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  • Baron Rothschild, banking royalty, dies at 98

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Baron Rothschild, banking dynasty patriarch, dies at 98

    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...
  • Coming Out on Top

    By Michael Aushenker

    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...

  • Encouraging Tzedakah

    By Ellie Kahn

    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!"

    You decide.

    Leona Goldring is 93. She not only attends monthly Anti-Defamation League (ADL) meetings, as well as planning...

  • Pledging to Produce

    By Ruth Stroud

    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...

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  • Feeling the Heat

    By Ruth Stroud

    June 12, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The 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...

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