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Moving & Shaking: Beit T’Shuvah Celebrates, Aliyah Hosts MLK Prayer

Jewish Journal,  February 2018 – Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered together on Jan. 19 at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills for the 19th annual Voices of Unity interfaith prayer service in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Interfaith celebration of unity follows graffiti desecration

Acorn Newspaper,  January 17, 2018 – Following a recent graffiti desecration, Temple Aliyah will have an Interfaith Celebration of Unity from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 19 at 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills.

Using MLK Day to Engage and Enlighten

Jewish Journal,  January 2018 – On Jan. 19 in Woodland Hills, Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities will come together at Temple Aliyah for an interfaith MLK service, featuring Temple Aliyah Chazzan Mike Stein, who said he expects the event to celebrate the historic partnership between Jews and African-Americans on civil rights issues.

As Passover, Easter week begin, here’s how churches are bringing healing in politically charged times

OC Register, April 2017 – Religious leaders say faith has historically strengthened communities and nations in times of crisis, and that the tumultuous present is no exception.

At a cemetery, leaders promote tolerance

Jewish Journal, March 2017 – The event was organized by Ginsburg Bikel, along with Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels of Beth Shir Shalom in Santa Monica and Hazzan Mike Stein, cantor at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills, under the auspices of the Theodore Bikel Legacy Project.

Congregation responds to bullying: ‘It could have been my kid’

Jewish Journal,  December 2016 – a discussion on bullying called “It Could Have Been My Kid” — aimed at both teens and adults — was scheduled at the synagogue.

The song of Jewish renewal in Poland

Jewish Journal, October 2016 – The Polish Jewish Renewal movement has a song to sing, and in three concerts featuring Hazzan Michael Stein, Southern Californians will soon be able to hear it. 

Bar mitzvah invitation comes with an added dimension

Jewish Journal, March 2016 – Invitees to the March 5 ceremony at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills received not only a link to a 2 1/2-minute video invitation to Aidan’s bar mitzvah, they also got a Google Cardboard viewer enabling them to watch the video in 360-degree virtual reality.

Transgender Jews: Beyond the Rainbow

Jewish Journal, May 2015 – Temple Aliyah mentioned and Rabbi Stewart Vogel quoted on creating a welcoming community for transgender Jews.

Islamic Leader Consecrates Mosque; Rabbi Participates; Both Discuss Similarities and Peace

Acorn Newspaper, March 12, 2015 – Rabbi Gabriel Botnick welcomes spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra as he comes to consecrate the Mohammedi Center’s mosque.

Moving and shaking: Celebrating MLK Jr.

Jewish Journal, January 2015 – Temple Aliyah’s Voices of Freedom: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Shabbat was mentioned.

Rabbi Harold Schulweis mourned, celebrated

Los Angeles Daily News, December 2014 – Rabbi Stewart Vogel quoted on the legacy of Rabbi Harold Schulweis.

The danger of just talking

Jewish Journal, October 2014 – Rabbi Gabriel Botnick’s High Holy Day sermon on Lashon Harah is mentioned.

From Broadway to cantor, Mike Stein competes on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Jewish Journal, September 2014 – Article on Hazzan Mike Stein, his background and appearance on the popular show, “The Voice.”

Bluegrass with Jewish Sass

WHAS 11 (Kentucky), March 1, 2013 – Hazzan Mike Stein interviewed on television on performing Bluegrass music to Jewish liturgy at Congregation Adath Jeshurun’s annual Music Festival, on Sunday, March 3, at 7 p.m. in Kentucky with Cantor David Lipp

Tu B’shevat: Netiya Sows Seeds Of Social Justice

Jewish Journal (Cover Story), January 2013 – Community Outreach VP Wendy Klier quoted on Temple Aliyah’s Gan Tzedek Justice Garden alongside our partners Netiya.

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