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  • Heads of young innovative Jewish organizations debrief L.A. Jews on their work

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 15, 2012 | 8:28 pm

    As part of their visit to Los Angeles last week, the outgoing class of Joshua Venture Fellows, all leaders of innovative Jewish organizations that are less than five years old, spent a few hours one evening talking to a group of L.A. Jews.

    At an event co-presented by Jumpstart and...

  • Beit Issie Shapiro named Israel’s most efficient non-profit

    December 26, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Beit Issie Shapiro, a special needs organization in Raanana, was recognized as Israel’s Most Efficient Non-Profit Organization.

    The efficiency monitor Midot cited Beit Issie Shapiro after it was chosen by a public committee. The award was judged according to impact on society,...

  • Forward’s salary rankings: Men got more money, better raises

    December 13, 2010 | 10:03 am

    The Forward’s second annual survey of 74 major Jewish national organizations found that in the past year, women lost ground in leadership, continued to lag behind men in pay and did not experience the same increases in salary that a majority of the men enjoyed despite these...

  • Iranian Jewish “Lev Foundation” arises from community tragedy

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 13, 2009 | 11:18 am

    On July 12, 2008 26-year-old Iranian Jewish student Daniel Levian died in a tragic car accident while riding in a car that was driven by an Iranian Jewish young man who was under the influence of alcohol. This painful incident sent shockwaves through L.A.‘s tight-knit Iranian Jewish...

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  • Old traditions, new rules

    By Rob Eshman

    October 22, 2008 | 11:09 pm

    Topic No. 1 on the Sukkot circuit this year was the economy. How bad will it get? Who's pulling their kids out of day school? Where are you putting your money? What money?

    "I have a new word for my sukkah this year," a friend said as we walked into his simple bamboo-and-muslin hut:...

  • Zucky’s and SOVA—knishes and compassion

    By Rachel Heller

    September 18, 2008 | 12:20 am

    Hy and Zucky Altman founded the SOVA food pantry program at a vacant Santa Monica bar in 1983. On opening day, the Altmans put all the food they had on the counter -- bagels, soup, canned goods -- waiting to serve the impoverished Jewish seniors they had gotten to know in the...
  • In which the writer discovers Nextbook’s new read on culture

    By Tom Tugend

    July 10, 2008 | 12:58 am

    "A man should live, if only to satisfy his curiosity."

    The Yiddish proverb, tacked to the wall of my study, came to mind when curiosity -- and the assignment to entertain my visiting young grandsons -- led me to the Nextbook festival.

    It's a personal embarrassment, or the fault of...

  • With economy faltering, nonprofits brace for recession

    By Jacob Berkman

    April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Americans continue to default on their mortgages in numbers not seen since the Great Depression. Banks continue to become more reticent about lending money. The stock market continues a herky-jerky tumble downhill.

    The finance industry is still roiling from last month's stunning...

  • Special Report

    By Howard Blume

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

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    KANCHIPURAM DISTRICT, INDIA -- The bright, clear morning of Dec. 26, 2004, would forever...

  • Giving

    By Rob Eshman

    February 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is one of our city's most successful philanthropies. Yet, nationwide, it ranks behind New York, Chicago, Detroit, the Bay Area, Philadelphia and Baltimore in the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual listing of the 400 not-for-profit...

  • Virtual Alumni

    By Julia Goldman

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    High up on the list of America's top philanthropies rank premier schools and universities: Harvard, Emory, Stanford, Columbia and Duke.

    Yeshiva University is there, too, as is Brandeis University. They are listed as No. 193 and No. 238 in this year's "Philanthropy 400" -- the roster...

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