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  • Unlikely Heroes

    By Joy Bennett

    September 25, 2013 | 8:46 am

    General view of Unlikely Heroes Justice Ball, Los Angeles, CA September 24, 2013, photo by Joy Bennett

    Last night I was invited to the Justice Ball at Boulevard3 on Sunset Boulevard to benefit the international anti-human trafficking organization Unlikely Heroes.  This...

  • June 30 - July 6

    By Ryan Torok

    June 27, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    SAT | JUNE 30


    When Jewish sisters Selma and Jenny agree to discuss their Holocaust experiences with the younger generation of Osnabrück, the German city of their youth, they’re flooded by emotions and memories. Back home in Paris, the 80-something sisters open up about...

  • Bet Tzedek Has a Ball With Rapper Nelly

    By Ryan Torok

    July 8, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Surrounded by dancing bodies, a 20-something took off his shirt and waved it around his head, bare-chested, simply following the instructions of hip-hop artist Nelly, the performer on stage. “It’s getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes,” Nelly sang, the lyrics from...

  • Daphna Ziman praised, Justice Ball raises big bucks for Bet Tzedek

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 31, 2008 | 12:52 am

    Ziman Praised for Understanding

    Back in April, Daphna Ziman set off a firestorm when she alleged that African American Rev. Eric P. Lee made anti-Semitic comments at an event in which she was being honored for charity work. In the ensuing months, national newspapers picked up the...

  • Calendar Girls Picks and Clicks July 19-25: Psychedelic justice, art on the sand, women on drums

    By Dikla Kadosh and Danielle Berrin

    July 18, 2008 | 4:24 pm

    SAT | JULY 19

    Their heyday was in the ‘80s, one of their biggest hits was the title song for the Molly Ringwald teen-angst flick, “Pretty in Pink,” and the British new wave band initially called themselves RKO, Radio and The Europeans before settling on The...

  • Flashback with the Violent Femmes

    By Daniella Wexler

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Violent Femmes' folk punk sound speaks to nostalgia for the indie 1980s, appearing on such Gen-X oriented soundtracks as "Reality Bites" and "Grosse Pointe Blank." And yet the Femmes' 1960s-inspired music endures today, with Gnarls Barkely covering "Gone Daddy Gone" and Wendy's...
  • Community Briefs

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Ball to Help Fund Bet Tzedek Efforts to Provide Legal Aid

    At a car wash workers' hearing before a labor commissioner last week, Bet Tzedek Legal Services client Raul Arellano described working 10-hour days soaking wet, for well under minimum wage. He recounted conditions in which...

  • Michael Aushenker

    By The Circuit

    August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    House Party

    What's green on the outside and has more than 2,000 of Los Angeles' sharpest legal minds on the inside? The Wiltern Theatre, when it became the site of Bet Tzedek Legal Services' seventh annual Justice Ball.

    Bet Tzedek -- known as the "House of Justice" -- provides free...