Hillel 818 held its ninth annual dinner celebration at Valley Beth Shalom on Jan. 28, honoring professors Donald Bleich, Zev Garber and Rita R. Werner with Distinguished Educator Awards. The dinner centerpieces, filled with needed school supplies, were donated to Community Build, an organization that helps at-risk youth. Hillel 818 represents more than 8,000 Jewish students at Pierce and Los Angeles Valley colleges and CSUN.
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Three Jewish seminaries across the denominational spectrum will receive a total of $12 million to help train new Jewish educators.
The Jim Joseph Foundation announced Tuesday that it will distribute the grants over a five-year period to the Conservative movement’s Jewish...
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Last year, Deena Messinger considered leaving her job as a kindergarten teacher at Sinai Akiva Academy in Westwood to teach at a secular private school or a public school. While Sinai pays well relative to other day schools, she said, a switch would mean higher salary and better...
April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
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A group of local Jewish educators are seeking funding to start a novel adult-education academy that would grant a certificate of recognition to students who complete its requirements over three years.
The Orange County Academy of Jewish Growth and Learning is envisioned as a way to...
September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm
When Jewish educators from around the country met for a five-day institute this summer at the University of Judaism, leaders at the Whizin Institute for Jewish Family Life did the only thing they could for their daylong slot of teaching. They scrapped their usual plenaries and...
January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm
ADL Satisfies Medavoyeurs
About 60 people came to West Hollywood's Wyndham Bel Age Hotel for an evening with Mike Medavoy. The Oscar-blessed movie producer and former studio chief -- behind such hits as "Rocky," "Annie Hall," "10," "Platoon," "Philadelphia," "Hoosiers" and "Silence...
July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm
New CSUN Hillel Leader
Rabbi Jordan E. Goldson will become the director of Hillel at California State University at Northridge. Goldson, currently the director of public relations of Kiryat Shemona College of Advanced Jewish Studies in Israel, will begin his new appointment in...