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Tag Archives: San Fernando Valley
Rabbi Eidlitz Gone From Emek Hebrew Academy
I understand that R’ Eliezer Eidlitz is out of Emek Hebrew Academy in the San Fernando Valley. Since last year, the English principal, Jewish principal and dean are all gone. A source says: “Your information about Eidlitz gone from Emek … Continue reading
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What’s Going On With Emek Hebrew Academy In The San Fernando Valley?
A source tells me Feb. 12: “Emek is getting rid of its two principals (Judaic — Rabbi P. Wachsman and Secular — Gabriella Shapiro) after this year. They are claiming that Wachsman is retiring, but the word around the valley … Continue reading
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‘But You Admire This Man?’
Here’s a painful memory. It was the Spring of 1998. I was going out with this Jewish woman I met at synagogue. I brought her over to the hovel for the first time and like a chivalrous gentleman, I showed … Continue reading
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What’s With The Increasing Use Of The Military In Civilian Life?
A Valley resident tells me: “Our theory is that they are getting the public used to seeing them. Over the last couple years, at least here in the Valley, we’ve had military helicopters fly over at least twice a week, … Continue reading
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Valley Village To Get A Happy Minyan
Many of us find that the only time we enjoy davening is when we’re rocking out at the Happy Minyan, which prays to Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach melodies. Now I hear that the San Fernando Valley is getting its own Happy … Continue reading
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