With African drumming and a chorus of shofars, more than 2,000 people in purple T-shirts reading “I walk to tip the scales” gathered in Pan Pacific Park on April 14 to call attention to global injustice.
Pamela and Randol Schoenberg host a free community concert featuring liturgical compositions for organ and chorus by composers Arnold Schoenberg and Eric Zeisl. Timed to the bat mitzvah of Dora Schoenberg, Arnold Schoenberg’s great-granddaughter, the musical tribute also includes the premiere of Samuel Adler’s “From Generation to Generation.”
Jewish World Watch drew more than 2,500 people to its fourth annual Walk to End Genocide on April 18, including teams representing synagogues and schools around Southern California. The two-mile Sunday morning walk around Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills raised $175,000 for the people of Darfur, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, an increase of $50,000 over 2009.