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  • Webcast: A.R.M.‘s Iranian Jewish Doctors Racing for HIBM Cure

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 7, 2009 | 7:18 pm

    Last year I had the special opportunity to attend a gala event for the Advancement of Research for Myopathies (ARM), a non-profit based in Encino. The organization’s Iranian Jewish doctors, Daniel and Babak Darvish, have been at the forefront of seeking a cure for “Hereditary...

  • Theo for Jews in Poland, Italian seder, HIBM awareness

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Theodore Bikel Plugs Jewish Life in Poland

    Passionately devoted to the resurgence of Jewish life in Poland, entertainer Theodore Bikel, accompanied by Tamara Brooks, performed an hour-long private concert of Yiddish, English and Hebrew songs to benefit the nonprofit Friends of Jewish...

  • Photo essay: A.R.M. is removing stigma of disabilities among Iranian Jewry

    By Karmel Melamed

    March 17, 2008 | 8:49 pm

    Some of the country’s top medical researchers were honored at a gala event on March 16th held at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott, for their work by the Advancement of Research for Myopathies (ARM), a non-profit based in Encino. Close to 600 guests from various countries and...

  • Where Is Home? U.S. or Israel?

    By Edoe Cohen

    May 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    One, two, tree."

    "No, dad! It's one, two, thhhhreeee."

    Growing up with Israeli parents in Los Angeles was often uncomfortable. I never felt completely at home. My parents were not locals, yet I was. They pronounced things differently with heavy accents: "Thhhhreeee," not, "tree!"