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    Taste of Torah: Make Passover meaningful
    in Latest Articles, Rabbi's Corner

    By Ha'Am Contributor
    April 22, 2016

    Written by Rabbi David Eliezrie of Chabad of Yorba Linda It’s Passover night, and we are wondering to ourselves, “Haven’t we heard this story already?” We all know the basic narrative. The Jews were enslaved in Egypt. Moses confronts Pharaoh, demanding the Jews be freed. When he refuses, God inflicts ten plagues on the Egyptians….

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    Stav Shaffir in Beverly Hills
    in Campus Life, Latest Articles, Opinion, Politics

    By Samuel Bressler
    April 22, 2016

    Last Wednesday, April 13, local members of the Jewish community filled the sanctuary at Temple Emanuel in Beverly Hills to listen to former social protest leader and current Zionist Union MK Stav Shaffir. The event, hosted by J Street Los Angeles, focused on Shaffir’s involvement in the economic protests and sit-ins in early 2011, her…

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    Project Tzedek at UCLA takes the 2016 Walk to End ...
    in Campus Life, Feature, Jewish Society, Latest Articles

    By Jessica Behmanesh
    April 21, 2016

    “Genocide” is a term that the Jewish community does not take lightly. By definition, genocide is the systematic elimination of a group due to their particular culture, ethnicity, religion, race, or nationality. If a person were to delve into a book of Jewish history, he would find reoccurring attempts at genocide of the Jewish people….

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    Sephardic Heritage Initiative invites Rabbi Shofet ...
    in Feature, Jewish Society, Latest Articles, Lifestyle

    By Asher Naghi
    April 20, 2016

    At YULA High School last Thursday night, Rabbis David and Yedidia Shofet were invited to speak about Iranian Jewish history for the school’s “Initiative for Sephardi Jewish Heritage.” The event, entitled “Between Purim and Pesach: Insights from the Iranian Jewish Experience for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” comes as part of a larger program known as…

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    “My Favorite Things: College Edition”
    in Jewish Society, Latest Articles, Lifestyle

    By Ellie Fridman
    April 18, 2016

    Days I can sleep in and very small classes No lines at the test bank and early-ish passes Waking up promptly when my alarm rings These are a few of my favorite things Sales on school gear and PDF textbooks Free stuff and new stuff and freshly bought notebooks When the search engine is Google,…