| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Jewish communities in Newport Beach are preparing to celebrate the High Holy Days next week.
Temple Isaiah, which shares facilities with Harbor Christian Church at 2401 Irvine Ave., invites anyone interested to attend Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Michelle Herman Goldstein's smiling face adorns the wall of a group foster home in Sunrise, a home named in her memory.
"She loved kids, loved helping them," Ingrid Jaffe, Goldstein's mother, said as she looked wistfully at her daughter's portrait....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life.
As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.”
Rebecca Makkai is...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown's two big decisions Sunday on immigration bills illustrate the madness of trying to establish public policy when federal, state and local approaches are in conflict....
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:44 PM
For Los Angeles’ oldest Jewish congregation, this week’s High Holy Days marked the official unveiling of the long-overdue renovation of their storied Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Koreatown and the beginning of an ambitious new mission. Between...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Moshe Heyn of Temple Israel, Miami.
Q: How did you get into your vocation?
A: It was somewhat circuitous. I grew up in Baltimore in a secular family....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Get Jewish cantors to huddle with Duke Ellington and Louie Armstrong. What would they come up with?
Maybe something like "Jazz Wisdom Spirit," a concert planned for Sept. 9 in Delray Beach. Created by a rabbi and a music professor, the concert will set...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:26 PM
The elderly doctor who survived more than three days and nights in the woods--through heat, thunderstorms, insect bites, and close encounters with animals--smiled from his hospital bed Friday, as the Suffolk County cops who found Dr. Jerome Nadler paid...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:42 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Jews in the Southland and around the world gathered at synagogues, private homes and other places Sunday night for the start of Rosh Hashanah -- the two-day holiday marking the Jewish New Year.
Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the year...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Jews around the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, ushering in the new year, 5773, on the Hebrew calendar. It is Day One of the 10 High Holy Days that ends with Yom Kippur or the "Day Of Atonement."
Translated from the Hebrew, "Rosh Hashanah" means...