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Sunsets frame Malibu shul’s outdoor summer services

Imagine welcoming the Sabbath, not within the walls of a synagogue, but with your feet in the sand as a pink- and orange-hued sun is setting over ...
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Local player pleased to find American football alive and well in Israel

When quarterback Charlie Heller started playing American football in Israel, he got two surprises. The first was that the sport even existed in the ...
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America’s favorite pastime is a full-time job for Jon Weisman

For Jon Weisman, the start of every Dodger season is the equivalent of a blank page. The same could be said of every Dodger game, from opening day ...
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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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