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  • Sidonia Lax: A survivor marches with the living

    By Elyse Glickman

    January 2, 2014 | 4:34 pm

    Sidonia Lax, now 86, survived the Holocaust but won’t let that define her. “I am a thriver,” she said. A stroll through her Sherman Oaks home is proof — her walls overflow with decades of family photos and mementos of her work as a member of the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council...

  • Sandy Hook anniversary prompts Jewish institutions to review security

    By Jared Sichel

    December 13, 2013 | 11:33 am

    On Dec. 14, 2012, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School with a semi-automatic rifle and two semi-automatic handguns, he easily broke through the school security system.

    Cameras dotted the school’s perimeter and the school even had a “sally port” system,...

  • Al Ashley: Strengthening day schools

    By Rachel Heller

    January 3, 2013 | 11:00 am

    When Al Ashley first began peeking inside Los Angeles’ Jewish day schools to review their business practices, it was partly for personal reasons: He wanted to make sure his three children would get a sound education.

    “I thought, hopefully, it would be a benefit to our children,...

  • The history in Jewish education

    By David Suissa

    January 2, 2013 | 2:52 pm

    Money has a way of dominating issues. This is true of politics and presidential elections, and it’s also true of Jewish education. Just say the words “Jewish education,” and the first word you’ll typically hear is “unaffordable.”

    For many years now, this problem has been at the...

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  • Milken honors educators

    By Ryan Torok

    December 5, 2012 | 4:56 pm

    We are planting seeds — not me, but all of us.”

    With those words of hope offered to her fellow teachers, Lidia Turner, a seventh- and eighth-grade Hebrew teacher at the David Saperstein Middle School of Milken Community High School, accepted the Milken Family Foundation’s 2012...

  • Kenneth Schaefler, Special-Ed Proponent, dies at 68

    March 22, 2011 | 6:03 pm

    Kenneth Schaefler, longtime director of psychological and special education services at BJE: Builders of Jewish Education (formerly Bureau of Jewish Education), died March 10 at 68.

    After earning a doctorate at the University of Southern California, Schaefler joined the staff of...

  • Foundation gives teachers respect

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    December 15, 2010 | 10:16 am

    The Milken Family Foundation and BJE (Builders of Jewish Education) awarded four Jewish day school educators $15,000 prizes at their annual Jewish Educator Awards Luncheon last week, a feel-good event that brings out the Jewish community’s top brass and a wide swath of the...

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