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  • Don’t cut support to innovative nonprofits

    November 19, 2008 | 3:32 am

    From New York to Los Angeles to San Francisco, the impact of the global financial crisis feels like an eerie parallel to the days after Sept. 11. No one knows whether the acute phase is over or whether there will be further shocks. For some, little has changed; for others, life will...
  • Synagogues re-group as economic downturn challenges building campaigns

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 19, 2008 | 2:05 am

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    After a chunk of plaster fell from the ceiling last month, the main sanctuary at historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple was closed



    Julie Miller walked a fine line when she delivered her annual president's message to the congregation of Wilshire Boulevard Temple on Erev Rosh Hashanah.

    She...

  • Economic crisis affecting all strata in community

    By Lilly Fowler

    November 19, 2008 | 1:10 am

    Sabrina Bahir was never particularly well off, at least financially. Her loving, supportive parents still reside in a trailer park and live off disability.

    "I missed the Jewish American Princess boat," she joked.

    Bahir believed that gaining a graduate degree -- a master's in Jewish...

  • Why Reform, Chabad Are Necessary

    By Jacob Neusner

    June 16, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Contemporary Judaism cannot spare any of its competing components. Each one, from Charedi to Reform, has a unique contribution to make.

    I recently spent some time with the Helsinki Jewish community and learned something about Judaism I didn't know. First, I learned that the...

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  • A Micro Solution to Macro Poverty

    By Richard Gunther

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    The outpouring of international charity for the victims of the Asian disasters is a clear sign that we humans are capable of enormous empathy

    and generosity.

    But the near-instant world reaction should go even farther. Now, the world's eyes are turned on an area of the globe where...

  • Pauper Turned Prince Gives Bat Yahm Gift

    By Andrea Adelson

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Isidore Myers and his three siblings had a less-than-carefree childhood. Their parents, penniless immigrants, eked out a living early in the last century in Akron, Ohio, where their barely literate father painted houses. Although the family managed food and shelter, they scrambled...

  • A Knack for Giving

    By Karen Alexander

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The company Henry Samueli co-founded, Broadcom Corp., develops tiny communications chips that are helping to transform the way digital information is moved from place to place.

    The contributions that Samueli and his wife Susan have made to Jewish causes in Orange County could...

  • Giving

    By Rob Eshman

    February 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is one of our city's most successful philanthropies. Yet, nationwide, it ranks behind New York, Chicago, Detroit, the Bay Area, Philadelphia and Baltimore in the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual listing of the 400 not-for-profit...

  • Ticket prices

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Ticket prices are for the full series, including Rosh Hashanah evening and morning, Yom Kippur evening, and all day on Yom Kippur. Many synagogues offer tickets for single services, and many will nego-tiate. And remember, whatever you pay for holiday tickets is a tax-deductible...

  • UP FRONT

    By Rob Eshman

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Question: What do you get when you cross Hollywood, the Holocaust and Jewish communal fund-raising? Answer: Something exactly like last Wednesday night's Simon Wiesenthal National Tribute Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

    It was a deliriously effulgent affair, a symbol of the...

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