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  • A head for business

    By Aron Chilewich

    June 10, 2015 | 2:21 pm

    Daniel “Doni” Yellin, 17
    YULA Boys High School
    Gap year: Yeshivat Torat Shraga, Israel
    Going to: Yeshiva University

    Every day at YULA Boys High School, announcements are made to the student body. “There are usually two announcements that are heard weekly,” Rabbi Joseph...

  • A Very Special Marriage

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    July 1, 2014 | 7:33 pm

    “And the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone’…”
    ---Genesis 2:18

    There’s a long tradition of June weddings but last weekend there was an extra-special marriage of two Jewish 20-something adults very much in love.  In the photos, we see a beautiful bride in...

  • L.A. Yachad celebrates its accomplishments in uniting special needs Jewish communities

    June 13, 2012 | 2:33 pm

    On May 29, Los Angeles Yachad, a program of the Orthodox Union’s National Jewish Council for Disabilities, dimmed the lights and rolled out the red carpet for its second annual “Yachad Oscars” ceremony. Built upon the message of inclusion, Yachad works to unite the local...

  • Visit with special people makes for special summer

    By Ian Lurie

    October 5, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Going to Disneyland with your family or friends is always an experience. But going with a group of developmentally disabled adults turns out to be unforgettable.

    This summer, I participated in Yad B'Yad, a program where a group of high school students and a group of developmentally...
  • Class Acts

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 12, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    "I definitely stand out," says Bina Hager, 17, of Hancock Park.

    And it's not just because the YULA senior is a strapping 5-foot-10 tall. Consider, for example, the cubist self-portrait that hangs upon her bedroom wall. Or the wildly colored abstract paintings, all Hager originals. Or...