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  • A view from age 90

    August 19, 2015 | 2:18 pm

    I recently had my 90th birthday, and from this elderly perch there are some observations I want to share on the most important lessons I have learned about living a full and gratifying life.

    I have tried to live by three rules:

    • Live life as an adventure.

    • Live with...

  • Federation’s letter against Iran deal brings community’s divide to the surface

    By Jared Sichel

    July 30, 2015 | 9:54 am

    A recent community-wide email from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles opposing the Iranian nuclear deal has been met with strong — and opposing — reactions.

    “I was outraged by it,” said Rabbi John Rosove, senior rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood and a supporter of the...

  • We support the Iran Deal

    July 29, 2015 | 9:18 am

    For more than a decade, we’ve been told that an Iran with nuclear weapons would pose not only a grave threat to Israel, but an imminent threat to Israel’s existence. For this reason, for more than a decade we’ve been pressing U.S. presidents and Congress to take action to address...

  • Self Esteem

    By Dennis Prager

    February 27, 2013 | 2:55 pm

    I will use my old friend Richard Gunther’s accompanying letter as a jumping-off point for a discussion of the self-esteem movement.

    First to some specifics in his letter, which can be read in full on page 7.

    “True self-esteem comes from a personal recognition of a job well done...

  • Philosophy of a Philanthropist

    By Rachel Brand

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On the wall of philanthropist and humanitarian Richard Gunther's office hangs a photo of a man triumphantly standing atop a Western Nepal mountain peak.

    While Gunther is not the man in the picture, he is the photographer, and the photo perhaps symbolizes his view of the world....