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  • Bikur Cholim in L.A.: A blessing for my family

    By Jared Sichel

    February 12, 2015 | 3:28 pm

    Four months ago I wrote a story that, no doubt, caused problems for Bikur Cholim in Los Angeles, a group that provides invaluable resources and assistance to Jewish individuals and families who are in the area (as residents or visitors) for medical treatment. The story was fair,...

  • L.A. Bikur Cholim head’s role revealed in annuities scheme

    By Jared Sichel

    September 24, 2014 | 10:11 am

    Although the final legal shoe appears to have dropped in an $850,000 settlement between broker Michael Horowitz and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an illegal $80 million variable annuities scheme, the effects of the fraud are still being felt in Los Angeles. A...

  • SEC charges L.A. Jewish leaders in alleged variable annuities scheme

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 18, 2014 | 3:39 am

    Since the 1990s, Rabbi Harold Ten has been helping gravely ill Jews and their families navigate the health care system. Ten is the president of Bikur Cholim, a nonprofit that can get patients kosher meals in their hospital rooms or provide them with free loans of medical equipment....

  • SEC hits L.A. Jewish leaders in alleged variable annuities scheme

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 17, 2014 | 8:47 am

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on March 13 that it had taken enforcement actions against participants in what it called a scheme designed to profit off of the deaths of terminally ill patients. Among those charged by the SEC are four leaders from Los...

  • HEALTH CARE DECISION — Jews React: Bikur Cholim Jewish Healthcare Foundation President

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 28, 2012 | 2:46 pm

    Rabbi Hershy Ten, president of Bikur Cholim Jewish Healthcare Foundation in Los Angeles, never thought the health care system needed much reform.

    “Thank God, the United States has always been a destination for people from all over the world to come here to receive the best...

  • Geiderman Selected for Award

    By Julie G Fax

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Jewish Healthcare Foundation: Avraham Moshe Bikur Cholim will honor Dr. Joel M. Geiderman, co-chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, with its Ahavas Chesed Award, which means loving kindness.

    Rabbi Hershy Ten first met Geiderman on his many...