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Jewish Leaders Briefed By Sen. Risch

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
A select group of Jewish leaders from various segments of the Jewish community recently gathered in Los Angeles to hear from visiting U.S. Sen. James E. Risch (R-ID).

West Coast Happenings

20 Av 5773 – July 26, 2013
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Yavneh Rabbi Given ‘Distinguished Principal’ Honor

Rabbi Moshe Dear, headmaster of Yavneh Academy in Los Angeles since 1999, was selected to represent private schools as a 2013 National Distinguished Principal. This is the 30th year that the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) has presented this prestigious award. Rabbi Dear is one of only six private school principals from across the country, and the fourth yeshiva principal ever, to receive this award.

TCLA Graduation Stresses Spirit, Continuity and Vision

At the recent seventh graduation ceremonies of Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA) at Sapper Hall on its West Hollywood campus, Touro’s president, Dr. Alan Kadish, referred to the graduates as pioneers who have laid the foundation for the future of Touro’s growth and its increasing service to the Greater Los Angeles Jewish Community.”

West Coast Happenings

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
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L.A. Concert For Jerusalem Kollel

A special recital of chamber music by a trio of musicians, including Rabbi Dovid Lipson on the piano, took place in Los Angeles recently. Funds raised at the recital benefited Kollel Aliyos Shlomo of Yerushalayim.

West Coast Happenings

6 Tammuz 5773 – June 13, 2013
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Changes At Aish Tamid

Rabbi Pinchas Gruman is the new rav of the Minyan at Aish Tamid. One of the most respected Torah figures in Los Angeles, Rabbi Gruman has been described as “The Los Angeles link in the mesorah of the yeshiva world” by Rabbi Nachum Sauer. As a talmid in Lakewood in the 1950s, Rabbi Gruman received semicha from Rav Aaron Kotler, zt”l, and Rav Moshe Feinstein, zt”l. Soon after, he moved to Los Angeles.

West Coast Happenings

21 Sivan 5773 – May 29, 2013
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(L-R) Uriel Gurvitz and Yitzy Rosenberg of the Ner Yaakov class; event host Steve Spira receiving a basketball signed by the entire boys class; and Etta Israel’s Executive Director Dr. Michael Held.

Etta Israel Reception

Etta Israel Center’s 11th Annual Dessert Reception took place recently in Los Angeles. Etta Israel’s well-respected programs include the Ner Yaakov class for boys with learning disabilities, founded in memory of Aharon Yaakov Kornwasser, z”l, and the Ner Shoshana class, founded in memory of Shoshana Hayman Greenbaum, Hy”d.

West Coast Happenings

6 Sivan 5773 – May 14, 2013
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Rebbetzin Jungreis In Irvine

Jewish Press columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, founder and president of Hineni, the international Torah outreach organization, recently addressed an overflowing audience at the Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine in southern California. Rebbetzin Jungreis’s address theme, “Making a Good Relationship Magical,” was apropos for the evening’s main mission: raising funds for the Irvine community’s mikveh.

West Coast Happenings

22 Iyyar 5773 – May 1, 2013
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Efrat Celebrates Yom Ha’Atzmaut In L.A.

The Los Angeles community celebrated Israel’s 65th birthday recently with an early morning Walk for Israel, followed by a Celebrate Israel 65 Festival at Rancho Park.

Harkham Hillel Representation In Bible Contest

The National Bible Contest, Chidon HaTanach, recently announced the names of the students who are qualified to compete in the national competition this Sunday at Yeshiva University in New York.

West Coast Happenings

8 Iyyar 5773 – April 17, 2013
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Yom HaShoah At Ohr Eliyahu

On Sunday evening, April 7, the Yeshiva Aharon Yaakov Ohr Eliyahu was joined by parents, grandparents, and children for a communitywide commemoration honoring the six million kedoshim of the Shoah.

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