants climb the stairs to reach High Holy Days services at UCLA Hillel, they will be surrounded by far more than empty walls.
Dr. Evan Zahn, the director of pediatric cardiology at Cedars-Sinai’s Heart Institute, is an expert at treating heart problems with minimally invasive procedures.
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