For the whole story of Hollywood Temple Beth El's 100 Years , Part 1,go to:https://youtu.be/xYiUW4s7x2o
Part 2, go to:
For background notes and visuals, go to:
When HTBE was home to the Warner Bros Stars. Photos form 1931-32 New Years Tribute Book
|Benjamin Warner, President, and father of the famous Bros
|Can you name these stars?
|Edward G Robinson,"Little Ceasar",later a great president of HTBE, top center. Can you name the others?
|Rabbi Max Kert, Rabbi of the congregation in the Warner years
|This 1948 photo of our Hebrew School Seder was on the cover page of the Jewish Journal in 1992
|When the House Unamerican Activities Committee tried to root out Communists in the Hollywood film industry, past President Edward G Robinson had to show where his contributions went. HTBE is listed as one of his favorite charities.
|More from the testimony of "Little Caesar"
|Proclamation from LA County
|Proclamation by Mayor Tom Bradley
|Proclamation from City of West Hollywood