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  1. Israeli Foreign Ministry investigating consulate in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Jewish Journal

    The Inspector General of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs is investigating an employee matter at the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, although officials will not confirm the nature of the inquiry. Emmanuel Nahshon, spokesman for the Israeli Foreign Ministry, would not comment on the validity of specific accusations reported in a Jan. 9 article on the Israeli website Ynet, which cites allegations of sexual harassment between two consulate employees.

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  2. Dr. Jay Grossman: He gives homeless something to smile aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jewish Journal

    In 1991, Dr. Jay Grossman was waiting at a stoplight in West Los Angeles when he spotted a bedraggled homeless veteran who was missing his front teeth. The dentist was a bit hesitant as he reached into his wallet to give the man a handout; he worried that the veteran might spend the money on drugs or alcohol instead of food or shelter.

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  3. Nira Sayegh: Lifelong love of Jewish education began in childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | The Jewish Journal

    For most people, working full-time plus overtime hours as vice president of finance at a property management firm would be enough to stay busy. But for Nira Sayegh, 52, of Beverly Hills, helping run NPS Realty & Management Corp. with her husband, Pinny, is only a fraction of her responsibilities.

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  4. The mensch list 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Last month, for our 10th annual mensch list, we invited your nominations of extraordinary volunteers in our community, and once again the outpouring of suggestions of amazing people was overwhelming. This list could have been much longer - what we offer here is just a sampling of the extraordinary people who give so much to make the world a better place.

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  5. "Chocolate Bar" and genetic disease researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    A campaign started quietly by a couple of first-graders two years ago to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease passed the $1 million mark in late December, with donations streaming in from all 50 states and 60 countries across the globe. The million-dollar achievement was celebrated in reports by major television networks as the perfect feel-good story, but the trigger for this global effort was a somber diagnosis at the birth of Jonah Pournazarian.

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  6. Women rabbis at forefront of pioneering prayer communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Clockwise, from top left: Rabbi Lori Shapiro of Open Temple, Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum of The Kavana Cooperative, Rabbi Noa Kushner of The Kitchen, Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann of Mishkan Chicago, Rabbi Naomi Levy of Nashuva and Rabbi Sharon Brous of Ikar. Photos courtesy of the congregations A decade ago in Los Angeles, two organizations opened their doors with a call to prayer - or they would have if they had any doors to open.

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  7. Carr vs. Lieu: The Democrat and Republican vying to claim Waxman's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    KPCC talk-show host Larry Mantle asked this question of Republican Elan Carr and Democrat Ted Lieu, opponents in the race to succeed longtime U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman in California's 33rd Congressional District, a heavily Jewish region that encompasses West Los Angeles. The question came during the foreign policy segment of a debate on Oct. 22 at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, moderated by Mantle and Dan Schnur, executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of Southern California.

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  8. The Rabbi's Daughter: A boutique butcher shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Water buffalo-patterned wallpaper adds a unique touch to the Rabbi's Daughter kosher butcher in L.A. Photo courtesy of Nomi Feuerstein For years, interior designer Nomi Feuerstein had her eye on a certain wallpaper made by British designer Louise Body. The print depicts pairs of water buffalo with mirror image reflections beneath, so that from a distance, the repeated pattern of the four-animal cluster takes on an abstract geometric effect.

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  9. West Coast Chabad celebrates 50 years with annual telethonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin and Jon Voight during Chabad's 34th annual "To Life" telethon on Sept. 7. Photo by Tess Cutler He belted it out after a live segment with actor Jon Voight during Chabad's 34th annual "To Life" telethon on Sept.

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  10. Moving and shakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Dikla Kadosh has been appointed to the top leadership position of the Los Angeles chapter of the Israeli-American Council .

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  11. On the frontlines of reintegrating LAUSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    In a city and county that tends to be segregated by race and income, it's inspiring to meet people trying to reverse the trend.

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  12. Anti-Semitic voicemail targets far-left Israel groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    L.A. Jews for Peace a far-left organization that criticizes Israel's policies toward Palestinians has received a voicemail in which members of the organization are referred to as, "Jew traitors, filthy Jew traitors, bastard Jew traitors."

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  13. LA Pro-Israel rally interrupted by violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    UPDATE 9:30 p.m.: Four men are handcuffed and being held by the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department in a sheriff's car in a parking lot at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Veteran Avenue in Los Angeles.

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  14. Rallies at LA Israel consulate show strong feelings about renewed Israel-Gaza violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | The Jewish Journal

    Dueling rallies on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 7, outside the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles showed strong feelings about renewed Israel-Gaza violence.

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