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  • Etta Israel Campers Learn Skills for Life

    By Julie G Fax

    August 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Mark Worland -- six-foot-something, dressed in tight black and skinhead bald -- grabs Navid by the arm.

    "Come with me!" he barks.

    "No!" screams Navid, barely 5-feet tall.

    Navid throws himself on his back, locks the bottom of his feet to Worland's knees, and shields his face and head...

  • Rescuing Dollars for Seniors, Immigrants

    By Marc Ballon

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    With many health care programs threatened because of cutbacks in government funding, Jessica Toledano and other members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' advocacy arm have redoubled their work on behalf of the elderly, immigrants and other vulnerable groups. In at...

  • Agencies’ Funding Cuts Hurts Assistance for Southland Poor

    By Marc Ballon

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Like their clients, several local Jewish agencies that serve the poor are struggling mightily.

    Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) and other Jewish nonprofits have recently lost millions in government funding at a time when demand for their services has skyrocketed. That has strained...

  • Not Only on Sunday

    By Marc Ballon

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Bailey Silverman and Rebecca Namm are in many ways typical teenagers. The best friends like to go to the mall, hang out with pals and talk on the phone.

    But come Super Sunday, Feb. 22, the two Milken Community High School juniors will undertake the very adult mission of raising...

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