September 19, 2018

Los Angeles

For people who struggle with infertility, questions such as “when are you starting a family?” aren’t just irritating, they’re painful.
When an armed gunman came onto her campus last month and began shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Hayley Licata...
Temple Kol Tikvah held its annual “Magical Evening” gala honoring several of the Reform community’s members on Feb. 24 at...
Why is the seder at Spago, Beverly Hills different from all others? For starters there is the menu, which includes shallot and...
When Cedars-Sinai Medical Center OB-GYN oncologist Dr. Beth Karlan was a student at Harvard University in the 1970s, she was doing...
For the Past five years, chaplain Rabbi Avivah W. Erlick has been counseling Jewish inmates at three Los Angeles County jails.
Pro-Israel mega-donors Sheldon and Miriam Adelson announced at the Israeli-American Council (IAC) Los Angeles’s 10th Annual Gala on Mar.
The once respected academic career of UCLA historian Gabriel Piterberg has come to an apparent end, not because of his unrelenting...
FRI MARCH 16 SALON SHABBAT Gary Zola, executive director at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives,
The work involved in commemorating the Shoah has evolved from collecting documents about the victims to telling the stories of the people...
Clippers in hand, celebrity hairstylist Jason Schneidman trims a man’s long, disheveled locks into a neat, hipster cut before clipping...
Sam Mograbi’s typical week consists of planks, swimming, crunches, pushups, contact dancing, Brazilian jiujitsu and weightlifting.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United Kingdom hit a record high in 2017, according to a recent study by the Community Security Trust, a...
Yeshiva University in New York hasn’t been known for its basketball program over the years, but it’s now getting attention thanks in...
March 9 started out like a normal day for Maria and Gabriela Gomez.* The 17- and 16-year-old high school students from a small town...
On Feb. 14, former Los Angeles resident Shelley Faden-Focht, now living in Philadelphia, was back in L.A. to say farewell to her...
IKAR, a progressive spiritual community in Los Angeles, has concluded its national search for an Associate Rabbi. Rabbi David Kasher,
Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC), a two-time Academy Award-winner and a voting member of the...
Long a cornerstone of the American Jewish experience, Jewish summer camp provides kids an unbreakable link to their past and a head...
With so many Jewish summer camps to choose from, and with Westerners going east and Easterners going west, how does a family choose?
Working at Jewish sleepaway camp was an amazing way to spend my summers. I got to spend time with friends, learn new activities and...
The historical roots of Jewish overnight summer camps began with the rise of the American camping movement in the late 19th century.
To my dear campers at URJ Camp Coleman (Cleveland, Ga.): After 17 people were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
Editor’s note: While the cleanup continues after the historic Tubbs Fire of last October that leveled the buildings at URJ Camp Newman,
It’s a somewhat meta moment: A world-renowned cellist playing a world-renowned cellist in a 20-minute movie simply titled, “Cello.”
Should American democracy ever vanish, it will end — like the world in T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Hollow Men” — “not with a bang but a whimper.”
Twenty years have passed, but the moment that drove Rebecca Shwartz to become a pioneering women’s rights lawyer in Jerusalem remains...
A couple of students from the Israeli Technion visited Los Angeles from Feb. 26-28 to share their knowledge about Israel’s tech...
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