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  • Bram Goldsmith, businessman and philanthropist, 93

    February 29, 2016 | 6:53 pm

    Prominent Los Angeles businessman and philanthropist Bram Goldsmith, who served as board chairman and CEO of City National Bank and City National Corp. for two decades, died on Sunday, Feb. 28, at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93.

    Goldsmith helmed the bank from 1975-1995 — he...

  • Moving and shaking: The Israeli Philharmonic, Beit Issie Shapiro and more

    By Ryan Torok

    November 19, 2015 | 12:59 pm

    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra performed at a Nov. 10 concert gala that raised more than $1.6 million for education programs in Israel and Los Angeles. It also honored Bram Goldsmith, philanthropist and chairman emeritus of City National Bank, with the “Founders Award for a...

  • Where is Federation’s Gaza war relief money going?

    By Jared Sichel

    September 10, 2014 | 2:44 pm

    In each of Israel’s wars in recent years, as the country’s soldiers have been on the front lines and its civilians in the south have resided in bomb shelters, the Jewish social service establishment has consistently called upon Jews in the Diaspora to donate money to help. 


  • A Hole In One for a Good Cause

    August 3, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The Gift of Culture

    Bram Goldsmith, chair of City National Corporation, and his wife, Elaine, long-time supporter of the arts, donated $5 million to the future Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, with the result that a 500-seat theater will become the...