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.

Kever Rachel Fund Reception

A special gathering was held recently in Los Angeles celebrating the continued preservation of Kever Rachel.

L.A. Mayoral Campaign In Full Swing

The Friedman Law Offices recently hosted a breakfast reception honoring Los Angeles mayoral candidate and the city’s current controller Wendy Greuel. The breakfast was attended by numerous rabbis and other L.A. clergy members, along with special guest speaker Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel, the chief judge of Jerusalem’s Rabbinic Court.

Chassidishe Kollel’s Annual Dinner

The Los Angeles Kollel Yechiel Yehuda recently held its annual dinner honoring Mr. and Mrs. Berel Weiss. Reb Elie Ryzman spoke of his meeting with the previous Modzitzer Rebbe, who said, "You should know that Reb Berel Weiss is a gaon b'chesed, and we should all learn from him."

Jewish Leaders Briefed By Sen. Risch

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).

Reception For Lakewood Rosh Yeshiva

Lakewood's Rosh Hayeshiva Rabbi Malkiel Kotler visited L.A. recently to attend the yearly reception for Beth Medrash Govoha (the Lakewood Yeshiva). Following an established tradition of 25 years, the family of Dr. Nechemia Abbott, a"h, hosted the annual gathering for the yeshiva.

Etta Israel Enhances Special-Needs Programs

Called Therap, the software is a leader in intellectual and developmental disabilities health recordkeeping through electronic means.

Harkham Hillel Educator Recognized as Apple 2015 Distinguished Educator (ADE)

Rabbi Cohen is amongst an elite group of educators worldwide, collaborating with Apple on global education initiatives and embracing new opportunities to bring the freshest, most innovative ideas to students everywhere.

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.

West Coast Participation In YU Program

This past summer, Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future Certificate Program in Experiential Jewish Education graduated its second group of students and inaugurated a third. The program is one of the few to focus on the unique role experiential Jewish education plays in the transmission of Jewish values and traditions. It arms practitioners with research, methodology and skills in order to increase their effectiveness on the job.

L.A.’s Yitzy Frankel In YU Cohort

With more than 150 alumni establishing themselves in an array of professional and communal careers and 15 new graduates this fall, Yeshiva University’s Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Yitzy Frankel of Los Angeles has been selected for this year’s cohort.

Yom HaShoah At Young Israel Of Beverly Hills

Rabbi Pinni Dunner and Holocaust survivor Heddy Orden.

L.A. Puah Brunch

Hosted by Esther and Rafi Katz and attended by a wide spectrum of the L.A. Jewish community, the 4th Annual Los Angeles Puah Brunch was recently held to support the groundbreaking endeavors of Puah – the Israel-based international organization that assists Jewish couples with fertility problems within halachic parameters.

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