November 16, 2018

Los Angeles

Their gravestones were simple. Some were engraved with just the woman’s first name: Orabuena. Some honored them only in reference to a...
When one thinks of the late Elie Wiesel, one envisions him as the embodiment of Jewish values and a central part of the Jewish community.
Rabbi Daniel Bouskila, director of the Sephardic Education Center, has celebrated Mimouna his entire life. He credits his Moroccan father...
The second night of Passover was particularly special this year for members of B’nai Horin (Children of Freedom),
Go back a few centuries and picture yourself on a small street in a Jewish neighborhood in Casablanca, Morocco, as the sun is starting to set.
Pro-Israel philanthropists Sheldon and Miriam Adelson announced a $13 million donation to the Israeli-American Council (IAC) during...
Jewish candidates are in the field for a special election on April 3 for the state Assembly seat for the 45th District, which encompasses...
Los Angeles Rabbi Menachem Weiss is facing charges of  aggravated sexual assault in New Jersey, where prosecutors allege he sexually...
An Iranian-Jewish womaN from Reseda who was severely injured in a hit-and-run car accident in Somis, Calif., on March 17, has died.
We will march For our children’s sake We will march Because standing still is not an option We will march Because a new day is coming
For people who struggle with infertility, questions such as “when are you starting a family?” aren’t just irritating, they’re painful.
When an armed gunman came onto her campus last month and began shooting, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School junior Hayley Licata...
Temple Kol Tikvah held its annual “Magical Evening” gala honoring several of the Reform community’s members on Feb. 24 at...
Why is the seder at Spago, Beverly Hills different from all others? For starters there is the menu, which includes shallot and...
When Cedars-Sinai Medical Center OB-GYN oncologist Dr. Beth Karlan was a student at Harvard University in the 1970s, she was doing...
For the Past five years, chaplain Rabbi Avivah W. Erlick has been counseling Jewish inmates at three Los Angeles County jails.
Pro-Israel mega-donors Sheldon and Miriam Adelson announced at the Israeli-American Council (IAC) Los Angeles’s 10th Annual Gala on Mar.
The once respected academic career of UCLA historian Gabriel Piterberg has come to an apparent end, not because of his unrelenting...
FRI MARCH 16 SALON SHABBAT Gary Zola, executive director at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives,
The work involved in commemorating the Shoah has evolved from collecting documents about the victims to telling the stories of the people...
Clippers in hand, celebrity hairstylist Jason Schneidman trims a man’s long, disheveled locks into a neat, hipster cut before clipping...
Sam Mograbi’s typical week consists of planks, swimming, crunches, pushups, contact dancing, Brazilian jiujitsu and weightlifting.
Anti-Semitic incidents in the United Kingdom hit a record high in 2017, according to a recent study by the Community Security Trust, a...
Yeshiva University in New York hasn’t been known for its basketball program over the years, but it’s now getting attention thanks in...
March 9 started out like a normal day for Maria and Gabriela Gomez.* The 17- and 16-year-old high school students from a small town...
On Feb. 14, former Los Angeles resident Shelley Faden-Focht, now living in Philadelphia, was back in L.A. to say farewell to her...
IKAR, a progressive spiritual community in Los Angeles, has concluded its national search for an Associate Rabbi. Rabbi David Kasher,
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