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  • L.A. Museum of the Holocaust seeks new executive director

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 12, 2012 | 2:49 pm

    The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH), which moved into a new $20 million building in 2010, is seeking a new executive director. 

    According to LAMOTH board chair E. Randol Schoenberg, the board decided at a meeting on Dec. 2 not to renew the contract of its current...

  • Briefs: Museum of Holocaust names new director, Iranians fast for accident victims

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Museum of Holocaust names new director

    Rachel Jagoda Lithgow, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust executive director, announced last week that she will step down from the post she's held for five years in advance of a move to Chicago. Mark Rothman, Holocaust services advocate at...

  • Esther Netter: A One-Woman Dynamo

    By Marc Ballon

    June 3, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Time is running out for Esther Netter. On June 6, the Zimmer Children's Museum will unveil its most ambitious art exhibit in its 14-year history to an expected sellout crowd of 300. As if that wasn't enough, the Zimmer's executive director must simultaneously ready her organization...

  • Q & A With Paul Castro

    By Marc Ballon

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Paul S. Castro, executive director of Jewish Family Service (JFS), has spent his career working on behalf of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised. The 22-year JFS veteran, who became chief executive in 2000, has watched the agency grow exponentially over the past couple decades....

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  • A One-Woman Picket Line

    By Tom Tugend

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The photo shows an African American woman on the picket line with striking supermarket workers, a portable microphone in one hand and the other holding a placard proclaiming in large letters, "Jewish Labor Committee."

    The woman is Cookie Lommel, and she is the new executive director...

  • Loco for Local Art

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    In January, the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) ended its international search for an executive director and picked an Angeleno: UCLA professor Peter Tokofsky.

    What sold CAFAM on Tokofsky was his suggestion that the museum buck the tradition of looking outward to...

  • Eulogies:Jonathan “J.J.” Greenberg

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Jonathan "J.J." Greenberg, the executive director of the Jewish Life Network, died Saturday in Israel after his bicycle was struck by a car a day earlier. The son of prominent Orthodox leaders Rabbi Irving (Yitz) and Blu Greenberg, Greenberg, 36, was also a founder of Makor, a Jewish...

  • Too Big to Ignore

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It was the first cool night in the midst of a heat wave and Rosalie Zalis, executive director of Winnick Family Foundation and former liaison to the Jewish community for ex-Gov. Pete Wilson, was preaching to the masses.

    "You should get involved with a political action committee," the...

  • A Place to Call Home

    By  Orit Arfa

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    On his first day of work in 1985 as executive director of the Hillel Foundation at the University of California at Santa Barbara, Rabbi Stephen Cohen received a telling welcome.

    Cohen, a former New Yorker, stepped off the plane and took a cab straight to the University Religion...