November 21, 2018

Los Angeles

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
Here's what's happening in your neck of the Los Angeles woods the week of Oct. 5-11.
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.
Events in LA this week include Trybal gatherings, Volunteer fairs, honey tasting and events for Sukkot.
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.
Find out what's happening in Los Angeles this week. Events include Paddleboarding Prayer, Hiking, and a talk with Roseanne Barr.
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
After being initially unsure if they were hosting the National Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) conference in November,
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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