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  • Fundraising the Rabbi Hier way

    By Amy Klein

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When Rabbi Marvin Hier moved to Los Angeles in 1977 to establish the Simon Wiesenthal Center, he hadn't had much experience in fundraising. But in creating the Wiesenthal Center, and subsequently the Museum of Tolerance and Yeshiva University of Los Angeles (YULA), he had to learn...
  • Circuit

    By Norma Zager

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A Sense of Israel

    The Israel Ministry booth opened with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony with Israel's top ministers and Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz. More than 100 people gathered to watch at the 75th annual United Jewish Communities General Assembly as the ministers cut the ribbon...

  • Powerful Trio; House is a Home

    By Norma Zager

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A Powerful Trio

    It was a night to acknowledge accomplished women Nov. 1, when 300 people celebrated the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) 12th annual Deborah Awards. This year's honorees, Louise Bryson of Lifetime Entertainment, Shelley Freeman of Wells Fargo Bank and Monica Lozano of...

  • Groups Pitch in With Housing, Tuition

    By Marc Ballon

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Critics have long derided Jewish federations as functionally outdated and overly bureaucratic -- the organizational equivalent of dinosaurs on the brink of irrelevance, if not extinction.

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina's devastation, though, the array of Jewish organizations...

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  • A Sporting Chanukah

    By Carin Davis

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    On the third night of Chanukah my true love gave to me, an Olympic swim cap signed by Lenny Krayzelburg, a game of Horse with the Houston Rocket's Bostjan Nachbar and a chance to be on the set of ESPN's Cold Pizza.

    Thanks to the Center for Sport and Jewish Life's online...

  • Why Aren’t Jews Giving to Jews?

    By Tom Tugend

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Eli Broad, considered by many to be the most influential, public-spirited and generous Jewish citizen of Los Angeles, estimates that he and his wife gave away $350 million last year, of which $2 million went to specifically Jewish causes.

    Broad's contributions put him and his...

  • Help—Don’t Cry

    By Rabbi Arnold Rachlis

    January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    One of the best University Synagogue tours ever was our 2000 trip to Argentina and Brazil. Both countries were physically beautiful and Jewishly fascinating, and the speakers with whom we met were unforgettable.

    Since that time, however, Argentina has been reduced to terrible...

  • A Call for Support

    By Ruth Stroud

    February 11, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Few people look forward to being asked for money. But Super Sunday, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' largest single day of fund raising each the year, is the exception.

    "It's the one time of the year when people say, 'I was waiting for your phone call,'" says David...

  • The Young Leaders

    By David Margolis

    December 10, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    Israel is on its way to becoming a back-burner issue in much of the American Jewish community. Studies show that the younger the Jew, the less connection he or she feels to what is, let's try to remember, the Jewish homeland. The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, which used...
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