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  • News reports revive AJU environmental debate

    November 24, 2015 | 10:39 am

    Nuclear expert Dan Hirsch made a promise in 1979 that would drag him into a three-decade fight he didn’t ask for, a fight that has since drawn in Boeing, an alphabet soup of regulators and, most recently, American Jewish University (AJU).

    Hirsch’s students at UCLA had dug up some...

  • NBC investigation reopens contamination question at SoCal Jewish camp

    November 10, 2015 | 4:37 pm

    For years, Victoria Tashman didn’t think much of the sonic booms coming from the Santa Susana Field Lab, just uphill from a storied Jewish retreat and campus not far from her Woodland Hills home.

    “It was just part of growing up,” she said.

    But in 2004, when she was diagnosed...

  • UJ’s Gady Levy excited and eager about Brandeis-Bardin programs

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Gady Levy, vice president in charge of the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Judaism (UJ), likes to talk about how "all over the place" he is. It is true that as he talks about the new opportunities offered up by the merger between UJ and the Brandeis-Bardin...
  • BBI’s Linda Gross sees big upside in merger with UJ

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When Linda Volpert Gross took on chairing the board at Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI), it seemed that she would have a simple tenure. The institute had just hired Rabbi Isaac Jeret as president, someone they hoped could lead BBI into a bright new future.

    But ten months into his...

  • BBI and UJ join up to forge a home for pluralistic Judaism in landmark merger

    By Julie G Fax

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The University of Judaism (UJ) and Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI), two Southern California institutions that for the last 60 years have educated and inspired Jews of all ages and affiliations -- and that have both at times struggled through financial and leadership troubles -- this...
  • Brandeis Taps Bycel

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Following a 14-month search, the board of the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) voted unanimously Feb. 9 to elect Rabbi Lee T. Bycel as BBI's new chief executive officer.

    Bycel brings to his position a wealth of experience in the Los Angeles Jewish community, including 10 years as the...

  • From ‘Rubble to Renewal’

    By Tom Tugend

    September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The centerpiece of BBI's reconstruction, the Arts and Conference Center, will be celebrated Sept. 14. With song, dance and prayers of thanksgiving, the Brandeis-Bardin Institute will celebrate the reconstruction of its Simi Valley campus on Sunday, Sept. 14. The community is invited...