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  • Plenty of clowning around at Lag b’Omer parade

    By Kylie Ora Lobell

    May 21, 2014 | 11:37 am

    Clowns, chickens, children and thousands of Chabad Chasidim crowded West Pico Boulevard on May 18 for the Great Parade, an annual celebration of Lag b’Omer in Pico-Robertson. 

    The event, which was made up of floats from Chabad schools and synagogues around Los Angeles, local...

  • Moving and Shaking: IAC Gala, FCLA opens new playground, Daniel Jaffe honored, more

    By Ryan Torok

    March 20, 2014 | 12:01 pm

    The Israeli American Council (IAC) honored Miriam and Isaac Shepher at its sixth annual gala. The March 9 event, which took place at the Beverly Hilton hotel, raised about $2.5 million for the organization.

    The Shephers, pro-Israel philanthropists and the founders of Life Alert,...

  • Los Angeles playground will offer fun for everyone

    August 1, 2013 | 10:26 am

    Every day at Friendship Circle Los Angeles is supposed to be fun, but July 21 was full of more smiles than usual during the groundbreaking of My Backyard, a playground for children of all abilities.

    The $255,000 project — much if not all of which planners expect to be completed...