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  • Moving and shaking: JCFLA’s Marvin Schotland honored, SOLA celebrates

    By Ryan Torok

    September 24, 2014 | 1:17 pm

    The most moving part of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles’ (JCFLA) 60th-anniversary celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills Sept. 19 had to be when CEO Marvin Schotland’s father, Lou Schotland, sang to his son.

    The event honored Marvin for his 25 years...

  • In Holocaust exhibition, objects give insight into survivors’ pasts

    By Ryan Torok

    August 31, 2011 | 10:09 am

    In a photograph currently hanging in the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMH), Holocaust survivor Sophie Zeidman Hamburger drapes a garment she wore while escaping from a Nazi death march over her arms, one of which bears a number tattoo. In another, Toby Fainzylber Tambor...

  • Café Europa serves up discussions on restitution

    July 13, 2011 | 12:47 pm

    When the first Holocaust survivors arrived in the United States at the end of World War II and tried to speak of their experiences, they often encountered a complete disconnect, such as when an American listener would respond, “Oh, that must have been bad, but we had rationing...

  • Restitution organizations

    July 13, 2011 | 12:40 pm

    The propensity for Jewish organizations to have complicated names and frequently overlapping missions can be seen in the complex area of obtaining restitution for Holocaust-era crimes and looting of personal and communal possessions.

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum lists 15...

  • L.A. Visit Excites Shoah Survivors

    By Karin Kloosterman

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    For Israeli Shifra Fyne, 83, this week’s journey to Los Angeles will be her first time leaving Israel in 56 years, and her first trip ever on an airplane.
    Yehuda Goldstein is making the same trip. He hopes to reconnect with John Gordon, an L.A. resident he met last year in...