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  • Area teens’ impactful outreach rewarded with Tikkun Olam awards

    By Lakshna Mehta

    July 13, 2016 | 3:30 pm

    After witnessing the change made possible by an alternative court program for juvenile delinquents, teenager Michael Mottahedeh became a changemaker himself.

    “I saw how it transformed the lives of at-risk youth, and that inspired me,” he said. “I hope to foster a society where we...

  • Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards recognizes 15 U.S. teens for leadership

    July 3, 2014 | 1:51 pm

    Fifteen U.S. teens were recognized for their volunteerism with Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

    Each will receive an honorarium of $36,000 from the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and...

  • Nomination deadline for tikkun olam award approaching

    By Ryan Torok

    January 10, 2014 | 4:39 pm

    Social-justice minded Jewish teens take heed. The Helen Diller Family Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its 2014 Diller Tikkun Olam Award, which is presented to 13- to 19-year-olds who have exhibited passion and leadership in tikkun olam.

    “Teens have a special...

  • Three L.A. teens win Tikkun Olam awards

    July 19, 2012 | 2:40 pm

    Three Los Angeles-area teens each were awarded $36,000 grants from The Helen Diller Family Foundation as part of the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

    The awards, now in their sixth year, are given annually to five Jewish 13- to 19-year-olds in California with extraordinary...