November 21, 2018

Community

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...
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles has launched the Next Stage grant program, providing nearly $1 million in awards to four local Jewish nonprofits.
A religiously diverse group of 400 came together on Sept. 13 to sign and support a declaration denouncing religious hatred and violence in all their forms.
Police  are investigating what appears to be vandalism at Temple Israel in the Bay Area city of Alameda in Northern California.
25 years ago Yiscah Smith was Yaakov Smith, with a long beard and six children. After a decade, Smith returned to religious life as an observant transgender woman and educator.
The Southern California program brings Conservative, Reconstructionist, Reform and transdenominational rabbis to cooperate in the conversion process.
“A New Way to Friday” is the slogan of OneTable, a website and app designed to help millennials find a Shabbat dinner in major cities.
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