October 17, 2018

Community

The prevailing wisdom is that junior year of high school is the toughest. However, Ross Mankuta, director of college counseling and academic
Hours before Shabbat last Friday, the American Jewish University (AJU) stated that it would be “pausing” all undergraduate admissions
Author and CNN commentator Norman Eisen believes there is an “axis of illiberalism that is anchored on the two sides
Two years ago, when Ira and Helen Laufer were in their 80s and had moved back to the Los Angeles area after living 20 years in Rancho
What is life? According to Alex Kerten, it’s movement, rhythm, expression and energy. Kerten, founder of the Gyro-Kinetics Center
The concept of helping others is ingrained in the Jewish faith. There are plenty of places where people can make a difference in Los Angeles.
Tamara Miller brings a wealth of experience to her new role as principal of Brawerman East Elementary School
For Jewish educator Bruce Powell, the keys to teaching and creating well-rounded Jewish children include modeling good values and kindness
How should students in the 21st century be educated? It’s a question that Milken Community Schools educators are taking seriously
RespectAbility’s 2018 nationwide Faith and Disability Inclusion survey confirmed what President Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi already suspected
"I am used to being politically homeless, which I think is a very, very Jewish position," New York Times Op-ed writer Bari Weiss said.
Somehow Krav Maga, the self-defense and fighting discipline created by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), has emerged as a huge hit worldwide
Or Taicher, one of the founders of Israel’s social flash mob-style sing-along craze Koolulam, searches for inspiration to start his day.
The venue was a conference room in the Jewish Community Foundation building on Wilshire Boulevard, the occasion was a luncheon,
For these people, there are ways around this obstacle in the 21st century: welcome to streaming online services.
My husband, God bless him, has many crazy ideas. But unlike most people with lofty dreams, he actually follows through with them.
The Unetane Tokef prayer can help guide us in these troubled times. Below are edited excerpts from a few Rabbi's Rosh Hashanah sermons.   
Act.il, a smartphone app that urges its users to take action against online anti-Semitic content, has received a $190,000 grant from...
Whatever a person’s concept, Ronnie Sieger likely has what they need. He’s the sukkah man helping others for nearly 25 years.
We asked rabbis, community leaders, comics and actors who they'd like to symbolically invite into their sukkah this year.
What happens when you merge a 2,000-year-old fortress in the Old City of Jerusalem with some of the hottest minds of the 21st-century
Ahead of the High Holy Days, the Journal reached out to local area rabbis to ask them what themes they would be embracing this Rosh Hashanah
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