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  • Izek Shomof is driving the Downtown L.A. revival

    By Ayala Or-el

    April 4, 2016 | 11:22 am

    Walk along Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles with Izek Shomof and you’ll likely encounter a couple of passersby waving hello. That’s because the real estate developer has become a bit of a celebrity in the area, buying and rehabilitating a number of historic buildings in the...

  • Anti-Semitism charge colors liquor license fight in City of San Fernando

    By Roberto Loiederman

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Real estate developer Sev Aszkenazy recently settled a lawsuit with the city of San Fernando over a liquor permit he was denied for a planned steak house. He said the denial was due, in part, to anti-Semitic bias.

    City Administrator Jose Pulido confirmed as much, testifying that...

  • Jack Gindi, American Jewish University philanthropist, dies at 83

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    August 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Jack Gindi, real estate developer, lawyer, philanthropist and Jewish community benefactor, died Saturday, Aug. 4, at 83, following a prolonged illness.

    Known primarily for his philanthropy with American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism), where an auditorium...