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  • Renee Firestone: From Auschwitz to LACMA

    By Julie Bien

    September 3, 2015 | 9:05 am

    Former fashion designer Renee Firestone will never forget how devastated she was when she walked into her Washington Boulevard shop one morning in 1961, just three days before her first fashion show in Los Angeles.

    The night before, she recalled, “We had just finished the line. I...

  • Surviving survival: Living life after genocide

    April 23, 2014 | 9:57 am

    April brings many moments for reflection and sorrow. On April 24, 1915, the Armenian Genocide began; the massacres in the killing fields of Cambodia began on April 17, 1975; and on April 7, 1994, the genocide in Rwanda exploded with ferocity that would last for 100 days. Yom...

  • ‘Golda’s Girls’ inspire, Riva’s 100th birthday, Maimonides in Manhattan

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    'Golda' Girls

    To honor the spirit of Israel's most famous female, the Four Seasons Hotel rolled out the red carpet on May 3 for this year's Golda Meir Luncheon, sponsored by the Women's Division of State of Israel Bonds. Exemplifying the "Three Faces of Golda" were honorees Judy...