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  • Moving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more

    By Ryan Torok

    March 31, 2016 | 9:20 am

    The ninth annual Beverly Hills Purim Ball, a benefit for Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (TEBH) held March 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, honored Bunni and Murray Fischer with the Humanitarian Award, Steve Ghysels with the Community Spirit Award, and Israel Consul General in Los...

  • Moving and shaking: Los Angeles Jewish Home gala, Israel Cancer Research Fund and more

    By Ryan Torok

    January 8, 2016 | 9:17 am

    “Celebration of Life: Reflections 2015,” a Los Angeles Jewish Home gala on Nov. 8, honored Molly Forrest, the Home’s CEO and president, for her 20 years of leadership and service. She was presented with the Visionary Award by Valley Beth Shalom Senior Rabbi Ed Feinstein during the...

  • Moving and shaking: Early Childhood Center, JVS, AFOBIS and more

    By Ryan Torok

    September 16, 2015 | 2:28 pm

    Burbank Mayor Bob Frutos participated in the Aug. 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of the Harry Rubinfeld Jewish Education Center, an expansion of the Early Childhood Center (ECC) at Burbank Temple Emanu El. 

    He was joined at the event by Rabbi John Carrier...

  • Harvey Weinstein urges Jews in the fight against anti-Semitism

    March 26, 2015 | 9:59 am

    Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein urged Jews in the fight against anti-Semitism to “stand up and kick these guys in the ass.”

    On Tuesday night, the famously combative Weinstein made his remarks at a gala dinner given by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, where he was...

  • Charles Bronfman: The most wonderful gift I’ve ever received

    September 19, 2014 | 2:05 pm

    Ten years ago, my children Ellen and Stephen, and their spouses Andrew Hauptman and Claudine Blondin Bronfman, gave me the most unbelievable gift.

    They founded and endowed The Charles Bronfman Prize, which annually recognizes a humanitarian under the age of 50 who is changing the...

  • The Circuit: ADL honors NBC Univeral Chair Jeff Gaspin

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 10, 2010 | 7:38 am

    The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) honored NBC Universal Chair Jeff Gaspin with its Humanitarian Award during the Entertainment Industry Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Oct. 7. “America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel served as emcee, and “Chuck” star Zachary Levi...

  • Schulweis selected for L.A. County humanitarian award

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 1, 2008 | 10:23 pm

    Rabbi Harold Schulweis of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino will be honored Oct. 23 with the John Allen Buggs Humanitarian Award, given out annually by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations.

    Schulweis, who will receive the prize during the John Anson Ford Human Relations...

  • Mrs. Judy: Rescuer of the Syrian Jews

    By Andrea Adelson

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    For 28 years, Canadian Judith Feld Carr ran a clandestine rescue network that spirited most of Syria's Jews from captivity. Her little-known heroic feat rivals that of celebrated Holocaust saviors such as Oskar Schindler.

    The final family arrived in New York in the early...