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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Movers & Shakers

Lobby Day, Beverly Fairfax Event, SWU Conference

Members of the California Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC-CA) visited Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office at the California State Capitol on Aug. 20...

Shelter Visit, Big Sunday, JCC Shooting Event

Legislators from the California Legislative Jewish Caucus and the California Latino Legislative Caucus visited the Otay Mesa Detention Center and the Jewish Family Service...

Movers & Shakers: New Leaders; Associates Honor Women

The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, which provides financial support for elderly and needy members of the L.A. Jewish community, has named...

Leadership Program, New Consul General

ETTA, a leading nonprofit serving adults with special needs, held its inaugural Charity Poker Tournament on July 28 to raise funds to continue and...

Gabrielle Giffords, WWII Vet Honored, JVS Scholarships

Former congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabrielle Giffords wants people to continue the challenging fight for stricter gun control laws.  “Stopping gun violence takes courage, the...

Justice Ball, Friends of Sheba and CUFI

On July 14, more than 80 guests attended a sold-out breakfast salon for Friends of Sheba Medical Center at Los Angeles’ Hillcrest Country Club.  The...

Anti-Semitism ‘Call to Action,’ IAC Networking Event

The Israeli American Council (IAC) Arts and Entertainment Network, a new group of Israeli and Jewish Americans who work in the film industry, held a...

OU Anniversary, Technion Fellowship, Hal Linden

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) held a screening of “The Samuel Project” on June 23 at the Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly...

‘Divas of Sheba’, PUP Gala, Chai Lifeline Soiree

Multicultural and interfaith center Pico Union Project (PUP) held its June 22 gala, “Spirit: An Evening of Song, Story and Spirit,” at its home...

IFF Luncheon, Schotland Honored, Golf Fundraiser

The Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles held its annual sponsors luncheon on June 13 at the Beverly Hilton. The festival, which bills itself...

Heschel RoboHawks, Gehry Honored

Northridge-based Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School held a May 23 Tefilat HaDerech (“Traveler’s Prayer”) ceremony for the seven sixth-grade robotics students who headed to Montevideo, Uruguay,...

Poker Fundraiser, FCLA Party, JFS Gala

Friendship Circle of Los Angeles (FCLA) celebrated its 552 volunteers at their annual garden party, on May 21.   In its 16th year, FCLA runs...

Heritage Month Bash, Bialik Honored

A commemoration of Jewish American Heritage Month at Los Angeles City Hall drew more than 400 people.  The offices of L.A. City Councilmembers David Ryu...

JNF Fundraiser, IAC Picks Saidoff, Art Exhibit

American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU), which raises awareness and funds for Hebrew University in Jerusalem, honored leading trial attorney Brian Panish, founding...

Garcetti Visits Israel, Kol Ami Turns 27

During a recent visit to Israel along with his counterparts from around the United States, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with Israeli President...

Honoring Survivors, StandWithUs in Israel

Husband-and-wife Roz and Jerry Rothstein, CEO and COO of pro-Israel organization StandWithUs (SWU), respectively, took part in a mission to Israel for Yom HaZikaron...

Aish Gala, Sheba Benefit, Film Fest Honors Director

The 14th annual Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival’s (LAJFF) opening night gala was held on May 2 at the Ahrya Fine Arts theater in...

JQ International Awards, Beit T’Shuvah Fundraiser

LGBTQ+ Jewish organization JQ International recently recognized five community leaders representing the best of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. “We take our job very...

AMIT Event, Friends of Sheba Honors, SSI Visitors

The recipients of the American Israel Gap Year Association’s (AIGYA) inaugural Rosina Korda Gap Year Scholarship were revealed in surprise ceremonies for each of...

Iger, Pittsburgh Rabbi Honored; Carr Sworn In

Israel Bonds Women’s Division of Los Angeles honored three Israel Bonds investors for their commitment to the Jewish state during its annual Golda Meir...

Haley Honored, JWW Walks, New TEBH Chief

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from Friends of Magen David Adom (FMDA)...

Screening at AJU, Foodies, Grief and Loss Event

Nearly 400 people gathered in the Gindi Auditorium at American Jewish University (AJU) on March 24 for the screening and discussion of the documentary...

Schiff at TEBH, Carr at IAC, Dayan at JNF

Addressing more than 1,100 people on March 19 at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (TEBH), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) expressed support for Israel. “The Jewish...

YULA, DLP, ADL and Mensch Foundation Honors

The Mensch Foundation, in a ceremony on March 14 at Temple of the Arts in Beverly Hills, honored Hungarian Holocaust survivor Bill Harvey, who...

Rabbi Named ‘Woman of Year,’ Bais Naftoli Farewell

From advocating for her community during the AIDS crisis to fighting for marriage equality; from protecting the environment to promoting Jewish sacred texts, Rabbi...

Federation Dinner; Jewish Disabilities Month

At the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' annual King David Society dinner on Feb. 20, former head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Military Intelligence...

‘Heart,’ Bet Tzedek Galas; Rabbi Hudson a ‘Hero’

The annual gala for the Israeli humanitarian organization Save a Child’s Heart was held Feb. 9 at UCLA’s Royce Hall and honored Jeff Frost,...

NewGround Awards, Zimmer Museum Farewell

NewGround: A Muslim and Jewish Partnership for Change honored recipients of its Trailblazer and Change-maker awards at a luncheon at the Skirball Cultural Center...

AIPAC Gala, Jewish Nonprofit Grants

The 2019 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gala was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Jan. 27. About 1,300 attendees enjoyed a program...

‘Guardians’ 80th, Canadians, Sundance Shabbat

The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home celebrated its 80th anniversary on Jan. 26 at the Hollywood Palladium. The event, dubbed “1938: A Comedy...

New Articles

Israel Has More per Capita Deaths From the Coronavirus Each Day Than the U.S.

Israel’s daily rate over the last week has been an average of 3.5 deaths per million people. The U.S. rate was 2.2 deaths per million.

VIDEO: Skirball Cultural Center Hosts One Day Only Outdoor RBG Memorial

On Friday, Sept. 25 the Skirball Cultural Center held a socially distant RBG memorial display on its front steps, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Joe Biden Likens Donald Trump’s Rhetoric to That of Nazi Propagandist Joseph Goebbels

"He’s sort of like Goebbels. You say the lie long enough, keep repeating it, repeating it, repeating it, it becomes common knowledge.”

AOC Withdraws From Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Event Following Pro-Palestinian Criticism

The event will be held in October by Americans for Peace Now.

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