November 16, 2018

Los Angeles

Before Thanksgiving, Wilshire Boulevard Temple helps the hungry and the homeless. Volunteers assemble 1,000 complete dinners-for-four
Northern California-based chamber music group Ensemble for These Times performs music by composers who fled Europe in the 1930s and ’40s
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles announced on Nov. 12 that they are awarding $200,000 to four organizations...
The love and affection for a most unlikely heroine — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — apparently knows no bounds. 
Given their growing tech ecosystems, it seems only natural that Israeli startups and Los Angeles’ Silicon Beach should come together
Sam Grundwerg, who officially finished his term on Nov. 15, said he chose to leave early so his three teenage children  
As the fires continued to rage through Southern California, members of the Jewish community took to social media to share their thoughts
When the Kletter family evacuated their Malibu Canyon home Nov. 10 due to the Woolsey fire, they expected to return there shortly thereafter. 
The Jewish community has been reeling from the Woolsey wildfire in Malibu, Thousand Oaks and nearby areas,
Lindsey Cooper and Laura Berman’s wedding plans on Nov. 10 at Point Dume Beach near their Malibu home, literally went up in smoke.
On Sunday morning, Yuri Hronsky Head of School at Ilan Ramon Day School in Agoura Hills had to briefly step away from a phone
Two people have been found dead in Malibu while the Woolsey Fire continues to torment Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
The Jewish Education Project, that empowers leaders and educators, hosted a webinar titled “Responding to Pittsburgh: Helping Jewish Children
A mass shooting during College Night at Borderline Bar & Grill, a Country Western dance bar in Thousand Oaks, left 12 dead, including a Ventura County Sheriff Sergeant.
Acclaimed cellist Alisa Weilerstein performs all six of Bach’s solo cello suites in one evening. Weilerstein began playing the cello
While the L.A. community has come together to honor victims, parents are asking, “How do we talk to our children about this terrible tragedy?”  
David was very social in some respects and, at the same time, private and shy. Phone calls with him always started with “Hey, Michael, the
More than a decade ago, Israeli-born Shoham Nicolet arrived in Los Angeles with a dream. A former lieutenant in an elite Israel
In the wake of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh synagogue shootings, Los Angeles Councilman Paul Koretz has called for the creation of a “faith-based
When Shalhevet High School welcomed students and families from around the country for its five-day Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament
There was already a line of people waiting to vote in the midterm elections at the Burbank Youth Center at 6:45 a.m. on Nov. 6.
Solidarity Shabbat: The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles joins other communities in gathering individually and collectively
A 17-year-old who came up with an innovative way to connect teenagers with Holocaust survivors has received a $1,500 grant for his project
Milken Community Schools middle and high school students recently gathered under a large canopy in the rear of the middle school campus and
At the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Noam Gershony was serving in the Israel Defense Forces as an Apache helicopter pilot
During a recent appearance at Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) in Encino ahead of the Nov. 6 election, Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox
Nearly 300 people turned out on the morning of Oct. 28 to listen to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speak at Valley Beth
Like B’Nai Mitzvot, voting is a rite of passage. This idea was the seed for what became MitzVote, Hillel International’s nonpartisan
On Oct. 27, Shiva Mehrannia was observing Shabbat at the Young Sephardic Community Center in Pico-Robertson when someone stood up
Todd Shotz was sitting at home on Oct. 27 when he heard about the synagogue shooting that had just happened in Pittsburgh.
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