Category Archives: Los Angeles

LAT: As peaceful protests continue, LAPD budget could be cut by up to $150 million to reinvest in communities of color

LA mayor Eric Garcetti’s father Gil Garcetti let OJ Simpson get away with murder by moving the case to downtown Los Angeles. His son Eric takes a knee before the people looting the city. Now he wants to take away … Continue reading

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Violent protests in Los Angeles tear through Jewish neighborhood

From the Forward: L.A. this morning. #laprotest https://t.co/qC39IYK2QS pic.twitter.com/6se6M5Wyv3 — Johnny Kunza (@johnkunza) May 31, 2020 Hearing that an Orthodox neighborhood in LA has been hit hard by looting. "Every store destroyed. Things are on fire all over," a friend … Continue reading

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How LA’s Orthodox Jews averted the worst of the pandemic

From the Forward, May 4, 2020: According to Yossi Manela, director of Chevra Kadisha Mortuary, only three Orthodox Jews with Covid-19 on their death certificate — all men, average age 75 years old — had passed through his funeral home. … Continue reading

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Kosher stores, synagogues, vandalized and looted in ongoing LA protests

From the Jerusalem Post: A number of kosher stores and synagogues were vandalized and looted in the uptown Los Angeles neighborhood of Fairfax, between Saturday night and Sunday morning, by people protesting police brutality following the killing last week of … Continue reading

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Where Were The Police?

From the Los Angeles Times: Aaron Landy watched for hours on Saturday night as people on foot and then in cars moved up and down Melrose Avenue looting stores and setting them on fire, doing wheelies in the street and … Continue reading

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