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  • Social service agencies facing more complex needs

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 22, 2011 | 4:17 pm

    Two years ago, I did a series of interviews with Jewish community members hit hard by the recession. At that time, they were mostly optimistic that things would turn around soon, but when I checked back this month, I found that they’re all still struggling to find their footing in...

  • State Budget Crisis Threatens Jewish Social Service Programs

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    July 2, 2009 | 3:25 pm

    Four Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles programs that serve the elderly, disabled and frail may end up casualties of the state budget crisis, which leapt to a new level of urgency Tuesday as California lawmakers failed to pass budget revisions before a July 1 deadline.

    More than...

  • Tax Plan Could Endanger Services

    By James D. Besser

    May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    This week congressional Republicans tried to put the finishing touches on a compromise version of President George W. Bush's giant tax cut that some Jewish leaders say could ravage a wide range of health and social service programs serving the community's neediest citizens.

    But few...

  • Reshaping its Image

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Eighty-eight years after Henrietta Szold founded Hadassah in 1912, the 306,000-member Zionist and social service organization will gather in Los Angeles for its first national convention of the 21st century. From July 16-19, more than 2,500 leaders and guests will mingle at the...