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Former NBA player Stephen Jackson attends a memorial service for George Floyd following his death in
Stephen Jackson to rabbi: ‘I understand the hurt’ over Rothschild comment

“Do you know who the Rothschilds are? They control all the banks, they own all the banks,” Jackson said.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
12/07/2020
Jewish groups are helping LA's homeless by opening parking lots

Safe Parking LA does most of the work — vetting applicants as well as providing liability insurance, a security guard and the port-a-potty.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
03/07/2020
LA Jewish foundation uses $8.5 m. in grant money for coronavirus relief

The program’s first phase will focus on providing immediate relief to Los Angeles nonprofits that offer direct services to those impacted by the pandemic.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/07/2020
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer speaks with volunteer lawyers set up outside the arrivals area
Jewish Progressive Mike Feuer envisions LA 2.0 as he makes mayoral bid

Los Angeles City Attorney since 2013, Feuer's focus is on building inclusive communities.

An illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the 2019 N
Retired surgeon spread COVID-19 on flight, LA nursing home and no one knew

The county health department wasn't notified for 11 days. The airline, passengers, crew and even the CDC were never notified at all.

16/06/2020
The Grocery store at the nexus of LA’s Persian Jewish community

Posters advertising Persian concerts hang above the nut counter where a dozen types of nuts are stacked in boxes along with colorful dried fruits.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
19/06/2020
LAPD launches probe into officer misconduct during George Floyd protests

According to an LAPD statement, seven officers under investigation have been assigned "to non-field duties" pending the completion of said investigations.

LAPD officer charged with assault after video surfaces of violent exchange

The officer stated that the suspect clutched his hand, which he claims injured it in the process - prompting his decision to begin striking the trespasser.

Local Jewish security group protected community during LA protests

While a number of kosher stores and synagogues were vandalized in the uptown Los Angeles neighborhood of Fairfax, Magen Am, a licensed security group, worked to help protect people in need.

Los Angeles residents offered looting loss loans

The Jewish Free Loan Association tells Los Angeles residents that looting loss loans are available immediately.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
03/06/2020
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