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Start talking to wealthy families about the benefits of getting kids involved in philanthropy, and they'll tell you the biggest beneficiaries are the kids -- and their families. They say even young children who get involved learn the value of money, the limits of resources...
March 25, 2004 | 6:59 pm
Need an amazing challah recipe? Want a book on Jewish history for your child's report? How about a film for the next holiday? Well, now you can order in.
The Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles (JCLLA) created @ Your Door, a service to send some of its 25,000 books and resource...
April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm
"So teach us to number our days, that we may get a heart of wisdom...." (Psalm 90:12)
Truth be told, there are no "soft issues" in medical ethics, unless by "soft" we mean the human issues, the matters of the spirit that so influence people's capacity to heal and even (as research...
December 26, 2002 | 7:00 pm
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles (JCCGLA), which last year nearly drowned amid a sea of red ink and allegations of mismanagement, wants to get out of the business of running major community centers after 60 years.
With pressures mounting to give the centers under...
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To foster a sense of community among Jewish youth in the far corners of Orange County is a difficult task, given that most resources are available exclusively at the county's Jewish Community Center in Costa Mesa.
For parents able to shlep their youngsters, the center offers an...
July 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm
According to The Jewish Federation/Valley Alliance, 43 percent of the total estimated Jewish population of the greater Los Angeles area live in the San Fernando, Conejo, Simi, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys.
The following is a partial list of Jewish organizations, schools and...
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm
While far from exhaustive, the following is a starting point to find cancer-oriented services. For more information about support groups or testing, contact your local synagogue or hospital.
Cancer411, (877) 226-7411, www.Cancer411.org
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cancer...
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmAish HaTorah: 9:30-11:10 a.m. "The Understanding Minyan," focusing on the meaning of prayers, Hebrew-reading skills and the "how- to" of the synagogue service. Saturdays. Kiddush included. 9102 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 278-8672.
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