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  • 90 Years of Temple Israel of Hollywood’s leading men

    June 30, 2016 | 8:58 am

    The earthy, cigar-chomping motion picture moguls who founded Temple Israel of Hollywood (TIOH) 90 years ago weren’t particularly pious Jews. They spent more time betting on ponies at Agua Caliente, Hollywood Park and Santa Anita; playing gin rummy and kibitzing at Hillcrest Country...

  • Bruce Corwin can’t stop giving

    By Ryan Torok

    November 6, 2013 | 3:42 pm

    Ask anybody: In Los Angeles, the Corwin name is synonymous with charitable giving.

    And yet, Bruce Corwin, who at 73 is the family’s current patriarch and the CEO and chairman of Metropolitan Theatres Corp. — a California-based multiplex theater chain that has been in his family...