December 14, 2018

Community

In the 1980s, burgeoning real estate executive Brad Gluckstein wandered into a country-western-themed bar in Culver City that was...
While the term “mompreneur” may be less than a decade old, working mothers who own or share a family business have been doing so for...
He may only be 11 years old, but Gindi Maimonides Academy Junior Division basketball champ Ami Kent wasn’t remotely fazed going...
Did you know that Silver Lake was named after a Jewish man, Herman Silver, who served as president of the L.A. City Council in 1900?
A life-saving document for two Hungarian Jews, signed by the late Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, has been sold for $13,750,
“If you take care of this place, it will always take care of you.” Those are the words the late Herman Markowitz used to say to his...
There’s a harmony between a city and its culture, and Scott Harrison fuses the two in his role as executive director of the...
On July 1, Keilah Lebell, who will graduate this month from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University,
A teenage girl dyes her hair blue, plays in a punk rock band in Tel Aviv and is torn between joining the Israel Defense Forces and trying...
“Oh, no!” A huge shout goes up on the dusty outfield at the Sepulveda Basin Sports Complex in Encino. It’s quickly followed by an expletive.
It’s that time of year again when the Israeli-American Council (IAC) transforms a Los Angeles park into a miniature Israel.
Miriam Gabay says she’s “not quite 100 percent Orthodox,” but she invites up to a dozen guests each week to her Miracle Mile-area...
It’s Friday evening and dusk is falling outside Mishkon Tephilo’s synagogue on Main Street in Santa Monica.
In 2015, Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn, dean of school at Yeshivat Yavneh in Los Angeles, held a live video shiur, or teaching session,
Milken Community Schools president and Jewish educator Metuka Benjamin will leave Milken at the end of the current school year.
Twelve-year-old Sidney Stern donates all of the proceeds from her handcrafted jewelry company, Jewels 4 Justice,
In the summer of 1939, one month before Germany invaded Poland, two Belgian families vacationing in Ostende met and developed a friendship.
“Since the 1950s, Holocaust survivors have taken on two simultaneous missions: shaping and preserving the memory...
Countless acts of defiance and overwhelming examples of bravery, protest and resistance during the Holocaust were front...
When Shira Jacobson made aliyah to Jerusalem three years ago, she was looking for Jewish artwork with a modern twist that...
In November, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (TEBH) announced its participation in The Big Fill, a drive to collect medical and...
Throughout the world, Israel is known as the “startup nation,” where investors are increasingly drawn to the innovation and brainpower...
How do you say goodbye to a room that holds 63 years of special memories for generations of families? The Temple Beth Am community...
Question: Which group of people is the largest minority (roughly 20 percent) in the United States but usually is left out of current...
There’s a parable about people at risk of drowning in a river. A person falls in the water and a hero rescues them.
Advances in the medical marijuana industry have captured the world’s imagination and headlines in recent years.
If “GI Jews” tells the story of tough, trained American Jewish soldiers battling Hitler’s army, a companion piece deals with a more...
At a pre-Passover live-streamed online video gathering at the Journal’s office on March 25, Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills Rabbi...
Their gravestones were simple. Some were engraved with just the woman’s first name: Orabuena. Some honored them only in reference to a...
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