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  • Israeli-American leaders gather at third ILC gala

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 23, 2011 | 12:25 pm

    “A strong Israeli-American community makes Israel stronger,” Gabi Ashkenazi, the recently retired chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), told the crowd gathered for the third annual Israeli Leadership Council (ILC) Gala on March 20.

    In the ILC’s nearly five-year...

  • 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...

  • Glass ceiling

    By Shifra Bronznick

    April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Can we talk about gender? Again? Or maybe not.

    We have been having a conversation in the Jewish community about gender for more than three decades.

    During that time there have been some remarkable changes: the ordination of women rabbis, the proliferation of egalitarian prayer...

  • Toward a better Federation

    By Stanley Gold

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    I recently accepted the chairmanship of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Although I did so somewhat reluctantly, I accepted this new responsibility because I believe that without a healthy revitalized Federation, Jewish life in Los Angeles will suffer.

    It is no secret...

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  • Jewish groups change tack on Supreme Court cases

    By Ron Kampeas

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With hot-button domestic issues not expected to play a major role in the new U.S. Supreme Court session, Jewish groups are entering the fray over the right of judicial review for foreign detainees.

    Several Jewish organizations have filed a joint friend-of-the-court brief in...

  • Daze of Awe

    By David Suissa

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    After two days of talking marketing with Jewish organizations, I've come to appreciate that marketing is not a very Jewish idea. Think about it. Marketing is all spin and presentation. What did we, the Jews, do at our first great marketing opportunity?

    The year was 70 C.E. The center...

  • Bishop Helps Save Silver Lake JCC

    By Marc Ballon

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    In the end, it wasn’t a Jewish organization that saved a valuable Jewish community center, but a forward-thinking Christian cleric.
    Bishop J. Jon Bruno, head of Los Angeles’ Episcopal Diocese, has stepped in with the money needed to rescue the Silverlake Independent Jewish...

  • MTV’s Yadda Yadda sisterhood

    By Lisa Keys

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Omigod, it's, like, the story of the summer. It all started in April, during the spring quarter at UC Davis. The scene is a rush event for the fledgling Jewish sorority Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi. A heretofore unknown presence on campus, the 4-year-old, 35-member sorority had adopted a...

  • Intermarriage:

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    In September, vice presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman came under fire from many Jewish organizations for telling a radio talk show host that there is no Jewish prohibition against intermarriage.But according to a survey released this week, Lieberman's comments reflect the...

  • Centennial Celebration

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Before there was Vista Del Mar Child Care, the Jewish Home for the Aging, or the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles -- there was B'nai B'rith International. And what the aforementioned institutions have in common with the world's largest Jewish organization is that they...