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Ex-USC Student Among Victims Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

A relative of a former Southland resident who was killed in a deadly attack in a Jerusalem synagogue says he dedicated his life to the people and land of Israel.


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Rising Anti-Semitism Discussed At Beverly Hills Temple On Holiest Day On Jewish Calendar

“Anti-Semitism in Europe: Challenge or Crisis,” was selected as the topic in early August.


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Schizophrenic Man Gets Prison For 2011 Arson Spree

A judge Tuesday sentenced Dimitry Sheyko to 9 years and 8 months in state prison for the crime spree over two years ago.


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Best Hostels And Budget Hotels In OC

For the cross-country or international traveler, a visit to sunny Orange County may be a pricey expedition. But these Orange County youth hostels are an affordable alternative for traveling students or visitors on a budget.

CBS Los Angeles–03/09/2013

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Community Passover Celebrations In OC

From the most devout follower to the mere interested observer Orange County offers a variety of options for families interested in the celebration of the Jewish Passover holiday.

CBS Los Angeles–03/08/2013


Man, 46, Charged With Making Phony Bomb Threats Against Synagogue, Patrol Car

Prosecutors have charged the man who allegedly phoned in a bomb threat against L.A.’s oldest synagogue and a patrol car parked nearby.


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Corona Synagogue Facing Foreclosure Asks Mel Gibson For Donation, Fundraising Help

Will a Hollywood superstar hoping to rehabilitate his public image partner with a struggling Southland synagogue?

CBS Los Angeles–01/30/2012

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Members To Rally Against Foreclosure On Corona Synagogue

Thou shalt not foreclose on thy neighbors.


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Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Santa Monica Synagogue Blast

A homeless man accused of setting off an explosive device outside a Santa Monica synagogue last month pleaded not guilty Monday to four federal felony charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/23/2011

The LA Times is reporting an explosion once thought an accident was an intentional act. (Credit: CBS)

Police Name Suspect In Blast Near Santa Monica Synagogue

Police are hunting a suspect in a blast outside a California synagogue and community center that was initially believed to be an industrial accident. Area Jewish organizations were urged to be extra vigilant.


The LA Times is reporting an explosion once thought an accident was an intentional act. (Credit: CBS)

Mechanical Failure Caused Explosion By Santa Monica Jewish Center

A mechanical failure is to blame for an explosion at a Jewish center at 17th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard early Thursday morning.