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Forms of Frustration

By Mike Levy

July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Marie Kaufman needed help.

Even though the 60-year-old social worker is the president of a Holocaust child survivor's support group and has worked as an interviewer for Survivors of the... read full article

  • What makes Us Special

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When I took the position of Valley editor back in 1998, some people questioned the need for a reporter to cover the Valley. After all, nothing ever happens here, right?

    In any given week in the San Fernando, Conejo and surrounding valley areas one can find: a "healing" service using...

  • The Fruits of Varian Fry’s Labor

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    If ever there was a case for family pride, David Meyerhof has it. As a teacher at Florence Nightingale Middle School in Highland Park, the 50-year-old Burbank resident follows in the academic tradition of his father and his late grandfather, both remarkable men of science. The...

  • Teens at Work:

    By Jane Ulman

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "Lookit, Gabe. Lookit!" Alana Schall, age 4, calls out to my son. She wants him to notice her hanging from the monkey bars.

    "Very cool, Alana Macaroni," Gabe calls back, using the nickname he has recently given her. He watches her drop into the waiting arms of Katie Freeman.

    It's...

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  • Community Briefs

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Gaucher's Disease

    Barry Levin, one of the city's best-known criminal lawyers, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound earlier this month, apparently because he could no longer bear the pain and overwhelming fatigue caused by Gaucher's disease. Not mentioned in the extensive news...

  • A Campaign for Success

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    If leading a life rich in personal, professional and community success is a balancing act, then Larry Cohen, president of Glyphix, has been successfully walking that tightrope all of his adult life.

    The incoming chair of the Jewish Federation/Valley Alliance's Young Division Cabinet...

  • Morality of Secession

    By Julie G Fax

    July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Rabbi Mark Diamond sits with Lutherans, Catholics and Baptists to weigh the social and moral ramifications of Valley secession, he keeps in mind an idea from Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: "I am against the word politician. I have great respect for the word statesman.......

  • Bay Cities Blues

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Parents depending on the Santa Monica-based Bay Cities Jewish Community Center for after-school care reacted with concern last week to the program's announced elimination.

    The change was one part of citywide programming reforms approved June 25 by the Board of the Jewish...

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