Koreatown residents are fighting to keep homeless housing out of their neighborhood. What does this mean for efforts to build a shelter in every LA council district?
This week: browse products by contemporary Mexican designers, see the latest home trends at Dwell on Design, admire ceramic art by Peter Shire and others, discuss the future of preservation in Los Angeles, and explore unrealized film projects by Sergei Eisenstein and Bertolt Brecht.
Orthodox Jewish communities are not allowed to carry belongings on Shabbat, unless it’s within their own home. They’ve found a way around this law by creating a “wall,” often a barely perceptible thread, around their neighborhood, known as an eruv. In West LA, a team of rabbis patrols the borders of the eruv every week to inspect and repair it.