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  • The Broad Museum: A veiled gift to the city

    By Tom Teicholz

    September 25, 2015 | 9:58 am

    Everything about visiting The Broad, the new museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles that Eli and Edythe Broad built to house their contemporary art collection, is better than expected, better than a drive-by of the exterior leads you to believe, better than photos would...

  • Audrey Irmas will sell Twombly painting to benefit Wilshire Boulevard Temple

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 24, 2015 | 9:05 am

    Since 1990, an early Cy Twombly “blackboard” painting has hung in the living room of philanthropist Audrey Irmas’ home in Los Angeles.

    Irmas purchased the piece, “Untitled, 1968” — an 8-foot-wide canvas depicting rows of loops against a gray background — a quarter century ago for...

  • The Broad Museum’s long-awaited opening

    By Avishay Artsy

    September 8, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    For those who live and work in downtown Los Angeles, it often seemed the day would never come. For four years, construction of the new Broad museum unfolded on Grand Avenue next to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Now, finally, the scaffolding has come down and The Broad, designed by...

  • What do Eli Broad and Matt Weiner have in common? They’re for the Iran deal

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 14, 2015 | 8:46 am

    “Under negotiated terms, there’s never been a better nuclear deal created in the history of the world,” film producer Lawrence Bender declared from a beach in the Hamptons.

    Bender is one of 98 leaders from L.A.’s Jewish community, including internationally renowned architect...

  • Daily Kickoff: Jeb to visit Ramaz | Replica of Iran’s nuclear facility in Tennessee | Uber’s Hummus

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    April 22, 2015 | 5:52 am

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  • A sneak peek inside the Broad museum

    By Avishay Artsy

    February 25, 2015 | 11:49 am

    A throng of art-world insiders, media and members of the public swirled around the top-floor gallery of The Broad for a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ newest art museum ... before the art was installed. At the center of the storm, the new museum’s benefactor and namesake, Eli Broad,...

  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    February 13, 2014 | 2:55 pm

    Rabbi David Ellenson, immediate past president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), and Sue Neuman Hochberg, chair of the HUC-JIR Western Region Board of Overseers, were honored with a musical tribute at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Feb. 9.

    More than...

  • The philanthropist

    By Rob Eshman

    May 23, 2012 | 12:35 pm

    Eli Broad’s new book is called “The Art of Being Unreasonable.”

    When I met the billionaire philanthropist and civic leader at his office recently, I mentioned to him

    that in 2007 The Jewish Journal published a story on him with the headline “An ‘Unreasonable’ Man on an...

  • Broad, Tugend, Goldberg, Hillel

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 28, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    The 'Other' Broad Museum

    There are days when you're stuck in freeway traffic and wonder why you ever came to Los Angeles. And then there are the moments when you know that there is no other place in the world to live. Such a moment came on Feb. 10, after receiving a handsome...

  • LACMA gets contemporary

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 27, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    In February, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil the first phase of its renovation and expansion, including the opening of a new building devoted to contemporary art -- the Broad Contemporary Art Museum (that's Broad as in Eli and Edythe Broad, our local Medicis) or, as...
  • Eli Broad: An ‘unreasonable’ man on an urgent mission

    By Tom Tugend

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Eli Broad is Los Angeles' biggest philanthropist, Jewish or otherwise. He is also a highly unreasonable man, judging by the George Bernard Shaw quote on the first page of his foundations' annual report.

    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in...

  • L.A.‘s Ultimate Power Broker

    By Joel Kotkin

    December 11, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Eli Broad (left) is the primary moving force behind thefinancing of the downtown Disney Concert Hall designed by architectFrank Gehry, lining up corporations to drop megabucks into theproject..

    For most of this century, Los Angeles has been a city of twoelites -- one predominately...