September 21, 2018

Community

The swearing in of UC Santa Barbara’s new student senate board on May 23 was derailed when a group of around 60 anti-Israel...
Ada Horwich’s Beverly Hills backyard was a sea of Democratic blue, from the tablecloths to the napkins next to the buffet spread.
“What does it mean to be God-fearing?” Steve Lackner, a program manager in the U.S. Air Force, posed that question to a small group of people
Editor’s note: On Nov. 17, the Journal ran a story about the Nov. 3 car accident that almost claimed the life of beloved local teacher...
It was an unusual day for Jay Sanderson. Rather than taking meetings and calls from his office on Wilshire Boulevard, The Jewish...
A group of 20 people sits perched on the steps at Biddy Mason Memorial Park in downtown Los Angeles. Standing before them, their guide,
Earlier this month, members of Adat Ari El, a Conservative synagogue in Valley Village, received a letter informing them of “an...
Gary Weisserman, head of school at Milken Community Schools, is stepping down from his position at the end of the current academic year.
In 2007, while working on a Jewish-themed photography project in India, New York-based photographer Chrystie Sherman decided to travel...
Rabbi Aaron Panken, president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), died in a plane crash on May 5. He was 53.
In the 1980s, burgeoning real estate executive Brad Gluckstein wandered into a country-western-themed bar in Culver City that was...
While the term “mompreneur” may be less than a decade old, working mothers who own or share a family business have been doing so for...
He may only be 11 years old, but Gindi Maimonides Academy Junior Division basketball champ Ami Kent wasn’t remotely fazed going...
Did you know that Silver Lake was named after a Jewish man, Herman Silver, who served as president of the L.A. City Council in 1900?
A life-saving document for two Hungarian Jews, signed by the late Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, has been sold for $13,750,
“If you take care of this place, it will always take care of you.” Those are the words the late Herman Markowitz used to say to his...
There’s a harmony between a city and its culture, and Scott Harrison fuses the two in his role as executive director of the...
On July 1, Keilah Lebell, who will graduate this month from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University,
A teenage girl dyes her hair blue, plays in a punk rock band in Tel Aviv and is torn between joining the Israel Defense Forces and trying...
“Oh, no!” A huge shout goes up on the dusty outfield at the Sepulveda Basin Sports Complex in Encino. It’s quickly followed by an expletive.
It’s that time of year again when the Israeli-American Council (IAC) transforms a Los Angeles park into a miniature Israel.
Miriam Gabay says she’s “not quite 100 percent Orthodox,” but she invites up to a dozen guests each week to her Miracle Mile-area...
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