The Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles has been meeting the information and literary needs of the Los Angeles Jewish community for over fifty years. The Library offers full reference services to the general community. The Library also offers an array of programming that promotes family involvement in Jewish education and continuity.
If you ask the right questions, you probably can get them to mail you the items of your choice (for just the cost of return postage.)
To locate JCLLA material, click on the link shown above and search the jclla catalog to locate the desired items. Call the JCLLA 323-761-8644 or email at email@example.com or fax at 323-761-8647 with your request. The JCLLA will advise you on availability of the item and when it can be sent to you.
By the way, the person who provided this valuable info to us is Margo Haas (she's the woman on the left in the picture at the top of this page.)
Our Adult Education program is organized by Pearl and Ted Malos. They have been successful in bringing us speakers, movies and the highly successful "Yiddish Film Festival." If you have any suggestions for future events, please e-mail us by clicking on the ......
Steven Speilberg's sponsorship of Holocaust information
Movie at JCO
A Price Above Rubies
Saturday, February 10 at 7pm
The film tells the story of Sonia (Zellweger), a young Brooklyn woman who has just given birth to her first child. She is married, through an arranged marriage, to Mendel (Glenn Fitzgerald), a devout Hasidic Jew who is too immersed in his studies to give his wife the attention she craves. As a result, Sonia develops a relationship with Mendel's brother, the jeweler Sender (Eccleston), who brings her into the business. Sender is the only release for Sonia's repressed sexuality, and he takes full advantage of that fact as often as he can, but she is repelled by his utter lack of morals as she finds balance between what she feels and what she has been taught is "sinful". The jewellery business brings her into close contact with the young Puerto Rican artist and jewellery designer Ramon (Payne),