November 16, 2018

The Mensch List

Ilan Kenig, 57, lives in Hancock Park, where he is a board member of Congregation Shaarei Tefila. Two of his six children go to Yavneh Hebrew Academy.
As Holocaust survivors age and die, how will younger generations continue their legacy? One 19-year-old, Tamar “Tammy” Shine, has invested her time...
When most 15-year-olds might choose to spend their summer going to camp or the beach or just hanging out with friends, Hayden Klein decided...
Kfir Gavrieli’s footwear company, Tieks, boasts the tagline, “The ballet flat, reinvented.” But Gavrieli has done more than reinvent a women’s shoe;
A month after taking the California bar exam in 2010, Alana Yakolev took the case of an indigent Jewish man facing felony charges whom she had heard...
Thirteen years ago, David Nimmer, a 62-year-old copyright lawyer, was listening to a sermon inside the sukkah at B’nai David Congregation in the...
Rochel Leah Bernstein is on a mission to protect children from sexual abuse at schools, congregations, camps and after-school programs
Rena Hirsch, who is participating in a chaplaincy internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has comforted stroke, heart attack and cancer patients,
Seven years ago, after Roni Tour’s mother died, he decided to do something in her memory. He started cooking breakfasts at the Ateret Israel synagogue...
In 2004, Nancy Mishkin, a professional sculptor and a philanthropist, was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I was scared to death. 
Jason Youdeem doesn’t sell himself very well, citing, you know, “a typical Persian story”: that of a first-generation American whose...
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5