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Valley Alliance’s busy executive director builds community among L.A.’s far-flung Jews

Carol Koransky’s domain extends as far as the eye can see — and farther. As executive director of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angele...
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Johanna Stein had a baby, and now audiences get to laugh about it with her

Appearing in a live storytelling show called “Afterbirth” some eight years ago, a few months after giving birth to her daughter, Johanna Stein ...
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Excerpt from ‘How Not to Calm a Child on a Plane: And Other Lessons in Parenting From a Highly Questionable Source’

by Johanna Stein Chapter One: A Pregnant Pause It’s a gorgeous August day in Southern California, the kind that makes you think you’ve just ...
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The world according to Hungry Girl: A delicious idea becomes a booming business

Lisa Lillien has built a small empire advocating healthy eating habits. So it might seem a little odd that her Woodland Hills office features a ...
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Israel reborn: We were there

Men of the 4th Anti-Tank Unit, in the absence of the real thing, train on a wooden dummy gun. Tom Tugend is third from left. Photos courtesy of ...
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