Baron Guy de Rothschild, the patriarch of the French branch of the famed Rothschild banking empire, was a secular Jew but well understood the needs of the Jewish community. Rothschild died June 14 in Paris at 98. The cause of...
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January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm
After what has been a turbulent year for Los Angeles' Jewish community, some happy news came in for The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.
Despite a downturn in the economy, 2001's United Jewish Fund (UJF) general campaign closed at $45 million, ahead of the previous year. By...
May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm
"There's nobody involved in the ADL who is older than I," Leona Goldring said the other day. "Whether or not that is something to be proud of, I don't know!"
Leona Goldring is 93. She not only attends monthly Anti-Defamation League (ADL) meetings, as well as planning...
January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pm
Fifty-one years after going door to door and soliciting funds to help the fledgling State of Israel get off the ground, Jake Farber is at it again. But instead of trudging along Highland Avenue and seeking contributions of any size, Farber today meets in boardrooms and living rooms...
June 12, 1997 | 8:00 pmThe ad, which pictures a small child with a worried expression, is one way the UJF is trying to tackle the unfolding "Who is a Jew?" debate in Israel and to limit its impact among American donors to the UJF.
According to Bill Bernstein, an associate executive vice president who...