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  • Moving and shaking

    By Ryan Torok

    August 20, 2014 | 2:33 pm

    Jewish education organization ORT America has appointed Igal Zaidenstein, an attorney, veteran fundraising executive and resident of Los Angeles, as the director of its West Coast region. 

    “I am excited to be taking the helm of this extraordinary organization with its long...

  • Moving and Shaking: Carl Reiner and Phil Rosenthal at the L.A. Jewish Film Festival

    By Ryan Torok

    May 7, 2014 | 5:04 pm

    The Saban Theatre was filled with laughter as legendary comedian/director/producer Carl Reiner and writer/producer Phil Rosenthal (“Everybody Loves Raymond”) participated in a free-flowing conversation about life, comedy and everything in between as part of the Los Angeles Jewish...

  • Jon Voight — Chabadnik at heart

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 21, 2013 | 4:49 pm

    On a recent afternoon at Lenny’s Deli in Westwood, Jon Voight reached into a black satchel and pulled out a well-worn copy of Paul Johnson’s “A History of the Jews,” then began reading aloud from the text, his fingers carefully tracing the words. Looking professorial, he glanced up...

  • A Jew tours for Mitt Romney

    By Dennis Prager

    November 1, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    I spent last week speaking to thousands of Romney supporters in four “battleground” states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Virginia. I traveled with my Salem Radio Network colleagues Hugh Hewitt and Michael Medved and the actor Jon Voight, one of the few Hollywood stars who is a...

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  • 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...

  • Voight calls Time magazine anti-Semitic

    September 15, 2010 | 11:06 am

    Actor Jon Voight called Time magazine’s Sept. 13 cover story anti-Semitic.

    Voight, in an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Huckabee,” slammed the story titled “Why Israel Doesn’t Care About Peace.”

    “This is anti-Semitism. Who are these anti-Semites who are running Time magazine?” he...

  • Top Ten Celebrity Moments:  Chabad Telethon

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 26, 2010 | 7:05 pm

    What do Robin Williams, Adam Sandler, James Caan, Martin Sheen, Adam Lambert, Sammy Davis, Jr., Al Gore, Jerry Lewis and Bob Saget have in common – besides show business?  Each has appeared on the Chabad “To Life!” Telethon, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary show on...

  • Backstage with Jon Voight at Chabad Telethon ‘99

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Backstage at Chabad Telethon '99, Jon Voight was like the Beatles song -- "Here, There and Everywhere." One moment, the erstwhile "Midnight Cowboy" was huddling in a corner with a telethon point person, putting last-minute touches on a speech. Moments later, he was hovering around...
  • Chabad 1999: Here, There and Everywhere

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 2, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Backstage at Chabad Telethon '99, Jon Voight was like the Beatles song -- "Here, There and Everywhere." One moment, the erstwhile "Midnight Cowboy" was huddling in a corner with a telethon point person, putting last-minute touches on a speech. Moments later, he was hovering around...
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