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  • 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...

  • Fund assists Israeli cancer researchers

    By Dina Kraft

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    If mapping the human genome was the seminal biological work of the 20th century, then learning how to "read" those genes will define this century, said one of Israel's top cancer researchers as he tinkers in his lab surrounded by tiny plastic tubes of DNA.

    "What is really important...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Research and Rescue

    If you yell "action" for a living in Hollywood, you have no doubt visited the Beverly Hills Hotel. But if it's "Women of Action" you want, then the Beverly Hills Hotel would once again be your destination. The home of the Polo Lounge welcomed Israel Cancer...

  • Next Generation

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Support Israel via Monte Carlo, here in Los Angeles.

    That's the gist of next week's casino-themed evening that will officially launch Visions -- The Next Generation, the newly assembled under-40 division of Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF).

    ICRF is one of many Jewish...

  • Wonder Women

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Last year Hollywood unleashed woman of action Erin Brockovich, and won the Academy Award for its star, Julia Roberts.

    Next month, the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) will honor the real Brockovich at the Sixth Annual Women of Action 2001 luncheon banquet on Aug. 8. Brockovich's...