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  • Cancer research is this teen’s cause

    November 20, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    When she was 11 years old, Morgan Davidson made a promise to her dying grandmother, Barbara Klass, that she would help others who suffered from lymphoma, the cancer that eventually took her grandmother’s life. With her determination and vivacious personality — and a propensity to...

  • Gabe Baskin trains guide dogs for the blind

    November 7, 2014 | 2:27 pm

    When Gabe Baskin was preparing for his bar mitzvah, he wanted to find a community service project that would tie into his Torah portion of Re’eh, meaning, “to see.”

    “So I thought there is no better way than helping others see,” said Baskin, now 17.

    He reached out to Guide Dogs...

  • Students win Diller prize

    July 19, 2011 | 5:22 pm

    When Daniel Sobajian transitioned from Jewish day school to public school, he saw that students were missing something — school supplies. Distraught, Sobajian made it his mission to solve this problem for L.A. public school students. This month, Sobajian was awarded the annual...