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  • Miss Sixty founder dies

    December 16, 2011 | 11:57 am

    Wicky Hassan, a Libyan-born Italian Jew who founded the popular Miss Sixty fashion brand, has died in Rome.

    Hassan died Friday after a four-year battle with cancer. He was 56.

    Born in Tripoli, Hassan arrived in Rome with his family in the late 1960s when thousands of Libyan Jews...

  • Stan Levy: The exact opposite of founder’s syndrome

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 8, 2011 | 7:38 pm

    Stan Levy, a lawyer with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, sat down with a journalist at the firm’s offices in West Los Angeles on a Monday afternoon earlier this month. At one point during the conversation, Levy threw out a few favorite quotations, one of which concerned the difference...

  • Obituaries

    October 13, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Meier Schimmel,
    Congregation Beth Meier Founder,
    Dies at 89

    Studio City's Rabbi Meier Schimmel died Sept. 30 at age 89, almost 47 years after he opened Congregation Beth Meier and watched it become a quiet, unassuming little staple of Jewish life in the San Fernando Valley....

  • A Search for Intellectual L.A.

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's a Friday night and an overflow crowd is jammed into the penthouse of the former May Co. store on Wilshire Boulevard -- now Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) West -- to hear a conversation between French journalist and philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy and The New Yorker's...

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  • Q & A With Andy Lipkis

    By Harry Wiland

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Andy Lipkis is founder and president of TreePeople, a nonprofit agency that has pioneered efforts at urban reforestation and creating a "sustainable city." Documentarian Harry Wiland sat with Lipkis to talk about the impact of the Southern California wildfires and our possible...

  • Restoration’s Silver Lining

    By Rachel Brand

    October 23, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Silversmith David Friedman has the unique ability to trace the origin of almost every antique that comes across his desk. "People ask me all the time, 'How did you know that? How did you know that goblet was actually made in India?'" Friedman said. "We just know from experience. We...

  • Fine Wine Pours Down From Golan

    By Nathan Chroman

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Add wine to Israel's wondrous list of accomplishments. No, it's not a miracle the Israelis make wine; after all, they and their ancestral ancients have been squeezing the grape since time immemorial. The miracle is that today's wines from the Golan Heights are world-class -- capable...

  • Community Scholar

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Driven by a personal desire for intellectual growth, Arie Katz set out last year to attract to Orange County the sort of eminent Jewish scholars that few synagogues can afford to woo on their own.

    With little more than his own chutzpah and considerable networking skills, the Newport...

  • Tuning In

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As founder and chair of Westwood One, the biggest

    radio network in the country, Norman J. Pattiz has an impact on what's carried over the airwaves in the United States and beyond. Now that he is a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, he has an even greater voice in...

  • Honoring Dedication

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Shirley Levine is a woman with many admirers. She was the founding principal of both Abraham Joshua Heschel Day Schools in Northridge and Agoura and has been dedicated to their success for more than 25 years. Just speak with one of the many parents whose children attend one of the...

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