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  • Calendar: January 18-24

    By Laura Donney

    January 15, 2014 | 10:09 am

    SAT | JAN 18

    PINCHAS ZUKERMAN

    The acclaimed violinist conducts one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious orchestras through some Bach, Schoenberg and Brahms. Born in Tel Aviv, Zukerman trained at Juilliard before playing with the London Symphony Orchestra and the New York...

  • Character reference: Wendy Greuel

    May 15, 2013 | 12:46 pm

    I have known Wendy Greuel for almost 30 years, since she was a young UCLA graduate working for Mayor Tom Bradley. Wendy didn’t just get the tough assignments in the mayor’s office; she sought them out — especially if she could help those less fortunate or those without a voice in...

  • Wandering minyan

    By David Suissa

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Federation is always asking us for gifts. Especially at this time of year, they are the masters of the "ask." To add punch to their fundraising, they run heart-warming ads about how much they care for all members of the Jewish community.

    This year, with new lay leadership...

  • A Chanukah for the party people

    December 7, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    On the first night of Chanukah my true love gave to me...social justice?

    That's the theme of one of the hottest parties of the Chanukah season, "Vodka Latka: The Festival of Rights," sponsored by the Progressive Jewish Alliance (PJA), JDub Records and Reboot on Dec. 13 at the El Rey...

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  • Eulogies:Albert Spiegel

    By The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Albert Spiegel, former president of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, died at the age of 86.

    Spiegel's commitment and dedication to our community was surpassed only by the passion and zeal he displayed as he worked tirelessly to fulfill the Jewish tradition of tikkun...

  • Terror Strikes Home

    By Tom Tugend

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    September 11, 2001
    LOS ANGELES - Word of the terrorist attacks reached Angelenos when they turned on their radios at breakfast time and the Jewish community immediately went on heightened alert.

    The Jewish Federation building, the nerve center of the Jewish...

  • Building Toward a New Future

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It's a clear, sunny weekday in May. A man wearing a hardhat shaped like a Stetson materializes from a construction site. His name is Rodney Freeman, and he is a member of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' Real Estate & Construction Division. He is also on the committee...

  • Following the Money

    By Beverly Gray

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    How do you spend $1 million extra a year? That was the exciting but delicate issue administrators faced three years ago when The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles announced a new annual $1 million allocation for Jewish education. Then-President Herb Gelfand pushed hard for...
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