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  • Party celebrates Jewish Home residents who are 100 years young

    By Leslee Komaiko

    October 5, 2016 | 2:16 pm

    You could say it was the party of the century. 

    On Sept. 22, National Centenarian Day, the Los Angeles Jewish Home in Reseda threw a birthday party unlike any other: a celebration of its residents ages 100 and older.

    And it was a bigger party than you might think — 36 women and...

  • Moving and shaking: Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny, BJE and more

    By Ryan Torok

    January 14, 2015 | 3:00 pm

    Temple Beth Am held an installation ceremony for Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny and recognized Associate Rabbi Ari Lucas on Dec. 13.

    Chorny, who was raised in San Diego, joined the staff at the La Cienega Boulevard Conservative congregation as cantor in August. She is a graduate of...

  • Molly Forrest plans the future at the Los Angeles Jewish Home

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 23, 2014 | 8:48 am

    It is just before noon at the Los Angeles Jewish Home, and Molly Forrest, president and CEO, is giving a tour of the home’s most populous campus, the Eisenberg Village in Reseda, when a silvery-haired woman in a shmatte starts roaming the hallway shouting, “Lunchtime! Everyone!...

  • Will Jews reject Donald Sterling gifts?

    April 29, 2014 | 2:36 pm

    [UPDATE, May 2] David Suissa's conversation with Donald Sterling

    Recent comments attributed to Donald Sterling, the Jewish owner of the Los Angeles Clippers who was banned for life from the league by the NBA's commissioner on April 29, have been denounced as racist by numerous...

  • Jewish Home to launch Westside campus

    April 2, 2014 | 1:08 pm

    After years of planning to open a senior housing facility on the city’s Westside, the Los Angeles Jewish Home will break ground April 6 on the long-awaited campus. 

    The ceremony will mark the official launch of the Jewish Home’s project to build the Gonda Healthy Aging Westside...

  • HEALTH CARE DECISION — Jews react: Los Angeles Jewish Home CEO & President

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 28, 2012 | 1:36 pm

    Molly Forrest, CEO and president of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, had surgery to alleviate arthritis in her neck in December 2010.

    Stuck in bed for 35 days, she read the entire Affordable Care Act – all 2,080 pages of it. She has since read it again so she knows it well, and she...

  • Turning 100: Los Angeles Jewish Home has ambitious growth plans

    By Ryan E. Smith

    September 14, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    There are nearly 500 people waiting for a bed at L.A.’s largest senior living facility, the Los Angeles Jewish Home. Waiting, in many cases, for someone to die.

    “It’s very depressing,” said Marlene Markheim, 80, of Encino. “We know that there’s a waiting list, and when a...

  • Great Sex at 100?  Who Knew?  Happy Valentine’s Day [VIDEO]

    By Ilana Angel

    February 13, 2011 | 3:18 pm

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s easy for a single gal to feel a little sad. It’s the day of love, and even though my life is full of people that I love, and who love me, the one thing that will be missing from Valentine’s Day is sex.  According to countless medical...