Category Archives: Los Angeles

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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Forward: Defying the governor but heeding the President, a Los Angeles synagogue opens its doors

About 99% of synagogues in California remain closed. Louis Keene writes: Mere hours after President Donald Trump called on governors to open places of worship, calling the institutions “essential,” one Los Angeles congregation pounced on the opportunity. In defiance of … Continue reading

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Corona & The Jews

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Jewish Schools, Pesach Programs Not Always Rushing To Return Money

So Jews who send their children to Jewish schools typically pay $20,000 a year and more. Now that these schools have shut down and are unlikely to re-open until the fall at the earliest, they are not rushing to return … Continue reading

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LAT: L.A. libraries will stop collecting late fees for overdue books and other materials

From the LA Times: “Friday’s announcement was welcome news to Tanisha Hicks, who lives in South Los Angeles and is a frequent library patron. Hicks, who currently works at McDonald’s, recently borrowed “The Fashion Designer Survival Guide” and is planning … Continue reading

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