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  1. Politics and pastramiRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    This week two topics are dominating the conversation of Westside Jews: the election and Wexler's Deli. And they are not as unrelated as you think.

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  2. Improv booker has thriving lab for humor experimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Jewish Journal

    When Jamie Flam arrives at the Hollywood Improv at noon every day, he's prepared to spend the next 12 hours booking and producing shows, negotiating deals with talent and agents, and watching live comedy. A soft-spoken 39-year-old from Granada Hills, Flam always wanted to be in entertainment.

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  3. Laemmle family to be honored at film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | The Jewish Journal

    The Laemmle Theatre chain has been bringing art-house films to the Los Angeles area since 1938. To honor its commitment to independent cinema, the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival is paying tribute to the company at the festival's opening night gala May 18 at the Saban Theatre.

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  4. Los Angeles electric bike resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | The Jewish Journal

    The Indiegogo campaign that started a low cost e-bike revolution. I bought the fat tired bike for $499.

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  5. Exciting SoCal bar and bat mitzvah party venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | The Jewish Journal

    Themed bar and bat mitzvah celebrations built around a teen's personality and interests have long been popular. Another trend has been destination bar or bat mitzvahs, where families hold the event at a meaningful site in another state or country.

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  6. Instant gratification: Social media and b'nai mitzvah partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | The Jewish Journal

    In the age of likes, shares and posts, social media has been embraced as a valuable platform of connectivity. Everyone is invited to the party to share political views, cat videos, baby pics, vacation pics - even babies-on-vacation pics.

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  7. Alexander Treger conducts inaugural season finale of youth orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Reflecting on his long and distinguished career as a conductor, educator and violinist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alexander Treger homed in on the importance of role models. For Treger, just mentioning the late, great Italian conductor Carlo Maria Giulini, who was the music director of the orchestra between 1978 and 1984, gave him a surge of energy.

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  8. Moving and shaking: 30th Israel Film Festival, new Beverly Hills mayor installed and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    From left: Smitty joins fellow Israel Film Festival 2016 Image Award winner Peter Bemis and festival founder Meir Fenigstein at the recent kickoff luncheon for the November event. Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for IsraFest Foundation At the recent kickoff sponsor luncheon of the 30th Israel Film Festival at the Four Seasons Hotel, Meir Fenigstein addressed the some 150 attendees like a proud parent.

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  9. Bloom puts forth California anti-BDS bill in AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    State Rep. Richard Bloom has officially introduced legislation in Sacramento aimed at combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Assembly Bill 2844 is titled, "California Combating the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions of Israel Act of 2016."

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  10. Calendar: April 8-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    Come sing, dance and get swept away! The Israeli-American Council, Craig Taubman and Pico Union Project present an intimate evening with one of the greatest Israeli rock icons of our time, Rami Kleinstein. 8:30 p.m. $45 and up.

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  11. From Iran to Israel, the art of Elham RokniRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    "The Wedding Guests ," from the series "The Wedding," on display at 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica. Courtesy of 18th Street Arts Center.

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  12. 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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  13. '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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. #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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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