Solly Hess, West Coast regional director of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), was looking for ways to get Jewish teenagers motivated about charitable giving last summer. With the help of Brandon Lurie, a YULA Boys student and NCSY regional board member, he came up...
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Later this month, the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk will become Caesarea, the Israeli amphitheater renowned for its magical atmosphere and unparalleled performances.
On Nov. 20, approximately 6,000 concertgoers, most of them Israelis,...
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Two Jewish philanthropists were overheard disagreeing about how to give charity.
“I only support Jewish causes — the Jewish people need our help more than anyone else in the world,” Cohen said.
“But what about the tsunami in Japan, the earthquake in Haiti? What about all...
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The Orthodox Union's Our Way/National Jewish Council for Disabilities (Our Way/NJCD) is now publishing "Signs of Bar Mitzvah," a handbook for deaf and hard-of-hearing teens celebrating a bar mitzvah orally and in sign language.
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December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pmWhen Max Webb was interned at 18 different concentration camps during the Holocaust, he made a promise.
"If he survived, he would make sure he would contribute to the advancement of the Jewish people and Judaism in any way he could," said his grandson, Greg Podell, the director of...
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November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pmJewish day school officials are looking at a recent $15 million tuition-relief grant from the Baltimore-based Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation and The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore as a trend-setting move to alleviate one of the biggest challenges facing...