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  • TV director’s charity reaches out to Ukrainian Holocaust survivors

    By Julie Bien

    March 26, 2014 | 3:28 pm

    Zane Buzby’s day job is as a successful Hollywood television sitcom director, but her real passion lies in her charity organization, the Survivor Mitzvah Project (SMP), which helps provide continuous and direct financial aid to Holocaust survivors throughout Eastern Europe.

    Since...

  • Living with Holocaust ghosts

    By Susan Freudenheim

    April 25, 2012 | 12:42 pm

    Ed Asner, aka Lou Grant, walked slowly to the front of the stage at the Museum of Tolerance on Sunday night, and in his familiar growl — this time with a Latvian accent — he softly spoke: “Thank you for the help that is not only material, but also moral. A person lives through...

  • The Survivor Mitzvah Project’s Latvia and Lithuania Humanitarian Aid Expedition

    January 20, 2012 | 11:30 am

    Survivor Mitzvah

    The Survivor Mitzvah Project’s
    2011 – 2012
    Latvia and Lithuania
    Humanitarian Aid Expedition

    Follow Zane Buzby and the SMP as they deliver emergency aid
    and supplies to elderly Holocaust survivors.

    Watch The Survivor Mitzvah Project in action as they send video updates...

  • Briefs: North Valley JCC stages return, CSULB Senate denounces Prof. MacDonald

    October 22, 2008 | 11:56 pm

    North Valley JCC Stages Return

    Don't count the North Valley Jewish Community Center (NVJCC) out just yet. Five years after the center's Granada Hills campus was sold to an Orthodox trade school in the aftermath of the JCCs crisis, NVJCC organizers have announced plans to establish a...

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  • OneVoice, one heart, one mind

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    OneVoice

    Arthur Cohn's recent guest opinion on OneVoice and Mideast peace is hopelessly rooted in the thinking of past generations ("OneVoice Speaks Mistakenly on Achieving Peace," Nov. 16).

    The idea that Palestinians intentionally kill innocent Israelis, but Israelis only...
  • These are the faces of the fighters, the survivors

    By Jane Ulman

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    S. Chic Wolk s. chic wolk
    For S. Chic Wolk, studying at the month-long Summer Program in Yiddish in 1988, then held in Oxford, England, was "a rewarding but expensive" experience.

    The Los Angeles resident, who had been raised by Yiddish-speaking immigrant parents in Chicago, was gratified to...

  • Meet the multitalented, endlessly energetic Zane Buzby

    By Jane Ulman

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    There are not enough hours in the day for Zane Buzby.

    At 5:30 a.m., fully awake, she sits in her home office atop Mount Washington, with a view of downtown Los Angeles' skyscrapers, checking the news and drinking from a large mug of coffee. Her husband, Conan Berkeley, and their...