Jewish Journal

  • The Circuit: Jewish Vocational Services 80th Anniversary, Richard Michael Powell inducted into HUC-JIR board of governors

    By Adam Wills

    May 10, 2011 | 6:03 pm

    Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) celebrated its 80th anniversary on Jan. 29 with a gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel to honor its past board presidents. Among the 500 guests were Stanley Dashew, who received the agency’s Tzedakah Award, and emcee Keith Erickson, a former L.A. Laker...

  • The Circuit: 50 Years of Service, 25 Years of News

    May 3, 2011 | 6:31 pm

    TRIBE Media Corp. honored board chair Irwin S. Field’s 50 years of community leadership and The Jewish Journal’s 25th anniversary during a gala at the Beverly Hilton on April 17.

    From left: Steven Karash, TRIBE Media Corp. executive vice president, advertising and marketing;...

  • TRIBE Gathering: Brooke Burke, Paul Reiser and Adam Sandler, All-School Shabbaton, Temple Etz Chaim

    By Adam Wills

    April 25, 2011 | 12:30 pm

    Brooke Burke and Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue Cantor Marcelo Gindlin share the stage during “Hand in Hand,” the synagogue’s April 3 concert fundraiser for children with special needs held at a Malibu home. Photo by Dana Fineman

    Emcee Paul Reiser, Paula Reiser and...

  • The Circuit: 50 Plus

    By Adam Wills

    March 22, 2011 | 6:28 pm

    Skirball music director Yatrika Shah-Rais presents Fred Katz with a birthday cake as John and Jeanne Pisano look on. Photo by Bonnie Perkinson

    Jazz composer, cellist and pianist Fred Katz performed during a retrospective of his career at the Skirball Cultural Center on Feb. 20....

  • The Circuit: Jewish Family Service, BJE, Lainer Distinguished Educator Award

    By Adam Wills

    March 1, 2011 | 6:08 pm

    From left: JFS CEO Paul S. Castro, JFS board member Abby Leibman, honoree Sheila J. Kuehl and JFS board president David O. Levine.

    The Jewish Family Service (JFS) Family Violence Project raised funds and awareness on Jan. 27 during its second annual Empowerment Celebration, which...

  • The Circuit: Rahm Emanuel, Anti-Defamation League, John Lloyd Young, Hedva Amrani

    February 22, 2011 | 6:29 pm

    American Friends of The Hebrew University’s (AFHU) Western Region hosted the Annual Leadership Education Forum (ALEF) at the Skirball Cultural Center on Jan.16, with former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel as the keynote speaker.

    From left: Western Region President Mark...

  • Gathering: Matisyahu, Pamela Wank, Tu B’Shevat, Torah for the Ages

    By Adam Wills

    February 15, 2011 | 10:50 am

    Matisyahu performed in front of nearly 1,000 people during a concert at Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills on Jan. 16.

    Matisyahu posed with Shomrei Torah’s Rabbi Erez Sherman, left, and Rabbi Richard Camras. 

    Pamela Wank prepares to fill in a letter in the Torah...

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