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  1. Rabbi finds her calling with spiritual careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Jewish Journal

    Back in 2000, the ink on her semichah ordination certificate from American Jewish University's Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies was still wet when Rabbi Carla Howard was preparing to officiate a wedding. Then her phone rang - it was Cedars-Sinai's neonatal unit calling about an interfaith couple whose baby was born prematurely and had to be taken off life support.

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  2. Summer Symposium on Remembering the Holocaust July 23-28 at ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Watauga Democrat

    ... Kacer (Toronto), Racelle Weiman (independent Holocaust educator) and professor Michael Berenbaum (American Jewish University). For the first time, Appalachian's Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies is collaborating with Yad Vashem, the ...

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  3. July 14 Vallejo A&E Source: a Killers from Spacea at EmpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... up in Great Neck, N.Y. He studied film and music in college, eventually going to film school at American Jewish University in Los Angeles for three years. “I've been a cinefile since early on,” he said. “Even as a little kid. ...

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  4. Never shall we forget Elie Wiesel, 1928-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... without giving Wiesel a front-and-center role," said Michael Berenbaum, a professor at American Jewish University in Los Angeles and former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's research institute. "What he did, extraordinarily, was to ...

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  5. Of Elie Wiesel and learning not to fear the a othera : Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | LA Daily News

    ... ples of every race, religion and tribe. Jonathan Dobrer is a professor of comparative religion at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. He writes for the Friendly Fire blog at dailynews.com.

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  6. Elie Wiesel, the moral force who made sure we will never forget the evil of the HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Jewish Journal

    ... studies and director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics at American Jewish University. He oversaw the creation of the USHMM from 1988 to 1993, serving as its project director and as director of the U.S. Holocaust ...

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  7. Teens turn CEO for a week to learn about Israel and techRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Jewish Journal

    A team of teenagers pitches a water startup at the Israeli American Council innovation hackathon at the American Jewish University on June 30. Photo by Eitan Arom Ten startups recently took the stage at American Jewish University to pitch their ideas for how to implement Israeli water technology in the United States at an event hosted by the Israeli-American Council . Within the supercharged, high-tech world of Los Angeles, it would have been a perfectly unremarkable event - except that many of these entrepreneurs were not far removed from their bar and bat mitzvahs.

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  8. Elie Wiesel gave the Holocaust a face and the world a conscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Jewish Journal

    ... without giving Wiesel a front and center role," said Michael Berenbaum, a professor at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles and former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's research institute. "What he did, extraordinarily, was ...

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  9. Elie Wiesel gave the Holocaust a face and the world a conscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... without giving Wiesel a front and center role," said Michael Berenbaum, a professor at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles and former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's research institute. "What he did, extraordinarily, was ...

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  10. Elie Wiesel Gave the Holocaust a Face and the World a ConscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... without giving Wiesel a front and center role," said Michael Berenbaum, a professor at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles and former director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's research institute. "What he did, extraordinarily, was ...

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  11. Alternative rituals for girls' naming ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    ... their own needs. Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University, said he likes to recommend a feet-washing ritual for reasons both spiritual and practical: The ritual evokes biblical ...

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  12. Trump's Clinton Critique Combines Evidence With ExaggerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... of other companies and institutions, including Gap Inc., Xerox Corp., and EBay Inc. and the American Jewish University in California. The $153 million figure was reported in a CNN analysis of the amount the Clintons collected before she launched her ...

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  13. Honor Fraser's fifth annual performance event features work by Rebecca BrunoRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Art Daily

    ... we are inseparable there is no time is presented in conjunction with WORD. WORD is a program of American Jewish University's Institute for Jewish Creativity, a program supported through a generous Cutting Edge Grant from the Jewish Community ...

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  14. The everyday deityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    ... John Crooks converted to Judaism in 2013 through the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program at American Jewish University. Originally from Boston, he worked as a bassist in New York City and Los Angeles for many years. Now he is a software developer ...

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  15. Jew-by-choice Mandie Davis also chooses homeless childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Jewish Journal

    ... in 2014, Davis had already decided she wanted to take the introduction to Judaism courses at American Jewish University's Miller Program; Ari decided to join her for classes. The more she learned about Judaism, the more Davis realized that she ...

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  16. Why a small word change is a big deal for female rabbisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... rabbis, seven men and four women, in New York. The denomination's Los Angeles rabbinical school, American Jewish University, is ordaining nine this year - seven men and two women - said Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, dean of the Ziegler Rabbinical ...

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  17. A little thing butaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... recipient. These include the Conservative movement's Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and American Jewish University in Los Angeles, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and Hebrew College, an independent rabbinical school outside of ...

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  18. Why a small word change is a big deal for Reform women rabbisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    ... rabbis, seven men and four women, in New York. The denomination's Los Angeles rabbinical school, American Jewish University, is ordaining nine people this year - seven men and two women - said Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, dean of the Ziegler ...

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  19. Reform Women Rabbis Celebrate Getting Exact Same Title as Men - After 44 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Forward

    ... rabbis, seven men and four women, in New York. The denomination's Los Angeles rabbinical school, American Jewish University, is ordaining nine people this year - seven men and two women - said Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, dean of the Ziegler ...

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  20. Lesson about Palestinians should not be 'taboo'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Jewish Chronicle

    Talking about the Palestinians to pupils at Jewish schools "cannot be taboo", according to a specialist on teaching children about Israel. Dr Sivan Zakai, of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, has found that young Jewish schoolchildren in the city are unaware of the Palestinians, instead believing Israel to be in conflict with some "unclear other team".

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