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  • Moving and Shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    July 17, 2013 | 4:11 pm

    Irwin Field

    Former Jewish Journal publisher and board chair Irwin Field was honored by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles on June 25 with the organization’s Tocqueville Legacy Award. The honor from  the local division of the anti-poverty organization came during its 25th...

  • Man who identified Eichmann in Argentina is honored posthumously

    August 14, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    Lothar Hermann, a German Jew who advised Israel that Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was residing in Argentina, was honored.

    On Monday, Hermann was publicly recognized by Israeli representatives in Buenos Aires and the Argentinian Jewish umbrella organization DAIA. He also was...

  • Elie Wiesel honored by U.S.’ largest pro bono law firm

    By  Tom Tugend

    April 25, 2012 | 11:37 am

    Germany started its long descent into brutality and murder when the Nazi regime began to corrupt the nation’s laws, Elie Wiesel told more than a thousand guests, predominantly lawyers, on April 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

    In accepting Public Counsel’s William O. Douglas...

  • HOLY HADASSAH! France’s First Lady Honored by Women’s Group

    March 9, 2009 | 3:50 pm

    PARIS (JTA)—Singer. Model. First lady of France.

    Hadassah woman.

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was the guest of honor March 5 at a glitzy fund-raiser in Paris for Hadassah Medical Organization’s hospital in Jerusalem and its global medical aid programs.

    Standing at the podium in a...

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  • Briefs

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Bielski Wins WZO Chairmanship

    Zeev Bielski, the mayor of Ra'anana, was unanimously elected chairman of the World Zionist Organization (WZO). Bielski was elected by the Zionist General Council last Friday after World Likud withdrew its candidate, former Israeli Minister for Diaspora...

  • The Circuit

    June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Willkommen, Shalom

    Leading representatives from Germany, Israel and the local Jewish community mingled cheerfully at the Brentwood home of Lee and Larry Ramer on June 8, to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the federal republic and the...

  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday



    Disabled artists make headway today thanks to the Irene Vaksberg Salon. The hair salon-by-day becomes an art space this evening, offering a forum for work by emerging artists with disabilities. "Readings From Explore and Express" features works by blind photographer...

  • Big-Screen King’s Legacy of Generosity

    By Andrea Adelson

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Paul I. Goldenberg avoided playgrounds and sports when he was growing up because he lacked athletic prowess. He spent hours in the cool darkness of a movie house.

    In central Los Angeles of the '30s, where his parents had little money to spare, Goldenberg scrounged for pop bottles,...

  • 60th Anniversary Reunites Orphans

    By Beverly Gray

    April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When Miriam Weichelbaum and Henri Dybnis were married on March 26, 1943, their future did not look promising. Their wedding took place in wartime France, where the two young educators -- he a refugee from Russia, she from Germany -- ran a home for displaced Jewish children. Ten...

  • Live From Hillel—It’s Laraine!

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Fans of the legendary first seasons of "Saturday Night Live" remember Laraine Newman sashaying with Gilda Radner in the hilarious faux commercial for "Jewess Jeans." They recall her Barbra Streisand impression and her angry beatnik character reciting bad poetry in nasal...

  • Meet the Parents

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 4, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Tom Rothman, Fox Filmed Entertainment co-chair, honors his folks at Jewish Home for the Aging's Anniversary Gala.

    Fox Filmed Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman is beaming. The fact that his studio recently ruled the weekend box office with its Steven Spielberg-Tom Cruise...

  • Lights, Camera, Israel

    By Tom Tugend

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Los Angeles will welcome the 18th Annual Israel Film Festival this month, with 31 Israeli feature films, documentaries, TV dramas and student shorts to be screened at Laemmle's Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and at Laemmle's Town Center 5 in Encino. The festival continues in...

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