Rhoda Weisman never figured she’d be a victim of the economic crisis that has rocked the Jewish world over the past year. After all, her specialty was identifying and nurturing the kind of leaders who would thrive in such crises; who would, in her words, “create new paradigms.”...
Baking with olive oil: Rich brownies and almond and cranberry cookies
Jewish day schools in two US cities receive threatening phone calls
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Nevada’s Democratic caucus conflicts with Shabbat
UNESCO recognizes Israel’s Aleppo Codex in registry of world treasures
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They say a good mensch is hard to find. Without the Professional Leaders Project (PLP), the Los Angeles Jewish community might never have met mensches like Gabe Halimi and Ari Moss (“L.A.’s Top Ten Mensches,” The Jewish Journal, Dec. 31). Or innovators like Elishia Shokrian...
December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pmDuring the opening session for the Professional Leaders Project (PLP), a conference for young Jewish leaders, a man delivered inspirations via PowerPoint, asking us to consider the one "moment" that inspired us to connect to Jewish projects and commit to the Jewish professional...
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmWe gave them melting ice caps, outsourcing and global terrorism. They're giving us -- energy and optimism?
If the group of Gen Y-ers -- also known as Millenials or NextGens or iGens -- who gathered for a Jewish leadership conference in Santa Monica last week are any indication, it...
November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmGeneration Next
By the end of the Professional Leaders Project gathering in Santa Monica, I walked away with three things: a stack of business cards, some good stories and a condom from KinkyJews.com in a package that featured an Israeli flag on the front and an off-color, yet...