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  • Putting a question mark on Jewish earmarks

    By Matthew E. Berger

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    This year's loss of earmarks, the spending amendments lawmakers attach to larger bills, has cost Jewish federations millions of dollars, officials say. And earmark-reform proposals could present even more headaches in coming years.

    The new Democratic majority in Congress, backed by...

  • Bye-Bye Buys

    By Sophia Fischer

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the resulting weak economy and high unemployment have been affecting Los Angeles Jewish businesses in a variety of ways.

    There are no official statistics yet, but a random sampling of local businesses revealed that many have...

  • Those Who Will Suffer

    By Mike Levy

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    "The money you give gave me a mom and a dad."

    Forgive Lee Wallach if he sounds like a commercial for the organized Jewish community. Wallach says he owes his life to the Los Angeles Jewish community, and he is worried that the current economic downturn might endanger the service...

  • Federation Blues

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    With the economy caught in a downward spiral, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has joined the growing list of organizations forced to downsize.

    An as yet undetermined number of the agency's 185 employees at the 6505 headquarters and at The Federation's Valley and South...

  • JCC Board Approves Major Reform

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 21, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Leaders of the area's Jewish Community Centers proposed a series of reforms this week that they hope will reinvigorate center services and help the organization meet the demands of a far-flung and diverse Jewish population.

    The changes approved by the Jewish Community Centers of...