It was 11:02 a.m. on a warm Friday morning, and Pico Boulevard was alive with the energy of last-minute Shabbos shopping. Two teens wearing white button-down shirts and black dress pants exited their yeshiva and walked up to a sleek, black 2012 Kia Sedona minivan that would take them downtown to Union Station.
Josh Goldman, 45, a jovial observant Jew with a strong Brooklyn accent, got out of the driver’s seat, shook their hands and placed their luggage in the trunk so that they could begin their trip home to San Diego for the weekend.
But this was no typical taxi service; this was Haimishe Express, a fully licensed and insured car company whose business specifically caters to Los Angeles’ Orthodox Jewish community (although it happily accepts all paying customers).
“We are basically 24/6,” Goldman said during the drive to Union Station.
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