Tuesday, September 22, 2020


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In ‘A World Upended,’ Los Angeles Jews Gathered to Commemorate Tisha B’Av

“It was soothing to see a gallery view of  fellow Jews from across L.A. on a day that is defined by isolation.”

Weekly Parsha: Bamidbar

One verse, fiv voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “I hereby take the Levites from among the Israelites in...

Weekly Parsha: Mishpatim

One verse, five voices. Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist  “If you see your enemy’s donkey lying under its burden would you refrain from helping him?”...

After tragedy, Muslims and Jews join in prayer

It was with a healthy dose of ambivalence that I approached a joint Muslim-Jewish prayer experience on Dec. 6, where 150 local co-religionists convened to declare, “We Are Not Enemies.”

New home for Yeshivat Ohr Chanoch

In response to a growing student body and insufficient facilities, Yeshivat Ohr Chanoch has purchased a $3 million building in Pico-Robertson.

Helping the poor on Purim

It was Purim, and the people of Skid Row were rushing Shari and Maya Rosenman’s minivan at Seventh Street and Gladys Avenue.

Latest news

Meet the 3 Jewish Candidates on Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Shortlists

He has 44 names total on his list of potential nominees.

Israel Has Nearly 7,000 Violations of National Lockdown Over Rosh Hashanah

Around 40 Israelis died during Rosh Hashanah.

Jewish Groups Mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg

She was hailed as "a giant of American jurisprudence."

StandWithUs Calls for Discipline Against N.Y. Doctor Over Alleged Anti-Semitic Tweets

"His biases indicate an unfitness to practice medicine consistent with the standards set forth in New York law."

Mandy Patinkin Blows Shofar in TV Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Dying Wish

"I want her wish to be heard, so I will blow the shofar for her."