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May 13, 1999 | 8:00 pmHe was a boy from the Bronx, born below the Third Avenue El. She was a girl from Brooklyn, born near the famed "Tree Grown in Brooklyn." Both had immigrant, working-class parents who initially opposed their marriage.
February 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm
When leaders from 119 North American Jewish federations met here this week, they did not make any earth-shattering decisions or vote on anything binding.
Instead, they did what many involved described as even more revolutionary: They listened to each other, building trust and...
January 28, 1999 | 7:00 pm
David Wilstein is among the breed of men who built and shaped the postwar Jewish community in Los Angeles. He migrated from the East Coast as a young man, made a great deal of money, and then poured much of his energy and business savvy into the welfare of the community as well as...
October 15, 1998 | 8:00 pm
What do you give the country that has everything?The thousands of children in Jewish day and Hebrew schools throughout Los Angeles are planning to give Israel a very special present for its 50th birthday -- an ambulance.
Over the course of the school year, children fromall day...
September 17, 1998 | 8:00 pmThe Los Angeles Times' front-page article that reported the Aug. 31 stock market plunge referred to the drop as "a financial bloodbath," then, a few sentences later, cautioned that the "tumble wasn't a crash." The following week's edition heralded the biggest one-day point gain ever,...
September 17, 1998 | 8:00 pmElderly Jews in the former Soviet Union are in a desperate situation as a result of the transition from Communism to capitalism, said Michael Schneider, executive director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Schneider, in Los Angeles last week to talk with top...
September 11, 1998 | 8:00 pm
More than $2.2 million in grants -- including $1.7million to the Israel Experience Program -- was committed by theJewish Community Foundation last month to local programs benefiting avariety of Jewish organizations.
The foundation's support for the Jewish FederationCouncil of Greater...
August 27, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Chabad returns to the air for an 18th year
The Chabad Telethon -- that unique mix of caring, sharing and good production values -- returns to the small screen this Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5 p.m. to midnight on UPN Channel 13.
July 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm
A Second Chance
By Rob Eshman, Managing Editor
After emotional appeals, a unanimous L.A. City Council vote may finally save the landmark Breed Street Shul from ruin.
The massive structure is a contractor's dream. It will need a complete seismic retrofit, new...
October 30, 1997 | 7:00 pmIn a Jewish community the size and scope of ours, it is sometimes easy to lose sight of the small acts of kindness that define our concern for justice and quality of life.
The Jewish Community Chaplaincy Program of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California provides such acts. There's...
October 23, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Mickey Weiss, everybody's favorite mensch and philanthropist, diedmore than a year ago, but his good works go on.
His most lasting monument is the Charitable Distribution Facility,which he and his wife Edna established 10 years ago. Since then, theFacility has routed millions of...
September 4, 1997 | 8:00 pmPrevious telethon guests include (from top): Ann Jillian, Mayim Bialik, William Windom, Charles Durning, Fyvush Finkel, Sid Caeser and Jan Murray. Top right, Murray, who will also co-host the show with Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin.
Left to right: Jon Voight, Tony Danza, Charles Durning...