February 4, 2010 | 7:20 pm
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February 2, 2010 | 8:22 pm
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by David Lehrer and Joe Hicks
We recently received a press release that caught our eye, it was an unusual announcement from a government agency.
The Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission, author of the document, is an over 50 year old agency that has as its mission,... read on
January 21, 2010 | 8:49 pm
Between IPods, rovers on Mars and gene specific cures for various ailments it’s easy to think that we are at the pinnacle of human history. We can easily be convinced that all that preceded us was mere prelude to our incomparable achievements….and then you have an epiphany where you... read on
January 21, 2010 | 8:02 pm
This past weekend I participated in the Annual Leadership Educational Forum (“ALEF”). Sponsored by the American Friends of the Hebrew University in Los Angeles, it’s a once a year gathering of Hebrew University leaders from around the country to discuss the state of the... read on
January 15, 2010 | 5:44 pm
January 8, 2010 | 6:59 pm
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January 8, 2010 | 5:42 pm
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