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Festival of Arts celebrates a decade of Tel Aviv/Los Angeles Partnership

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts_in_la/article/festival_of_arts_celebrates_a_decade_of_tel_avivlos_angeles_partnership_200

In the mid-1990s, following the Oslo peace accords and with the prospect of a thriving Israeli economy, the debate raged in Jewish philanthropic circles about what might change if Israel "was going to grow up and not be a poor cousin," said Lois Weinsaft, senior vice president at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, who oversees Israeli and other overseas programs.

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