December 14, 2018

Tribe Life Gathering: Dave Matthews, Lakers Asst. Coach, Pepperdine Law, B’nai Emet





Musician Dave Matthews entertained guests for more than an hour during a benefit for the Tuition Assistance Fund at Heschel West Day School in Agoura. Held at the Hidden Hills home of Kim and Rob Cavallo, the Aug. 22 Backyard BBQ Concert With Dave Matthews drew 250 guests from across the United States and raised more than $190,000. Photo by Jonathan Lipking Photography

Head of School Yuri Hronsky, left, and Dave Matthews. Photo by Goldwong Photography

Heschel West board president Bruce Friedman, left, with past president Brian Greenberg. Photo by Goldwong Photography

Warner Music Group chair Rob Cavallo, third from left, with Dave Matthews Band fans.  Photo by Goldwong Photography


Lakers assistant coach Jim Cleamons (back row, fifth from left) and El Camino College coach Mike Fenison (back row, far right) taught the New Community Jewish High School boys’ basketball team some new moves during a recent clinic at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino.

Pepperdine University law student Tzipora Goodfriend completed a summer externship program with the legal department at Beit Issie Shapiro, an Israeli organization that provides services for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Goodfriend’s externship was partly funded by a grant from the university’s Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies’ Israel externship program. From left: Kathryn Hyten, assistant director, Glazer Institute, Pepperdine University; Goodfriend; and Benjy Maor, Beit Issie Shapiro’s international resource development director.


Congregation B’nai Emet in Simi Valley held its first Pet Parade on June 29. Rabbi Michele Paskow said a prayer for the pets, and animal behaviorist Jody Epstein helped solve some common behavioral problems and talked about good pet nutrition.