Category Archives: Pico/Robertson

Do you know anything about the Beit Din of Rabbi Hafuta/Da’at Torah in Pico?

Many people of color and ex-Kabbalah Centre folks convert to Orthodox Judaism through this Beit Din. The conversion is reasonably priced, even free for some. It’s an intriguing collection of people who pass through its doors. They add vibrancy and … Continue reading

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Life In 90035!

* I love it when you walk past candles on Shenandoah commemorating a banger who died trying to rob the liquor store. * I love it when you walk to shul and see a ho and her pimp snag a … Continue reading

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How Did 90035 Vote?

At least 10% of 90035 are Orthodox Jews, most of whom voted Trump, I suspect. Joe* emails: You might want to report on how 90035 voted per the LA Times interactive site. I was surprised to find that [24]% of … Continue reading

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Jews Moving Into Black Areas In & Around 90035

I think there were a lot of Jews in 90035 in the 1950s and then integration happened and blacks moved in and Jews moved out. Then Jews started moving back in in the 1980s and 90035 has become more Jewish … Continue reading

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Who Owns The Neighborhood?

I argued with Orthodox Jewish friends the other day about who owns the neighborhood. They say nobody owns the neighborhood and people should be able to do what they want with the property they buy, including building a giant mansion. … Continue reading

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