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  • Brad Sherman makes Forward 50

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 12, 2012 | 11:22 pm

    Rep. Brad Sherman has been named to the Forward 50, the newspaper’s annual list of “American Jews who made the most significant impact on the news in the past year.”

    By that measure – impact on the news – there’s no question that Sherman deserves to make the list, though I’d...

  • Federation’s Sanderson one of few L.A. Jews on Forward 50 List

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 9, 2011 | 11:56 am

    Jay Sanderson, president of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, made it onto this year’s The Forward 50, an annual list of sometimes unexpected people who the judges believe most helped shape the past Jewish year. The list represents “a snapshot in time, an...

  • ‘Forward 50’ heavy on politicos; Faith groups petition Supremes re Prop. 8

    November 20, 2008 | 3:00 am

    Forward 50 Heavy on Politicos

    The Los Angelenos in this year's just-released Forward 50 list include an Orthodox rabbi who suggested that Israelis should be able to decide the fate of Jerusalem, a rabbi who led efforts to fight Proposition 8 and a Westlake School for Girls graduate...

  • Sandler, Stewart, “Mad Men” creator make Forward 50

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 18, 2008 | 5:57 am

    The “Forward 50,” a list of prominent Jewish Americans compiled by the New York Jewish weekly has featured a whopping three Jews from the film and television industries. If this is the best they could do for their 2008 culture and media set, I’d like to know what other areas are...

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  • Only a few left-coasters make ‘Forward 50’

    By Amy Klein

    November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Best-of lists are often in the eyes of the beholder. Last year, when Newsweek published America's 50 most influential rabbis, Simon Wiesenthal's Rabbi Marvin Hier was number one, with 10 other local rabbis on the list. Go figure -- since the list was the brainchild of Angelenos Jay...
  • Fifty Nifty Tribemembers

    By Gaby Friedman

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The weather may be warmer, the people more laid-back, and it may be several-thousand miles away from the larger Jewish communities of New York and Chicago, but that apparently doesn't stop Los Angeles from having a big toothy influence on national Jewish affairs.

    There are,...

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