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  1. L.A.'s chief architect: Deborah WeintraubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Jewish Journal

    Deborah Weintraub's recent focus has been on the design for the replacement of the Sixth Street Viaduct and the restoration of the Hollyhock House . In a dusty, vacant lot across from Los Angeles City Hall last June, as a row of city officials announced the selection of the team to develop a new park there at the corner of West First Street and North Broadway, City Councilman Jose Huizar called Deborah Weintraub to the podium.


  2. USC alum among Oakland warehouse fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Jonathan Bernbaum, one of the 36 victims of the devastating Dec. 2 fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland, was a 2008 graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts. "He was great, he cared, he worked hard, he was opinionated and he was talented," his former professor, Brenda Goodman, professor of practice of cinematic arts at the School of Cinematic Arts, said in a phone interview.


  3. UC Berkeley opens public system's first kosher dining stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    A dining station at the University of California, Berkeley will be certified kosher, the first in the public university system. The dining station by Cal Dining is also designed to appeal to Muslims who eat halal, the local Berkeleyside news website reported.


  4. Pro-Palestinian NYU students won't recant claim that Israeli army influences US police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    A pro-Palestinian student group at New York University that blamed Israel for recent police shootings of black men is now scaling back, somewhat, on the accusations it made on Facebook. In the original Facebook post from July 7, Students for Justice in Palestine at NYU held Israel accountable for the black people "lynched" by police forces in the United States because "many U.S. police departments train with the Israel Defense Forces."


  5. Wedding of lesbian activists, both 76, is a celebration of Jewish and 'Aquarian' traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    At 76, longtime activists Shoshana Dembitz, seated, center left, and Abigail Grafton, seated, center right, married in El Cerrito, Calif., on June 27. The ceremony was officiated by Rabbi Diane Elliot, seated left, and her husband, Rabbi Burt Jacobson. Photo by Lea Delson via JTA But this wasn't a love-at-first-sight occurrence.


  6. Sweeping vistas with sinister underlaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Richard Misrach's photographs shot over the past four decades offer a stark reminder of how human industry corrupts the landscape. His lens has captured environmental devastation in the desert of the American West and the polluted swamplands of the South.


  7. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg opens up to UC grads about her deep griefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Sheryl Sandberg speaking on a panel at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco, Nov. 3, 2015. Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for the first time publicly described the depth of her grief following the death of her husband - at a commencement speech at the University of California, Berkeley.


  8. A California dream-come-true as Rams take QB Jared GoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Jared Goff is selected by the Los Angeles Rams as the number one overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at Auditorium Theatre. Photo by Jerry Lai/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Quarterback Jared Goff was less than a year old when the National Football League Rams left Los Angeles in 1995.


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