On January 13, 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer was stabbed to death while working alone at Croft House on La Brea Avenue in Hancock Park. Allegedly,...
Globally, 2.3 billion people cannot access basic sanitation services.
In 1931, Grzegorz Pawłowski was born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Zamosc, Poland.
When Rabbi Paul Kipnes was a teenager, he met rabbis who inspired him and started him on his spiritual journey.
Marek Edelman had fought alongside the legendary fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943.
With the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and anti-Zionism spreading around the globe, Israeli companies sometimes face an uphill battle promoting their products to customers.
Three years ago, Natalie Zangan, now a mother of four and a mental health therapist, started Children’s Village Advocacy, a Los Angeles-based non-profit organization that places detained Jewish children with Jewish foster families.
In an outdoor Mitzvah Day Festival on December 5, members of Congregation Or Ami), along with their friends and family, assembled 16,000 donated items into 500 comfort bags, created for children who will be entering foster care.
Along with working with congregants in a pastoral capacity, Sela enjoys teaching and giving people pride in their Jewish identity.
When Leba Sherman got pregnant with her daughter, she noticed that her vision was starting to change.
Instead of living in the past and sticking to how things used to be done, especially pre-COVID, Bookstein connects with younger Jews in ways that are meaningful to them.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is advancing an ambitious vision for children’s healthcare, thanks to the generosity of the Shapell Guerin Family Foundation and its president, Vera Guerin.
The Orthodox Union (OU) Women’s Initiative will mark its first two-year Nach Yomi cycle featuring Torah classes from women scholars with a series of celebratory events in New York, Israel and across the country.
The Beverly Hills City Council unanimously passed a resolution on January 4 endorsing the recall of Los Angeles District Attorney (DA) George Gascon.
Turell’s commitment to Judaism shows in how he plays and how he thinks.
Lev Marer, 12, a seventh grade student at Kadima Day School in West Hills, and his older sister Batya, 14, an eighth grader at Abraham Joshua Heschel School in Northridge, have both qualified to be at the national championships for cross country.
Kosher.com, a site that features thousands of kosher recipes, has recently debuted two new shows: “Rosh Chodesh Club” featuring Gabe Garcia, Head Chef of Tierra Sur, and “Breaking Bread” with Danielle Renov, a cookbook author with Ashkenazi and Sephardic roots living in Israel.
Rabbi Jill Zimmerman remembers the exact moment she felt a strong connection to her Jewish soul.
Rabbi Ed Feinstein, spiritual leader of Valley Beth Shalom, the San Fernando Valley’s largest synagogue, sought to be concise and clear about his immediate...
Whether someone purchases a piece in the Old City or at her Hillhurst location, she said that it can connect them to their heritage.
Moshe Dadon, the Israeli owner of the Encino-based market popularly known as Mr. Kosher and formally known as Ventura Kosher Meat & Poultry, has had— on more than one front—a rough time operating his business during the pandemic.
Rabbi Michelle Missaghieh, Temple Israel of Hollywood’s (TIOH) associate rabbi for the past 25 years, believes that a big part of her job as a rabbi is not only to educate others, but to keep educating herself as well.
According to Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore, homicides have increased about 50% since 2019 and aggravated assaults have risen about 16%.
The Jack and Gitta Nagel Foundation has given $5 million to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to create a heart surgery fellowship at the hospital’s Smidt Heart Institute.
When the pandemic struck, it shut down Hollywood productions and sent everyone indoors.
Jonah Sanderson, who for four months has served as a chaplain in Gastonia, North Carolina, is not just the only Jewish employee at the small hospital at which he works. He is also the only visible Jew in town.
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