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Gathering: November 2014

1) RABBI ELEANOR STEINMAN, left, and Cantor Shana Leon, far right, led a shofar-blowing session during Temple Beth Hillel’s Tashlich at the Beach ...
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Valley JCC makes major programming headway at new location

Five years ago, Jews living in the San Fernando Valley had their choice of Jewish community centers — the Valley Cities JCC in Sherman Oaks, the ...
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gath-KT Family Fun Night 8

Gathering: Family Shabbat Blowout and more

1) TEMPLE KOL TIKVAH hosted Family Shabbat Blowout for more than 200 people, who participated in activities such as face painting, a watermelon-e...
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Local contestant struts her stuff in Ms. Senior California pageant

Sandra Erkus had been retired for nearly 20 years when she found a new passion: pageants. In August, she was among 14 mature women — all over the ...
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Gathering: September 2014

1) ELLYN GELSON, pictured here with her grandchildren, was honored by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles at the Chaverim Shining Star ...
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