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  • Letters to the Editor: Israel Festival, Etta Israel, Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    May 17, 2011 | 6:00 pm

    Israel Independence Day Fest Is Loved, Missed by Many

    I was very moved and touched by Rob Eshman’s editorial last week (“I Miss Us,” May 13). I was born and raised in Los Angeles and, other than my years in Israel or New York, I spent every single Yom HaAtzmaut at a community...

  • Etta Israel expands programs

    April 20, 2011 | 4:13 pm

    By the time they hit 18, most kids are anxious to get out into the real world. Headed to college, to travel or into a career, they’re ready to test the waters of adulthood.

    But for kids with special needs, the transition from home to independent living isn’t always easy. And...

  • Etta Israel continues support of L.A.‘s Iranian Jews with special needs

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 11, 2010 | 12:05 pm

    Last year I had the honor of interviewing Manijeh Nehorai as one of the L.A. Jewish Journal’s annual mensches for her work to support Iranian Jewish children with special needs. Nehorai is a remarkably giving local Iranian Jewish social worker and volunteer of the Etta Israel...

  • Etta Israel Center Lauds Volunteers

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    April 20, 2010 | 7:26 pm

    The Etta Israel Center honored three young volunteers for their work in helping students with special needs. The Jan. 9 gala at the California Science Center recognized Esther Levine, Daniel Schwartz and
    Rita Miller Statman for the time they’ve put in as one-on-one counselors at...

  • Jacob’s Ladders

    By David Suissa

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Every neighborhood has its gathering places.

    In my neighborhood, you'll find one if you head west on Pico Boulevard from Robertson Boulevard, past the ethnic aromas of the "center" hood and into the kosher Ice Blended Mochas of the "west" hood, where, right next to an Office...