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  • Shimon Erem, 90, devoted life to Israel

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 29, 2012 | 2:09 pm

    Shimon Erem, who fought for Israel in four wars and was recognized as the “patriarch” of the Israeli community in Los Angeles, died Sunday (May 27) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a prolonged struggle with cancer. He was 90 years old.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday...

  • Low down on the high rise

    By Norma Zager

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Low Down on High Rises

    Songwriter Hal David hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the L.A. launch of "High Rise Low Down" by Denise LeFrak Calicchio, Eunice David and Kathryn Livingston at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel.

    The book gives an inside look at the secrets of New...

  • A Man of Honor

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    To say that Shimon Erem deserves to receive the Distinguished Community Service Award from the Council of Israeli Community (CIC) for his work on behalf of Israel seems, upon meeting him, like an understatement. This man has not just worked for but literally fought for, lobbied on...