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  • BBYO teens on front lines of the last survivor generation

    1 week ago

    Michele Rodri was 7 years old when a pair of Nazi storm troopers plucked her out of a game of hopscotch outside her Paris home. 

    Telling her story to a group of Southern California teens at Shabbat dinner on the evening of Nov. 6, Rodri lifted her plastic plate to demonstrate the...

  • Moving and shaking: Helen Mirren at the IFF; LAMOTH gala; Frank Gehry is honored and more

    By Ryan Torok

    3 weeks ago

    The opening night of the 29th Israel Film Festival (IFF) drew nearly 2,000 people to the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills for a star-studded gathering of Hollywood celebrities and Jewish community leaders.

    Honorees at the Oct. 28 event — which included a gala and a premiere film...

  • Moving and Shaking: Samara Hutman names LAMOTH executive director, BJE supports schools

    By Ryan Torok

    October 4, 2013 | 12:57 pm

    Samara Hutman, the new executive director of the L.A. Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH). Photo courtesy of LAMOTH.

    The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) has appointed Samara Hutman as its new executive director. Hutman comes to the museum from the organization...

  • Bar mitzvah honors child Holocaust victim

    By Ryan Torok

    August 22, 2012 | 4:54 pm

    “I’m just one of more than 18,000 young people in over 750 congregations worldwide becoming a keeper of the flame of memory in the first post-survivor generation,” Trevor Goodman announced from the bimah during his bar mitzvah speech, referring to his involvement with Remember...