Security Heightened At SoCal Synagogues Amid Deadly Shooting In GermanyPolice officers in Long Beach Wednesday made sure people in the Jewish community felt safe — and were safe — in the wake of the deadly attack in Germany.
High Holy Days For Jewish Community A Reminder Of Security ConcernsThere were armed security guards and metal detectors visible at Temple Kol Tikvah in Woodland Hills.It is a sad sign of the times.
Judge Rules Religious Rites Trump Animal Rights, For NowA federal judge lifted a temporary restraining order against an Irvine synagogue performing a ritual where chickens are twirled in the air before they're slaughtered.
Jews Celebrate Rosh Hashanah Across Southern CaliforniaThe two-day holiday, Rosh Hashanah, marks the year 5776 on the Hebrew calendar.
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.
Exclusive: Jewish Residents In Valley Village Upset Over Film Shoot Slated For Holiest HolidayA film shoot scheduled to roll out this weekend in Valley Village has triggered an outcry from residents in the predominately Jewish neighborhood because it falls on their faith's holiest day of the year.
State Officials Shut Down Jewish Chicken-Slaughtering Ritual OperationsTwo operations in the Pico-Robertson area were ordered Friday by the Calif. Department of Food and Agriculture to shut down a traditional Jewish ritual involving slaughtering chickens.
LA Rabbi: Obama Should Boycott Ahmadinejad Speech At UNA Southern California rabbi on Tuesday called upon U.S. officials to boycott Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech to the United Nations.