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  • New Jew to reopen at former West Hills campus

    By Ryan Torok

    August 7, 2013 | 1:49 pm

    In a way, New Community Jewish High School’s Purim shpiels said it all. For the past several years, students at New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS) — founded in 2002 and commonly known as New Jew, for short — would use the opportunity of Purim, when it’s customary to perform...

  • Charter school moving to Shomrei Torah

    July 2, 2013 | 12:13 pm

    Shomrei Torah Synagogue has found a new occupant for the space on its West Hills campus that once belonged to New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS). Ivy Academia Entrepreneurial Charter School is moving its eighth- to 12th-grade students and its business operations from...

  • New Jew breaks ground

    By Ryan Torok

    November 15, 2012 | 2:41 pm

    Months after the former JCC at Milken closed its doors at the Bernard Milken Campus in West Hills, officials representing the property’s new owners — New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS) — organized a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new campus.

    “A lot of us have been...

  • What will happen when the JCC at Milken closes?

    By Ryan E. Smith

    June 27, 2012 | 1:19 pm

    Jacques Hay knows that the end isn’t always the end.

    When he learned that the JCC at Milken in West Hills will close on June 30 to become the home of New Community Jewish High School, he could have despaired. After all, Camp Chesed, the summer camp for Jewish children with special...

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  • Milken JCC to close in June

    By JewishJournal

    February 3, 2012 | 2:02 pm

    The JCC at Milken in West Hills announced this week that it will shut its doors permanently as of June 30. The 42-year-old center will also close its Early Childhood Center, which has 80 preschoolers, on June 15.

    In a Feb. 1 e-mail, Milken JCC chair Steven V. Rheuban announced that...

  • NCJHS to move to larger, permanent West Hills campus

    By Rachel Heller

    January 5, 2011 | 10:21 am

    “We now have a ‘makom’ — a sacred space in which to house our values,” said Bruce Powell, head of school at New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS), shortly after the deal was announced that NCJHS may have finally found a permanent home — at the site of its first home....

  • Phoenix Rises - Milken JCC Readies for Big Splash

    By Tom Tugend

    March 25, 2009 | 10:15 pm

    The New JCC at Milken in West Hills, which was damaged but not destroyed in the 1994 Northridge earthquake, has survived another peril and is looking toward a brighter future and a recovery of lost members.

    Negotiators for the Jewish Community Center at the Bernard Milken Community...

  • Milken JCC bustling despite pool uncertainty

    By Jane Ulman

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Saul H. Jacobs, 73, works up a sweat on one of the fitness center's treadmills (photo below) at the New JCC at Milken. It's something he does three days a week.

    Across the hall, instructor Flo Schulman teaches tap dancing routines to members of Tapmania, a group of 10 women, ages 59...

  • Milken JCC board rejects Federation offer

    By Jane Ulman

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The future of the The New JCC at Milken in West Hills, which serves thousands of Jews in the West Valley, including 125 preschoolers and 700 seniors, is still uncertain.

    Despite a debt of $250,000 and the loss of nearly one-third of its members following the closure of its pool by...
  • Westside Renewal

    By Rob Eshman

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Believe in the Exodus story or not, believe in the Oslo peace process or not, but you have to believe in Jewish Community Centers.

    Synagogues are mostly directed at our minds and souls, but JCCs are the flesh-and-blood of Jewish life. They are where we meet, sweat, play, talk and...

  • Making It Happen

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 16, 1999 | 6:59 pm

    It has a gym. It has a teen center. And with Sunday's well-covered dedication, the new $4.5 million state-of-the-art Ferne Milken Youth & Sports Complex -- an addition to the Bernard Milken Jewish Community Campus in West Hills -- now has a lot of visibility.

    The afternoon-long...