November 18, 2018

Oren Peleg

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.
A diverse and animated crowd with hundreds of people turned out at a meeting of the Santa Monica Committee for Racial Justice on Sept. 10.
David Myers ’ honeymoon period as President and Chief Executive of the Jewish Center of History (CJH) has not lasted long.
As a soccer-cleated kid growing up in the San Fernando Valley, Daniel Steres idolized Cobi Jones, the Los Angeles Galaxy’s dreadlocked former captain.
In its first year, 1999, Birthright-Israel provided almost 9,000 Jews ages 18 to 26 free 10-day tours of Israel’s cultural and religious sites.
“30 Days, a Journey of Love, Loss and Healing” is a collection of 30 disc-shaped cards designed to help people deal with the blow of losing a loved one.
As an 8-year-old, Serena Davis already was infatuated with computers. Fooling around on the home desktop, she quickly mastered email.
Noam Gershov assumed the position of shamash, responsible for opening the shul and cleaning up after services when the janitorial staff was off on Sundays.
Amanda Maddahi, a second-generation Iranian-American Jew, has made it her mission to address LGBT issues in Los Angeles’ Persian-Jewish community.
Earlier this year, “Impossible Dreamers,” Goldfarb’s first film, which he shot, directed, edited and funded, secured distribution. It’s now available on Netflix.
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