November 21, 2018

Debra L. Eckerling

As the fires blazed Nov. 9 in Thousand Oaks, residents from the Motion Pictures Home were among those who needed to be evacuated.
Given their growing tech ecosystems, it seems only natural that Israeli startups and Los Angeles’ Silicon Beach should come together
As the fires continued to rage through Southern California, members of the Jewish community took to social media to share their thoughts
Among the thousands of residents evacuated from their homes in the deadly Southern California wildfires, Rabbi Ron Li-Paz
Lindsey Cooper and Laura Berman’s wedding plans on Nov. 10 at Point Dume Beach near their Malibu home, literally went up in smoke.
As fires raged through Southern Cali, thousands of families evacuated and the Jewish community stepped up to provide shelter and support.
As the two wildfires continue to grow in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, so does the need for support. In response, Congregation Or Ami
The Jewish Education Project, that empowers leaders and educators, hosted a webinar titled “Responding to Pittsburgh: Helping Jewish Children
While the L.A. community has come together to honor victims, parents are asking, “How do we talk to our children about this terrible tragedy?”  
A 17-year-old who came up with an innovative way to connect teenagers with Holocaust survivors has received a $1,500 grant for his project
At the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Noam Gershony was serving in the Israel Defense Forces as an Apache helicopter pilot
Like B’Nai Mitzvot, voting is a rite of passage. This idea was the seed for what became MitzVote, Hillel International’s nonpartisan
The 10th annual Reel Recovery Film Festival & Symposium (RRFF), which runs through Oct. 30 in Los Angeles, describes itself as a
“I am not looking for empowering female characters,” Maggie Gyllenhaal told audiences on Oct. 11 at the fourth annual Women in Entertainment
What is life? According to Alex Kerten, it’s movement, rhythm, expression and energy. Kerten, founder of the Gyro-Kinetics Center
The concept of helping others is ingrained in the Jewish faith. There are plenty of places where people can make a difference in Los Angeles.
Tamara Miller brings a wealth of experience to her new role as principal of Brawerman East Elementary School
For Jewish educator Bruce Powell, the keys to teaching and creating well-rounded Jewish children include modeling good values and kindness
How should students in the 21st century be educated? It’s a question that Milken Community Schools educators are taking seriously
RespectAbility’s 2018 nationwide Faith and Disability Inclusion survey confirmed what President Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi already suspected
Somehow Krav Maga, the self-defense and fighting discipline created by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), has emerged as a huge hit worldwide
The venue was a conference room in the Jewish Community Foundation building on Wilshire Boulevard, the occasion was a luncheon,
For these people, there are ways around this obstacle in the 21st century: welcome to streaming online services.
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