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Rethinking Jewish Day Schools

From DonnaBurstyn.com: I was calculating what I spent on the education of my four daughters before they hit college. Three of them went to Orthodox Jewish day schools. A fourth one went until third grade and then was in other … Continue reading

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Are Liberals Open-Minded?

Dennis Prager writes: I can personally attest to the closed-mindedness among Jewish liberals. Despite having written two best-selling Jewish books and hundreds of articles on Jewish issues, and having lectured to virtually every major Jewish organization in North America for … Continue reading

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Keeping The Shalhevet Dream Alive

Here’s an email making its way around the Los Angeles Orthodox community regarding Shalhevet. A source says: “The Ponzi scheme known as Jewish education has begun to collapse under its own weight. Costs have spiraled and even financially successful families … Continue reading

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What’s The Big Difference Between LA And NY Orthodox Shuls?

There are hardly any single women in Los Angeles Orthodox shuls while New York shuls are filled with them. The Upper West Side of Manhattan has the biggest Orthodox singles scene in North America. Los Angeles? Not so much. In … Continue reading

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Pico-Robertson Update

Real estate values of the average Pico-Robertson home are down about 25% from the peak in 2006. Prime Beverlywood property is holding up well. Rents are under pressure. Vacancies are up even though the population hasn’t declined. Rents are down … Continue reading

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