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  • Foundation Grants Target Gang Violence

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    January 11, 2011 | 6:31 pm

    The Jewish Community Foundation (JCF) granted 10 Los Angeles gang-prevention programs $200,000 this month, making its mark on ongoing public and private programs to ease gang violence in the city.

    “The foundation is committed to supporting issues of vital importance to the...

  • Holidays, happiness and hope for Sderot

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    When Ari Platt spent a Shabbat in Sderot and saw the depleted condition of civic life there, he knew he had to do something.

    In only a few weeks, the Los Angeles native, currently studying at Yeshivat HaKotel in Jerusalem, decided to organize a Purim carnival for the town of Sderot...
  • Food for Thought

    By Rachel Brand

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Maybe you've noticed that many of the bagel chains today are named after some of the most influential Jewish figures in history -- Einstein, Noah. But have you ever stopped to think that maybe it's the bagels that spurred all of this insight?

    Well, the creators of TheBagel.org, a new...