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  • Presidents Conference taps Richard Stone as chairman

    April 12, 2011 | 1:38 pm

    Richard Stone, the chairman of the NCSJ, was elected unanimously as the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

    Stone, a New York attorney, was elected Monday at a meeting of the Presidents Conference in New York. He will assume his new...

  • Hillel Official Julian Sandler Dies

    March 23, 2009 | 12:21 am

    Julian Sandler, chairman of the Hillel: Foundation for Jewish Campus Life Board of Directors, has died.

    Sandler, who served Hillel for 15 years, died Friday after a brief illness. He was 64.

    He served as treasurer and vice chair of the Hillel board of directors and as chair of its...

  • Venezuela Jews Rebuild After Synagogue Attack

    March 18, 2009 | 7:36 pm

    CARACAS (JTA)—The quiet on a residential street in this eastern Venezuelan city is shattered by construction crews as workers perched on a scaffolding place panels of marble on the external wall of a two-story synagogue.

    The construction occurs under the watchful eye of local...

  • Waxman will play key role in putting Obama agenda into action

    By Bill Boyarsky

    November 26, 2008 | 7:11 pm

    Henry Waxman is a combination of toughness and gentlemanliness, qualities that helped raise him from the fratricidal politics of West Los Angeles to the pinnacle of power in President-elect Barack Obama's Washington.

    Through it all -- from battles as a leader in the California Young...

  • Where in the world is Joe Lieberman?

    By Steve Greenberg

    November 24, 2008 | 8:33 pm


  • Henry Waxman: In his own words

    November 20, 2008 | 2:42 pm

    What makes Waxman run?  

    Earlier today, Rep. Henry Waxman defeated Congressman John Dingell for Chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. 

    The Westside Democrat, who is 69, now assumes a key role in pushing for greater government action on environmental issues...
  • Rep. Berman in line to chair House foreign affairs panel

    By Tom Tugend

    January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rep. Howard L. Berman recalls that when he first ran for Congress in 1982, "one major reason was to strengthen our relationship with Israel and oppose the threat of radical Islam."

    Now the veteran legislator will be in an even stronger position to pursue his agenda as the likely...

  • Very fulfilled; Levin on board

    By Norma Zager

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The nonprofit The Fulfillment Fund's STARS 2006 gala honoring Fox Filmed Entertainment chairman and CEO Tom Rothman, raised $2.3 million to help underserved students graduate high school and attend college.

    Almost 1,000 guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner and the comedy of Wayne Brady...

  • USC Names First Jewish Board Chair

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The University of Southern California, once considered a bastion of WASP elitism, has capped a decade of transformation by naming Stanley Gold as its first Jewish board chairman.

    Gold's appointment comes a decade after USC President Stephen Sample made a number of key appointments...

  • Strength in Numbers

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm


    The message was loud and clear: Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat, with terrorist backing by Iran and Iraq, was considered no less a monster than Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Ladin. That was the message backed by thousands of Southland residents...

  • Enron Fallout in Houston

    By Julie Wiener

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The Enron Corporation and Linda Lay, the wife of its chairman and chief executive, have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Houston's Holocaust museum, accounting for approximately 10 percent of the institution's $3 million budget.

    Now enmeshed in scandal and bankruptcy,...

  • In Like Jake

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jake Farber definitely has his work cut out for him.

    The longtime, active supporter of L.A.'s Jewish community this week starts his two-year term as the new chairman of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

    "I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Jewish...

  • UJC’s Challenge

    By Stewart Ain

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The outgoing chairman of the United Jewish Communities (UJC), Charles Bronfman, has challenged the UJC leadership to "change the perception out there that rich, old guys who write big checks are the only ones who count."

    "There are rich young men and women, who may or may not write...

  • Schiller’s List

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 2, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    You've seen it in movies, television, even as the engine behind some fundraising efforts: the crass commercialization of the Holocaust. Dr. Gary Schiller is very aware of this phenomenon.

    "You know the old joke: 'There's no business like Shoah business.' People are making so much...

  • A Gathering of Friends

    By James D

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Last month The Jewish Federation held a party for about three hundred. The occasion: to honor outgoing Federation Chairman of the Board Lionel Bell and to welcome the incoming designated Chairman Todd Morgan, who assumes office January 18. It was a festive occasion with plenty of food, speeches (all of them brief) and warmth. In a sense, a gathering of friends.

    All the photos were taken at the event by Peter Halmagyi.