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  • Milken JCC Thrives With Dollars, Sense

    By Jane Ulman

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In recent years, one of the biggest Jewish stories in Los Angeles has been the death of the Jewish Community Centers. For decades they'd served the broader community as well as Jews, often providing a gateway for nonobservant Jews into Jewish life and culture.

    But center after center...

  • Three JCCs to Gain Their Independence

    By Marc Ballon

    December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA), which last year nearly drowned amid a sea of red ink and allegations of mismanagement, wants to get out of the business of running major community centers after 60 years.

    With pressures mounting to give the centers under...

  • Remember the Roots of the JCCs

    By Steve Sass

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Talk about irony.

    With the theme "JCCs as Community Builders," representatives from Jewish community centers from throughout the continent will gather at the Century Plaza for four days beginning April 21 for the Jewish Community Centers (JCC) of North America's 2002 Biennial...

  • Abridged Book Fair

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Where have all the readers gone?

    Each year during November -- designated as Jewish Book Month -- Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA) holds its annual Jewish Book Festival in a city with 600,000 Jews. While book fairs sponsored by JCCs in other cities with...