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Jewish and Korean American Teens Learn About One Another's Faith

Temple Israel of Hollywood had some unusual guests during its Friday night Shabbat: a group of some 20 Korean American teenagers, a youth pastor, a Korean parent, and a few church youth group leaders. The visit was the second in an exchange that Temple Israel participated in with Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian Church (LACPC), the first of which involved Temple Israel’s youth visiting LACPC’s Sunday youth worship service in December.

Divided Families

Korean Americans Urge Reunion of Families Divided Due to Korean War

"This old grandma has a dream too. My dream is to step on the grounds of my hometown one more time. When Korea is unified once again, I really want to go back to my hometown." Such were the words of Hee-Bok Kim, an elderly woman in her 90s whose family was divided during the Korean War.

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