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  • EU issues new guidelines on West Bank — but do they matter?

    July 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

    There’s been much handwringing this week about a set of new European Union directives that render Israeli projects in eastern Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and the West Bank ineligible for EU funding or grants.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued an indignant...

  • Camp Moshava receives conservation grant from Maryland

    October 17, 2011 | 5:46 pm

    Habonim Dror Camp Moshava has received $1.36 million from the state of Maryland to permanently set aside 230 acres for conservation.

    The grant, the largest of its type this year, comes through Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program and affects 85 percent of the land at Camp Moshava.

    ...
  • Hadassah awards grants to help women

    March 29, 2011 | 3:54 pm

    The Hadassah Foundation has awarded $182,000 in grants for 2011 to help women from diverse cultural groups in Israel and the American Jewish community.

    This year, due to the global economic downturn, in addition to funding programs in the fields of economic security for low-income...

  • Jewish fund calls for grant proposals

    By Ryan Torok

    February 22, 2011 | 6:38 pm

    The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund of Los Angeles (JVPF), in collaboration with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, is currently seeking grant proposals. Any local, national and Israel-based Jewish nonprofit can submit a request for funds.

    Grant proposals are due by 5...

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  • State Dept. awards $770,000 to push diversity in Israel

    November 30, 2010 | 12:35 pm

    The U.S. State Department has given $770,000 in grants to Merchavim, an Israeli NGO promoting diversity and shared citizenship in Israel.

    Most of the grant, some $750,000, will go to expand the collaboration between Merchavim and the American nonprofit Sesame Workshop, producer of...

  • Camarillo Chabad awarded $635,000 to fight drug abuse

    November 10, 2010 | 10:04 am

    Chabad of Camarillo, located just outside the planned senior community of Leisure Village, is receiving a federal grant of $625,000 to prevent teen drug abuse in Ventura County. It will also receive $10,000 in county funds to focus specifically on prescription drug abuse.

    Rabbi...

  • Camarillo Chabad awarded $625,000 to fight drug abuse

    October 20, 2010 | 10:34 am

    Chabad of Camarillo, located just outside the planned senior community of Leisure Village, is receiving a federal grant of $625,000 to prevent teen drug abuse in Ventura County. It will also be receiving $10,000 in county funds to focus specifically on prescription drug abuse.

    Rabbi...

  • L.A. Receives Emergency Grant, Sinai Head Appointed, Composer Wins Soup Contest

    March 18, 2009 | 5:09 am

    L.A. Receives Emergency Grant to Pay for Jewish Education

    Five communities, including Los Angeles, will split an $11 million emergency grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation for day school and Jewish camp tuition assistance over the next two years. The San Francisco-based foundation...

  • Federation drops security grants for shuls; Farmar shoots, scores for Chabad

    September 17, 2008 | 10:00 pm

    Federation Drops Grants to Provide Security for High Holy Days at Small Synagogues

    In 2006, in the wake of Israel's war with Hezbollah, Jewish communities throughout the Diaspora were on edge. A lone gunman had already killed one and wounded five at a Seattle Jewish center, and many...

  • Congress OKs bill barring military chaplains from mentioning Jesus in official prayers

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Congress OKs bill barring military chaplains from mentioning Jesus in official prayers
     
    The U.S. Congress rescinded language in Pentagon orders that allowed military chaplains to mention Jesus in official prayers. Controversy over including similar language in the Defense...
  • Community Briefs

    April 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Holocaust Memorial Rites at Pan Pacific Park Draw 2,000

    Although their numbers are thinning with age, Shoah survivors comprised most of the audience of about 2,000 at the annual Holocaust remembrance service Sunday at Pan Pacific Park in the Fairfax district.

    Hungarian survivor Eva...

  • A Case for Pasadena

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    September 8, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Most people are surprised, even flabbergasted, to learn that there is a sizeable Jewish community in Pasadena, one that has been here for well over a century.

    I grew up in the San Fernando Valley, and I had never been to Pasadena. I knew little about it -- mostly that the Rose Parade...

  • The Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Dollars for Access

    The Jewish Community Foundation awarded a $7,500 grant to the Access Center of OPCC (formerly the Ocean Park Community Center). The money will be dedicated to maintaining the project's critical core programs to assist homeless youth, adults and families. The...

  • Foundations Try to Stop a Jewish Killer

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Imagine a disease that strips a child of the routine autonomic and sensory abilities that we take for granted. A disease that affects a child's nervous system to such a degree that he or she cannot feel pain or produce tears, even when seriously wounded. The child becomes plagued...

  • Hadassah Encourages Women to ‘Check Out’ Program

    By Journal Staff

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Janine McMillion was 29 when she married, entered her third year of law school and was diagnosed with breast cancer. Today, the Huntington Beach resident is an employment lawyer, whose survival story was the centerpiece of "Check It Out," an early-detection program for youth put on...

  • Community Briefs

    December 19, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Spielberg Donates $1 Million to Aid Israel

    Producer-director Steven Spielberg pledged $1 million to aid Israeli terrorism victims and has named five Israeli and U.S. organizations as the initial recipients of the grant. Spielberg's Righteous Persons Foundation cited the...

  • UCLA Wins Grant

    By Tom Tugend

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The Center for Jewish Studies at UCLA, only seven years old, has received one of academe's highest recognitions, a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the study of Jewish Civilizations. It is the only one this year awarded for Jewish...

  • Espresso and Expression

    By Mike Levy

    May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    For most of the poets and essayists at Lulu's Beehive coffeehouse on Wed., May 16, this was their first public reading of their work. But every one of the readers was already a published author, thanks to Ohmanut, a new Jewish student arts magazine published by Hillel at Pierce and...

  • Rouss Resigns

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    March 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Wanted: Administrator to lead one of the largest Jewish agencies in Los Angeles. Must be able to handle national crises, raise vast sums of money and please people aged 3-103, from Conejo Valley to Venice Beach.

    Staff and lay leaders for the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los...

  • Greenlighting the Future of Jewish L.A.

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Lynne Sturt Weintraub had a problem. It involved what she prefers to call the "chronologically gifted" members of Temple Beth Zion, where she is co-president.

    "Unfortunately they're on fixed incomes," says Weintraub. Unable to drive, and with most of their money going to food and...

  • Teaching Skills

    By Ruth Stroud

    October 1, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Fifteen years ago, when he was 16, Sandra Lanza's son Mark, received his first job through Jewish Vocational Service. It was a summer position he landed with the help of a program then called "Project Gelt." Now his mother is following Mark's example and seeking help at JVS as well....