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Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center and Rabbi John Carrier Make It Official

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 4:04 pm

Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center (PJTC) said Wednesday it was thrilled to announce that it has hired Rabbi John Carrier as its Senior Rabbi. Rabbi Carrier assisted PJTC on an interim basis while an ongoing search was conducted for the new rabbi. After an exhaus... More »


Federal Judge Denies Emergency Order in Pasadena Church Singing Case

Monday, July 20, 2020 | 10:46 am

A Pasadena church with campuses in Irvine and Corona lost its bid today to have a federal judge issue an emergency order halting the enforcement of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ban on singing and chanting in places of worship — enacted to fight the spread of the corona... More »


Pasadena Church Sings Worship in Defiance of Governor’s Order

Monday, July 20, 2020 | 8:57 am

[UPDATED] Pasadena’s Harvest Rock Church echoed with the sounds of worship songs Sunday as members sang, in violation of the governor’s COVID-19 guidance, hours before a federal judge rejected the organizations filing to seek an emergency order to block of pol... More »


Pasadena Church Sues Over Singing Ban

Saturday, July 18, 2020 | 8:33 am

A Pasadena church with additional campuses in Irvine and Corona filed an emergency request with a federal judge early Saturday seeking a temporary restraining order halting the threat of enforcement of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ban on singing and chanting in places ... More »


Early Bird Discount for Fall Parent Education Classes Ends August 1st

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | 2:43 pm

Early bird registration for LCPC Parent Education’s Fall Program is happening now through August 1st! Anyone who registers for a Parent Ed class by August 1st will receive an automatic $75 discount applied at time of registration. Entering its 42nd year, Paren... More »


Local NAACP President to Speak at Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | 3:26 pm

Allen Edson, president of the Pasadena branch of the NAACP, will talk about the current condition of racial justice in the United States, at a special Shabbat program at the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12. Edson will also pro... More »


First You’ve Got to ‘Feel to Heal’

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 1:22 pm

The protests that have erupted nationwide since the May 25 killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police have served as a stark reminder of the fact that America still has a long way to go in the struggle for civil rights and ending police brutali... More »


A Message From the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 3:00 am

On Monday, May 25, George Floyd died in the custody of the Minneapolis police. According to video taken at the scene by witnesses, a police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and forty-six seconds.  Mr. Floyd, already in restraints, appeared unres... More »