A Jewish political action committee (PAC) devoted solely to promoting progressive stances on domestic issues in the United States was launched April 21 by the nonprofit Bend the Arc. The new PAC is the first of its kind among this country’s more than 30 Jewish PACs, most of which...
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From left: Saban Free Clinic CEO Jeffrey Bujer, producer Andy Friendly, ICM Partners founding partners Chris Silbermann and Bob Broder and producer David Friendly. Photo by Christianne Ray.
The Saban Free Clinic, a medical clinic for the underserved, honored Chris Silbermann,...
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I have had the wonderful opportunity of being a Jeremiah Fellow with Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice. A major driving force of the organization is the mission to do Tikkun Olam, which is a Hebrew phrase that means "repairing the world." I am proud of how Judaism...
May 1, 2013 | 11:47 am
Cantor Tifani Coyot of Temple Kol Tikvah in Woodland Hills has been named the successor to Cantor Evan Kent at Temple Isaiah. Kol Tikvah announced that Coyot had taken the job with Isaiah in March. She will take over for Kent in...
April 23, 2013 | 9:43 am
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LAG B’OMER EVENTS
LGBT-friendly congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim hosts its inaugural Lag B’Omer celebration with singing around the fire pit at its new campus. Sat. 7-9 p.m. Free. Beth Chayim Chadashim, 6090 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (323)...
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With recent polls showing that support has fallen below 50 percent for Proposition 30 — Gov. Jerry Brown’s temporary tax hike initiative that would help fund education across California — Jewish organizers working on behalf of the measure are working hard to convince Californians...
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“It’s nerve-wracking for me to watch this debate,” said Julie Moss, 26, while watching the first of three U.S. presidential debates, on Oct. 3, on a flat-screen TV above a cocktail bar at Lola’s Restaurant.
Moss was among a crowd of left-leaning young adults at a party to watch...
August 23, 2012 | 11:14 am
Nine young political activists have started out on an eight-state tour to push for the repeal of the Pres. George W. Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy.
The “If I Were a Rich Man” tour, which started Wednesday, is organized by Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, a...
August 8, 2012 | 1:17 pm
With tax reform on his mind, Alan van Capelle, CEO of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, came to Los Angeles to talk with young professionals during an Aug. 1 house party about what sets his social justice organization apart.
“We are now the only Jewish social justice...
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Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice is the new name for the organization that was born from the merger of Jewish Funds for Justice and the Progressive Jewish Alliance.
The new name was announced Monday. The two Jewish social justice organizations had merged last year....