Los Angeles News

Tel Aviv’s mini-burgers Come to OC

Author: Nancy Luna Published: February 16, 2017

Internationally known mini-burger chain, Burgerim, is opening its first Orange County outlet later this year in Orange… Read more

Modern Orthodoxy and LGBT Panel in LA

Author: Eitan Arom Published: February 16, 2017

Micha Thau, a senior at Shalhevet High School, spoke at Westwood Village Synagogue on Feb. 8 as… Read more

New Generation of Gay Dads

Author: Yanir Dekel Published: January 31, 2017

Our very own Yanir Dekel launched a page for “the new generation of gay dads,” the first… Read more

Elephant Talk

Author: Juval Porat Published: January 31, 2017

Juval Porat, cantor of LGBT synagogue in Los Angeles Beth Chayim Chadashim, traveled to Thailand to to… Read more

Bill Seeks 3rd Gender Option

Author: Melody Gutierrez Published: January 26, 2017

Gay Jewish California state Senator Scott Wiener proposed a bill to create a third gender option on… Read more

‘Mr. Gaga’ Dances Across the USA

Author: Hannah Brown Published: January 18, 2017

The acclaimed Ohad Naharin documentary, by Tomer Heymann, is ready to take America by storm next month.… Read more

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Author: Congregation Kol Ami Staff Published: January 12, 2017

West Hollywood’s Congregation Kol Ami is once again offering 2 $2500 college/grad school scholarships for LGBTQ Students… Read more

A Nonprofit to Fund Trans Surgeries

Author: Julie Compton Published: December 22, 2016

American Jewish University alumnus Jacob Rostovsky started a nonprofit that subsidizes surgeries and hormones for transgender people.… Read more

How Rape Culture Kept Me From Coming Out Sooner

Author: Emily Heaps Published: November 22, 2016

Eighteen-year-old NCJW LA intern Emily Heaps was reluctant to come out, and then went from being ashamed… Read more

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Jews join in to show support

Author: Eitan Arom Published: November 22, 2016

Love and acceptance were the day’s watchwords at JQ’s Trans Equality Brunch in Los Angeles; Caro Barkowitz… Read more