Jewish Journal

  • Surivor: Greti Herman

    by Jane Ulman

    January 18, 2012 | 5:11 pm

    In the pounding rain, lined up five abreast, Greti Herman — then Margit Berger — and her parents were marched from Hungary’s Csillaghegy Ghetto to the...

  • Erin M.

    by Seth Menachem

    January 18, 2012 | 4:20 pm

    Erin’s a selfish girl. She’s spent 12 years working as a registered nurse, specializing in adult critical care and pediatric post-surgical care. Her...

  • Gary L.

    by Seth Menachem

    January 11, 2012 | 7:05 pm

    Gary’s brother, Jason, is a recent single peep. And, like Jason, Gary’s a nice, easygoing guy. But, he tells me, this wasn’t always the case. In...

  • The Mensch List 2011

    January 5, 2012 | 5:59 pm

    Last month, for our sixth annual mensch list, we once again invited all of you to submit your nominations of extraordinary volunteers, and once again...

  • LAFD cadet fired up about helping the community

    by Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 5, 2012 | 5:51 pm

    Like many little boys, Noah Applebaum used to wave in awe whenever a sparkling red fire truck roared by.

    But Applebaum, 18, never got over his fireman...

  • Feeding the hungry, keeping It ‘light’

    by Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 5, 2012 | 5:46 pm

    On a recent Friday morning, about an hour and a half into his regular weekly shift as the Friday manager of the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry...

  • ‘We’re here to make other people’s lives easier’

    by Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 5, 2012 | 5:40 pm

    Many people avert their eyes when they walk by the homeless.

    Hanne Mintz opens her hand, her heart and her home.

    Four years ago, Mintz, 68, found Ryan,...

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