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  • Shirley Levine, education icon, dies at 80

    By Ryan Torok

    January 12, 2012 | 6:52 pm

    Shirley Levine, a leader in Jewish education who founded Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge, the first non-denominational Jewish community day school in Los Angeles, died on Jan. 9. She was 80. 

    “She was an incredible visionary and the impact she had on Jewish day...

  • The passing of an educational giant: Shirley Levine / An appreciation

    January 11, 2012 | 11:23 am

    The Jewish community as well as the larger Los Angeles area has lost a giant in education in the passing this week of Shirley Levine. In an age where we debate how we gauge, appreciate and pay our educators, it is time to pause and celebrate one of the best that ever lived.