City Of Angels: The Ilai Children’s Fund

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Albert Shaltiel’s story began in Tehran, Iran, just prior to the onset of the Iranian Revolution. He describes his early years as peaceful and tranquil. But...

Maimonides Hosts HASC Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

By Yehuda Meir Horowicz I recently attended a special volunteer appreciation luncheon for the proud members of HASC Center’s day-hab programs. The men and women of HASC Center have been...

Yeshiva Har Torah Donates Hair for Israeli Children With Cancer

  Yeshiva Har Torah students, staff, and mothers participated in a group hair donation recently. The donated ponytails will now be delivered to Zichron Menachem in Israel to make wigs...

Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the Friends of the...

Friends of IDF Raise Record $60M for Israeli Soldiers at LA Gala

A record $60 million was donated to IDF soldiers at a large gala in Beverly Hills over the weekend. The 12th annual “Friends of the IDF” event in Los Angeles...

Ohel Opens Ohel Jaffa Family Campus In Flatbush

  Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services was pleased to invite the community to the official Grand Opening Celebration of the new Ohel Jaffa Family Campus, a Center of Excellence,...

LAFD: Hatzolah Responders Create Public Safety Issue

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Hatzolah has received pushback from the Los Angeles Fire Department and its firefighters’ union as the Orthodox Jewish emergency response service has tried to obtain...

Ohel’s Fifth Annual OXC: A Real Winner

Hundreds of dedicated participants, young and senior, individuals and families, spent Sunday, May 19 jumping, climbing, swimming, running, muscling, and crawling their way at OXC, the Ohel Xtreme Challenge...

Laniado Hospital Dinner, Dedication May 19

The special dedication of the Memory Care and Wellness Services in memory of Jean Gluck, a’h, at Laniado Hospital will be held at the annual dinner of the American...

Met Council Distributes Passover Food for 181,000 Needy New Yorkers

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, known as Met Council, will distribute kosher-for-Passover food for the needy at 129 locations across New York. More than 181,000...
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“Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” which consists of three versions of her famous diary and several letters she wrote to her paternal grandmother before...

Jewish Scholars Support Berlin Museum Director Who Resigned Under Pressure

(JTA) — A group of 45 academic Talmud scholars has signed a letter in support of Peter Schafer, the former director of the Berlin...

Names, Not Numbers© at HANC Middle School

  On Thursday, June 13, HANC Middle School held its Names, Not Numbers© program. Names, Not Numbers is a copyrighted oral history film project and...

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