September 21, 2018

Movers & Shakers

Wolf Blitzer accepted an honor from the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) on Nov. 5 at the Beverly Wilshire hotel.
Leave it to Jerry Seinfeld to transform a Beverly Hilton ballroom into an intimate comedy club. Performing a half-hour set to conclude the American...
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ Sylvia Weisz Women’s Philanthropy group’s annual L’Dor V’Dor event on Oct. 26 at the...
California State Sen. Robert (Bob) Hertzberg’s Oct. 8 Sukkot brunch and legislative update drew about 30 Jewish social justice leaders.
An L.A. Theatre Works event honoring attorney E. Randol Schoenberg raised more than $225,000 for the nonprofit media arts organization.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles honored Helgard and Irwin Field with the 2017 Jewish Community Lifetime Achievement Award on Sept. 17.
A benefit event for the Brent Shapiro Foundation at Green Acres mansion in Beverly Hills on Sept. 9 raised more than $1 million.
Yiddish actor Mike Burstyn’s directorial debut, “Azimuth,” which tells the story of two soldiers during the last day of the Six-Day War in June 1967.
Hollywood writer, producer and director Judd Apatow organized an evening of comedy called “Judd Apatow and Friends” in support of the ADL.
The 2017 Daniel Pearl fellows, Nicholas Cheng of Malaysia and Salman Yousafzai of Pakistan, discussed “Views on America” at the Steve Allen Theater.
A large contingent of Los Angeles Jews, many wearing special Hebrew-language Los Angeles Dodgers caps, attended Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium.
TEBH Beverly Hills Ball on May 17 honored three couples who have dedicated their lives to making the world a better place.
Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) honored Richard Sandler with the Harold M. Schulweis Humanitarian Award at the Encino synagogue’s annual gala on May 7.
About 1,000 people attended a reading of “Night,” Elie Wiesel’s memoir of his experience during the Holocaust.
About 1,000 people attended a reading of “Night” on April 23 at Wilshire Boulevard Temple (WBT) in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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