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Orthodox Jews Live In Pico-Robertson, Not Downtown

From KPCC: Someone who does classify himself is Luke Ford, 46, who converted to Orthodox Judaism in 1993 after being raised as a Seventh-Day Adventist in Australia. The infamous blogger lives in the Pico-Robertson district that’s home to a myriad … Continue reading

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Pico-Robertson Welcomes In New Year With Gun Shots

I heard a lot of gunshots around midnight last night as the hood welcomed in the new year. I hear there was a big police presence at the 18th St/La Cienega Blvd mall in the early morning hours of Sunday. … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Water Bagels Now Treif?

The short answer I thought was that the kosher supervisor for Brooklyn Water Bagel is EarthKosher, which is not recognized as a valid kosher supervisor by observant Jews. I was wrong. Keep reading. There’s an Italian pizza place on Pico … Continue reading

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The Polite Homeless

I’m seeing something new and disturbing in Pico-Robertson. Until now, all the homeless I saw had mental problems and drug and alcohol abuse issues. Now even some of the polite and respectable are homeless. Unable to pay the rent or … Continue reading

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Hot Day In Pico-Robertson, Don’t Expect Orthodox Jews To Show Much Skin

I remember a friend of mine moved from a university in Australia to one in California. And he went to work in dress shorts and received an unexpectedly large amount of derision. Dress shorts aren’t acceptable in the U.S. Dress … Continue reading

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Getting My Frum On At The Robertson Branch Of The LA Public Library

I rarely set foot in the Robertson branch of the LAPL without running into Orthodox Jews I know from shul. Every year, this branch becomes more and more Orthodox. It is the only branch open on Sundays. Pico-Robertson keeps getting … Continue reading

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Orthodox Jews Keep Moving Into Pico-Robertson

They are pushing the community east of La Cienega and south of Airdrome, thus bolstering real estate prices and rents. Why Are Home Sales Falling With Mortgage Rates? Forcing Banks To Keep A Skin In The Game Of Mortgage Lending … Continue reading

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Talking Politics In The Hood

David Suissa writes: The thing that stuck with me about my liberal buddies in those years was their extraordinary venom toward the Bush administration. Every cell in their bodies oozed contempt for the “reckless cowboy” who had become the sad … Continue reading

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Traffic Accident On Cashio and Livonia In 90035

I saw three police cars around 11 am with a ton of Orthodox Jews and one chubby upset woman in sweats beside a sports car.

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Bnai David, Happy Minyan Are Where The Women Are

More attractive young single women go to Bnai David-Judea and the Happy Minyan than any other synagogue in zip code 90035 (Pico/Robertson). While Beth Jacob, Mogen David and Young Israel of Century City are deserts, Bnai David is a dessert … Continue reading

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