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  • Israeli American Council plans Los Angeles facility

    January 11, 2016 | 3:43 pm

    The Israeli American Council plans to create a major hub for Israeli-Americans and American Jews in Los Angeles.

    At an event Sunday at the group’s Shepher Community Center, the council announced plans to build an office building on an existing structure for Israeli cultural...

  • The Israeli couple behind the Life Alert bracelet

    By Ayala Or-el

    August 13, 2014 | 11:26 am

    Unlike many Israelis who immigrated to the United States with dreams of making it big, Miri Shepher never wanted to leave her beloved homeland. The day before she left, she composed an eight-page letter apologizing to the family that looked after her on the kibbutz where she was...

  • Briefs: Shalom to ‘Shalom L.A;’ Israeli gymnast visits; Shaliach for Tehrangeles

    January 10, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    L.A. Israeli Newspaper Closes Shop

    Shalom L.A., the Hebrew-language newsweekly that catered to Los Angeles' large Israeli community, ceased production last month after 19 years. The paper had been largely subsidized by its owners, Isaac and Miri Shepher, until they transferred...