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  • UCLA chancellor Gene Block tackles economy, civic responsibility

    By Tom Tugend

    November 26, 2008 | 5:53 pm

    UCLA's new chancellor, Gene D. (for David) Block, got an early lesson in both hard work and Jewish tribalism when, during summer vacations, he helped his father, a dairy products distributor in Monticello, N.Y.

    "I had two milk routes along the Borscht Belt in the Catskill Mountains,"...

  • Hands-on Democracy

    By Tom Tugend

    August 10, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Delegates to the Democratic Convention will participate in a hands-on workshop in democracy and diversity from the youth perspective, thanks to an innovative program launched by a Jewish institution.The youTHink program uses the arts to help young people grapple with social issues...