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  • Moving and Shaking: Milken Jewish Educator Awards and USCJ conference

    By Ryan Torok

    October 24, 2013 | 3:19 pm

    Osnat Bernstein of Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School was one of four recipients of this year's Jewish Educator Award. Courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation.

    Four educators at area Jewish schools were awarded $15,000 Milken Jewish Educator Awards by the Milken Family...

  • Milken honors educators

    By Ryan Torok

    December 5, 2012 | 4:56 pm

    We are planting seeds — not me, but all of us.”

    With those words of hope offered to her fellow teachers, Lidia Turner, a seventh- and eighth-grade Hebrew teacher at the David Saperstein Middle School of Milken Community High School, accepted the Milken Family Foundation’s 2012...

  • Richard Sandler: A philanthropic life

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 20, 2012 | 5:00 pm

    In 2007, when philanthropist Stanley Gold was asked to become board chair of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, he knew he would need an effective partner to accomplish the reinvention of Federation he envisioned. 

    Gold met with Richard Sandler, executive vice...

  • Foundation gives teachers respect

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    December 15, 2010 | 10:16 am

    The Milken Family Foundation and BJE (Builders of Jewish Education) awarded four Jewish day school educators $15,000 prizes at their annual Jewish Educator Awards Luncheon last week, a feel-good event that brings out the Jewish community’s top brass and a wide swath of the...

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  • Milken family recognizes Jewish educators, YULA rides, ADL honors

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 29, 2008 | 5:41 pm

    The Best of L.A. -- Milken Awards for Jewish Educators

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    (From left) Lowell Milken, Milken Family Foundation chairman and co-founder; Richard Sandler, Milken Family Foundation executive vice president; honorees Dena Wolmark, Suri Nowosiolski, Malka Clement and Debra Schaffer; Dr....

  • Bush should pardon Mike Milken

    By Dean Rotbart

    December 18, 2008 | 3:38 am

    I sat alone in Michael Milken's office several years back and listened as he interrupted our conversation to take a phone call. It wasn't the first time.

    On an almost daily basis, surely no week passes without a fresh example, Milken and his colleagues personally field calls from...

  • Tragedy and Triumph Comes Alive for Teens

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    As 14-year-old Lisa Jura said goodbye to her mother at a Vienna train station in 1938, Jura’s mother spoke words that would inspire her for a lifetime: “Hold on to your music. It will be your best friend.”
    Jura didn’t imagine that these words — and how her life came to embody...

  • Briefs

    December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Milken Family Foundation Surprises Five

    "It was quite amazing because I'm not someone who is easy to surprise," said Shulamith May, an eighth-grade teacher and assistant principal of Jewish studies at Harkham Hillel Academy in Beverly Hills, remembering the moment she found out...

  • Milken Opens Vault of Jewish Music

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    July 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The Milken Family Foundation, well-known for its philanthropy to education and medical research, has announced that it will begin to issue recordings this fall from its 13-year-old music archive project, an enormous undertaking spanning more than three centuries of American Jewish...

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