Jewish Journal

The Mensch List 2010

by JewishJournal.com

December 22, 2010 | 9:29 pm

Cover, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles (Dec. 24, 2010 -Jan. 6, 2011)

This fall, we again put out our call for nominations for our annual list of mensches, and you responded with your usual... read full article

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