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Federation Matters

The essence of the debate is over the future nature of the national Jewish collectivity, the priorities of that collectivity and, most challenging, the binding impact of the decisions made by the new national organization on local communities — our community.

Community

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Alexander Kirpnick, 27, died in the line of duty on June 3, 1998, at the Arizona-Mexico border. Returned to Los Angeles and buried with full military honors next to his grandfather, he was a hero who died doing what he wanted to do, his mother said.

Theater Notes

When the Jewish Women\’s Theatre Project askedSusan Merson to write its first commissioned play last year, theactress/writer recalled a bizarre TV news item.

California Imposes Sanctions Against Swiss Banks

Getting a jump on other states, California Treasurer Matt Fong ordered an immediate halt on all financial dealings with three major Swiss banks doing business in the United States.

Community

The JGSLA will host the 18th annual Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Los Angeles, which begins this Sunday (July 12) and runs through July 17 at the Century Plaza Hotel.

The Great Gift of Giving

As I have traveled the communal philanthropic \”circuit\” this year, I have been moved to ponder who gets the most out of our enterprise: those who are receiving communal service or those who are volunteering their time and other resources to assure that those in need will benefit?

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