September 22, 2018

Los Angeles

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...
A group of pro-Palestinian protesters disrupted an event featuring Israeli speakers at UC Irvine (UCI) on May 3 and failed to shut it down.
Shalom Grill, a popular kosher restaurant in the Pico-Robertson area, was burglarized before 2 a.m. on May 8.
The Israel Bonds Los Angeles’ Women’s Division Council held its 2018 Golda Meir Luncheon on May 1 at the Four Seasons Hotel.
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?
One of the first times you get to see how things will really look on your wedding day is during your hair and makeup trials.
After spending 23 years at American Jewish University (AJU), Rabbi Jay Strear is leaving the university to become president and CEO...
Israeli-American Hollywood billionaire Haim Saban has sold the Power Rangers brand to Hasbro for over $500 million.
The 13th annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) kicked off with a sold-out opening night gala on April 25 at the...
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...
More than 200 supporters of ETTA, a provider of social services in Los Angeles for Jewish adults with special needs,
It’s Friday evening and dusk is falling outside Mishkon Tephilo’s synagogue on Main Street in Santa Monica.
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