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Just down the road from where the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America had concluded a day earlier, more than a thousand of the federation system’s most generous women found a philanthropic sanctuary of their own.
After three days of schmoozing, sessions and feel-good speeches, the 3,000 or so Jewish federation officials who came to the annual General Assembly may have left New Orleans feeling invigorated.
Iran must face a \"credible military threat\" because sanctions have not deterred its nuclear weapons program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
The sharpest signal of what last week’s elections meant for Jews came not from Washington but from New Orleans, Nova Scotia and Australia.\n
According to a survey taken in late September by the private wealth research firm, Prince & Associates, the cuts have arrived. Fifty-one percent said they planned on giving less next year than they did this past year -- and only 16 percent said they planned on giving more.
The annual summit meeting of North American Jewish leaders climaxed Tuesday with an affirmation by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert that \"Israel will not shy away from challenging Iran\'s development of nuclear weapons.\"
On Monday, the three heads of the leading Jewish seminaries tackled this question, as well as the challenges of teaching a new generation of Jews in an hourlong plenary session that stepped outside the overriding focus on Israel at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly.
Erika Levy and Alie Kussin-Shoptaw, seniors at New Community Jewish High School in West Hills, easily spotted in their bright orange volunteer vests, stood by the escalators at the Los Angeles Convention Center, greeting arriving United Jewish Communities General Assembly (GA) attendees and directing them to meeting rooms, halls and hospitality suites.
Thank you for this opportunity; it is such a pleasure to be here with you all.\nThank you Bobby for your kind words. I have followed your career throughout\nthe years, including during this last period at UJC. I
The Iran missile program calls for developing 25 nuclear weapons per year, ultimately with a range to reach the East Coast of the United States, Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu warned the annual summit meeting of North American Jewish leaders Monday afternoon. \"It\'s 1938 -- and Iran is Germany,\" he repeated again and again as he addressed some 5,000 delegates attending the United Jewish Communities\' General Assembly (UJC-GA) at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
One of Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni top priorities is to close the gap between Israel\'s militant image abroad and the reality of a vibrant, multi-faceted nation. In her address Sunday afternoon to the opening session of General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities (UJC) in Los Angeles, Livni pledged \"to invest a lot of time and money\" in a Brand Israel campaign to project the country through a human lens.
Rob Eshman, whom I admire a lot, and who argued strenuously -- even pleaded -- for his name not to be mentioned in this (but clearly lost), was nice enough to ask if I would write something for this special issue of The Journal (which I admire -- and read -- a lot), and I was very flattered.
The 75th annual General Assembly (GA) of United Jewish Communities, which begins Sunday and continues through Wednesday, will feature prime ministers, award-winning journalists and celebrated academics, among the nearly 4,000 Jewish leaders expected to attend.
Main discussions focused on changing conditions in the Israeli immigration picture and Israel\'s economy, as well as issues facing overseas Jewish communities.
In Los Angeles, the most diverse city in the world, we Jews have grappled long and hard with our sense of place in America. Ultimately, having found our \"place in the sun,\" we have forged meaningful relations with many of the communities that make up this complicated goulash.
Los Angeles, to the first-time visitor, can seem something of an enigma. Its vast physical spread often spawns negative stereotypes of a city beset by traffic, smog and the absence of a core.
Tell most visitors that L.A. Jewish history dates back before the Gold Rush, or that Southern California is home to the second-largest Jewish community in the world outside of Israel, and they usually look at you in astonishment.
In just three weeks, more than 3,000 leaders of the international Jewish community, including the prime minister of Israel, are coming to Los Angeles. This season\'s best-kept secret among L.A. Jews seems to be that the 75th annual General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish Communities is being held in Los Angeles -- the first time in 26 years this city will host one of the largest annual gatherings of Jews in North America.
Jewish officials are greeting the selection of Ban Ki-moon as the next U.N. secretary-general with cautious optimism.
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