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  • College scholarships and aid money are out there, if you know where to look

    By Lakshna Mehta

    September 8, 2016 | 3:18 pm

    College is expensive, whether you go to school five minutes from home or 500 miles away.

    In-state resident undergraduates living at a University of California (UC) campus this year, for example, are estimated to be paying more than $34,000 (depending on the school), according to...

  • $10,000 scholarships awarded to four local grads

    June 6, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    Four local Jewish high school graduates each have each won annual $10,000 college scholarships from the Geri and Richard Brawerman Leadership Institute.

    The fellows are Jason Block of Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Chelsea Rapoport of Flintridge Preparatory School in La...

  • Briefs: Winning essays, scholarships, tikkun olam, kosher winners, saving singers

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A $5,000 Essay Contest

    A citywide essay contest will offer students in first through 12th grade a chance to win prizes for themselves, their teachers and their schools, and see their winning work published in The Jewish Journal.

    The contest is being held in conjunction with American...

  • Class Notes: Library’s PR Prize

    By Julie G Fax

    June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    This calendar earned its dates with destiny. The 2004-2005 calendar of the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles won a spot in the American Library Association's "Best of Show" for library PR at the organization's annual conference June 26 in Chicago. The Family Calendar of events...

  • Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Light 'Em Up

    It was easy to tell when Chanukah hit this year because of the preponderance of menorahs of all shapes and sizes spreading light throughout California. On Dec. 9 in Sacramento on the steps of the Capitol, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger lit a menorah and danced the hora...

  • Happy Campers

    By Rob Eshman

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    We are driving to pick up our son from camp. He's been there three weeks, the longest stretch he's been away from us since his birth.

    In this age of e-mails and BlackBerrys and cell phones, the rule at Camp Alonim at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Simi Valley is no e-mails,...

  • Scholarship Takes No Vacation

    By Journal Report

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Two local synagogues are offering an opportunity for Jewish scholarship this summer, and a third is offering weekly Hebrew classes at all levels.

    Through the Community Scholar Program, Tustin's Congregation B'nai Israel will help host a six-day visit by a professor of Jewish history...

  • Community Briefs

    August 23, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Local Teacher's Brother Survives Sbarro's Blast

    Last week was particularly bad for local Milken Community High School teacher Etel Guy, whose brother was injured in the Aug. 9 Sbarro suicide bombing that killed 15 Jews.

    A day before he was set to begin service in the Golani...