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  1. Deluge of letters to Prager shows inability to discuss serious issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    The deluge of letters vilifying Dennis Prager for his Jewish Journal column, " The Torah and the Transgendered ," is yet another manifestation of too many Jews' inability to amicably, or merely intellectually discuss important, serious issues without dismissiveness and ridicule. In nearly two full pages of letters printed in the Jewish Journal and myriad comments posted on its website, members of our Jewish community, including many members of our educated elite, accused Prager of being mean-spirited, bigoted, ignorant, and publicly humiliating a transgendered rabbi, among much more.

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  2. 'Both Sides of Sunset' filters L.A. through photographers' eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    When "Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles" was published by Metropolis Books in May, its diverse vantage points, varied group of photographers, and multiplicity of subjects and approaches to Los Angeles inspired Paul Kopeikin of the Kopeikin Gallery on South La Cienega Boulevard to re-create the book as a group exhibition. Kopeikin, an L.A. native, said that although he was familiar with many of the book's images of L.A., he was surprised to discover that in his 24 years as a gallerist, he had never mounted a group show about Los Angeles, so this book provided the impetus to do so.

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  3. Holiday preview calendar 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Combining archival footage with animated sequences, the film uses a groundbreaking technique to tell the story of Jan Karski, a hero of the Polish Underground State. He was the first person to reveal to the Western Allied governments the atrocities and mass murders committed by the Nazis in occupied Poland.

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  4. Rabbi charged with felony sex abuse pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    A rabbi arrested on felony charges of sexual abuse of a child entered a plea of not guilty at his arraignment Nov. 10 at the Airport Courthouse in Los Angeles. Sholom D. Levitansky, 39, of Sherman Oaks arrived at court wearing a suit and yarmulke, flanked by a handful of other men in similar dress, and one woman.

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  5. #myLAcommute I chill on metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    I have a car, but I have a rule: I don't drive during the day. I take Metro. It really is a relief, especially because of where I work and where I live.

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  6. Los Angeles named U.S. bid candidate for 2024 Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Olympic Torch Tower of the Los Angeles Coliseum on the day of the opening ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics. Photo by U.S. Air Force Los Angeles was selected on Tuesday as the American candidate city that will bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics after Boston pulled out of the race in July, the United States Olympic Committee said.

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  7. More attorneys' fees ordered in Hotel Shangri-La caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    The Hotel Shangri-La and one of its owners must pay a total of more than $400,000 in additional fees to the attorneys for a group of young Jews the hotel illegally discriminated against in 2010, a trial judge ruled on July 28. A jury ruled in 2012 that the hotel and its part-owner, Tehmina Adaya, had violated California law in 2010 when Adaya ended a party the plaintiffs were holding at the hotel's pool. Platinum Events had organized the party at the Santa Monica hotel for the Young Leadership Group of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces .

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  8. Moving and shaking: Taste of Summer in Santa Monica, Peter Beinart at IKAR and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    "Top Chef" contestant Nyesha Arrington shows onlookers how to fillet a fish during the fourth annual Taste of Summer event. Photo by Bryan Beasley The sun was gradually setting when nearly 600 people dressed in cocktail attire arrived at the fourth annual Taste of Summer event on July 25 in Santa Monica.

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  9. IDEAS and ideals spell innovation for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Steve Tisch and Andrew Wallenstein, co-editor-in-chief of Variety, attend the IDEAS conference. Photo courtesy of American Friends of Tel Aviv University In some ways, the secret to good movie-making remains as simple as ever, according to Steve Tisch, the Oscar-winning producer of "Forrest Gump."

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  10. Designer embraces the bright, boldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Karen Frid-Madden's living room, dubbed the "music room," of her family's Santa Monica home, which she designed with her father and brother, both architects. Photos by Jessica Ritz "I like meaning," Karen Frid-Madden declared as she walked through the downstairs of her one-of-a-kind Santa Monica home, which she designed in collaboration with family members.

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  11. Elizabeth Byrnes-Mandelbaum: A team player and leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences senior Elizabeth Byrnes-Mandelbaum's high school career has been filled with academic highs, athletic accomplishments and extracurricular activities. Finishing with a 4.16 GPA, she has competed on the school's varsity swim and tennis teams and is managing editor of the school literary magazine, Dark as Day.

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  12. Calendar: June 6-June 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2012 | The Jewish Journal

    Is this grief big enough for the two of us? That's the issue between a gay man and a straight woman who meet to tie up loose ends after the death of the man they both loved. Set in 1987, Harvey Fierstein's one-act play, part of his "Safe Sex" trilogy, is a study of the universal situation of losing a loved one and the unique quality of mourning that rose within the context of AIDS.

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  13. Five books you should read this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    Among the most emblematic figures to emerge in Southern California in the 1960s was Sister Mary Corita, a "rebel nun" whose exuberant artwork captured the spirit of that lively era. Her story is told with both compassion and critical skill by biographer April Dammann in "Corita Kent.

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  14. California Senate votes to end beliefs waiver for school vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Jewish Journal

    California parents who do not vaccinate their children would have to home-school them under a bill passed Thursday by the state Senate, the latest move in a battle between public health officials and "anti-vaxxers" who fear vaccines are dangerous. The bill, which eliminates the so-called personal beliefs exemption allowing parents to forego vaccinations if opposed to them for any reason, was introduced after a measles outbreak at Disneyland last year that sickened more than 100 people.

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