October 21, 2011
Community gathering: Fashion for Cure, Jewish Pierce College and Omri Casspi
1] Fashion for Cure, a fashion show that took place Oct. 2 in Tarzana, raised funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and featured donated clothing from San Fernando Valley designers.
2] Professional and nonprofessional models, makeup artists and photographers donated their time for the show, which was organized by two Jewish Pierce College students, Batel Cohen and Shanni Tal.
3] Jewish-American astronaut Garrett Reisman spoke of his friend Ilan Ramon’s dedication to learning at the Ilan Ramon Day School renaming, a 400-person community celebration held Sept. 25 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Photo by Stephanie Jacobs
4] Larger Than Life L.A. Family, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of Israeli children with cancer, every year sponsors a West Coast Dream Trip. One of the kids enjoys a “test drive” of a luxury sports car at a VIP party held Sept. 10 at Izek and Aline Shomof’s Beverly Hills home. Photos by Ronni Sikolsky
5] Omri Casspi poses with the kids of Larger Than Life at the annual gala, which took place Sept. 15 at the Hilton Universal City.
6] Shay Diamant, co-chairman of Larger Than Life, embraces two of the visiting Israeli children at another party in their honor at Rakefet and Arie Aharon’s home on Sept. 9.