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Posted on: March 7th, 2013

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Last year, Gabriel Naghi (who has since graduated and is now studying in Israel) and Alex Fax, father of then-10th grader Yair Fax, pioneered the YULA Robotics Team, a co-ed squad that held biweekly meetings. Although the team built a robot that could have competed, all of the qualifying competitions were held on Saturday, restricting the team’s ability to progress.

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Posted on: February 21st, 2013

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Led by the Reuben Klamer “Game of Life” Youth Leadership Council, the Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School recently held its first Achieving Chesed and Excellence (A.C.E.) Community Service Program, in response to President Obama’s National Day of Community Service.

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Posted on: February 7th, 2013

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Taking long Shabbat walks in Beverly Hills bore fruit recently in Miami as Rabbi Alan Kalinsky, director of the Orthodox Union West Coast Region, competed in the ING Half-Marathon as a member of Team Yachad. He finished the 13.1 miles in 3 hours and 20 minutes – by walking and jogging.

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Posted on: February 7th, 2013

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Rav Yechezkel Roth, the Karlsburger Rav, began his recent visit to the Los Angeles Jewish community by delivering a shiur at the Los Angeles Chassidishe Kollel.

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Posted on: January 24th, 2013

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Dr. George Szapary, the Hungarian ambassador to the U.S., recently visited Los Angeles to discuss political, social and economic matters with that city’s leaders.

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Posted on: January 10th, 2013

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The Orthodox Jewish Chaplaincy Board (OJCB) of Southern California recently held its Chanukah candle lighting program with Jewish inmates at Men’s Central Jail (MCJ), Twin Towers Correctional Facilities (TTCF) and Pitches Detention Center (PDC).

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Posted on: December 27th, 2012

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Posted on: December 27th, 2012

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Chabad Lubavitch of Utah recently hosted its annual Chanukah menorah lighting ceremony at that state’s Governor’s Mansion in Salt Lake City.

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Posted on: December 12th, 2012

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Posted on: November 29th, 2012

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(L-R) Attorney Tova Friedman; mayoral candidate and current L.A. city controller Wendy Greuel; attorney Andrew Friedman; Rabbi Gavriel Cohen, L.A. Rabbinic Court judge; Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel, chief judge of the Jerusalem Rabbinic Court; and attorney Ari Friedman.
 

Posted on: November 29th, 2012

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The Friedman Law Offices recently hosted a breakfast reception honoring Los Angeles mayoral candidate and the city’s current controller Wendy Greuel. The breakfast was attended by numerous rabbis and other L.A. clergy members, along with special guest speaker Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel, the chief judge of Jerusalem’s Rabbinic Court.

Heshy Jacobs, a kohen, accepting the lamb used to redeem the petter chamor. Standing behind Jacobs are (L-R) Rabbi Boruch Gradon; Rabbi Doron Jacobius; and Rabbi Gershon Bess. (Photo credit: Rabbi Arye D. Gordon)
 

Posted on: November 29th, 2012

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More than 1,200 members of the Los Angeles Jewish community gathered recently to witness the observance of the mitzvah of petter chamor. Organized and led by Rabbi Yehuda Lebovics, a Los Angeles mohel, the event was held in the immense outdoor courtyard of Yeshiva Aharon Yaakov Ohr Eliyahu.

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Posted on: November 15th, 2012

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