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April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm
September 11, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Financial Institutions Waive Fees for Survivors
More than 100 of California's largest financial institutions have agreed to waive wire-transfer fees charged Holocaust survivors and their families for reparation and restitution payments from abroad.
These payments, mainly from...
November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm
In the movie "Little Nicky," Adam Sandler played the son of the devil, but for many Israeli children today Sandler is an angel.
When the Jewish actor-comedian wanted to do something to help brighten the lives of Israeli children wounded in suicide bombings, he contacted his friend...
June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm
July 22, 1999 | 8:00 pmAngelenos can sleep a little easier at night, knowing that the best non-university hospital in Southern California stands in their own backyard.
For the second year in a row, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center topped the list of non-university Southern California hospitals, according to a...
October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm
When Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announced last Monday that itplans to take over management of two smaller West Los Angeleshospitals, the headlines could easily have read, "Man Bites Dog."
In these days of brutal health-care competition, it is largefor-profit health-care conglomerates...