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The Torah of Potholes

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

May 13, 2009 By:David Suissa http://www.jewishjournal.com/ opinion/article/the_torahof_potholes_20090513/ Scott Krieger wasn’t always an Orthodox Jew. Before getting “turned on” to Torah observance in the early 1980s — after attending a summer program run by Dennis Prager at Brandeis-Bardin Institute — he was your basic casual Jew who would attend synagogue two or three times a year. …

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Adeena Bleich in Jewish Action Magazine of the Orthodox Union

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

http://www.ou.org/index.php/jewish_action/article/82520/ A candidate who ran for public office who coolly alleges that she hates politics may be a bit of an anomaly, but that’s not the only thing that sets Adeena Bleich apart. At thirty-three, Bleich, a Democrat, is younger than the majority of political candidates. A graduate of Pitzer College in California, Bleich earned …

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Special Election or Secret Election:The Race for L.A.’s Council District 2

Oct 26, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

December 2, 2009 Special Election or Secret Election:The Race for L.A.’s Council District 2   by Adeena Bleich http://www.jewishjournal.com/ opinion/article/special_election_or_secret_electionthe_race_for_las_council_district_2_2009/ Activist and author Gore Vidal once said: “Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never vote for president. One hopes it is the same half.” If you are reading this article, you …

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Los Angeles City Council District 2 Meet and Greet- 2009

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

Candidates Christine Essel and Paul Krekorian were hosted by CivicCare in the home of Perla and Herman Muhlstein in the lead up to the Council District 2 election in March of 2009.  In attendance were Valley Jewish Community leadership from a variety of organizations and synagogues.  This was an intimate dialogue between the candidates and …

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Los Angeles City Council District 5 Meet and Greet- Spring 2009

Oct 25, 2012 No Comments ›› adeenab

Following the primary election in March 2009, which included 6 Candidates, the two candidates that made it into the run-off David T. Vahedi and Paul Koretz were invited by the newly formed CivicCare to participate in conversations with members of the traditional Jewish Community before the run-off election in June 2009.  Scott Krieger, one of …

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REGISTER to VOTE

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

You must have registered by October 22 to vote on November 6. Call 800-815-2666 for questions about voting or to determine your voter registration status. See Voter Registration in California from the League of Women Voters. See Voter Registration from the Secretary of State of California. You can now register online. Better yet, use your …

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Civic Care interview with Holly J. Mitchell

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Civic Care interview with Holly J. Mitchell from civiccare on Vimeo. Assembly District 47 Meet and Greet Thursday, May 13 2010 at Young Israel of Century City. Ever wonder who makes the Eruv legal or decides how much state taxes will be? If you care about these issues and much more, you NEED to talk …

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Civic Care interview with Reggie Jones-Sawyer

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Civic Care interview with Reggie Jones-Sawyer from civiccare on Vimeo. Assembly District 47 Meet and Greet Thursday, May 13 2010 at Young Israel of Century City. Ever wonder who makes the Eruv legal or decides how much state taxes will be? If you care about these issues and much more, you NEED to talk to …

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Community Update

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Dear Friends: The Senate just approved SB 1020 and SB 1426, two bills containing important elements of California Forward’s budget reform principles. SB 1426 had only one no vote (Ashburn), and SB 1020 had unanimous support. SB 1020 (Wolk, DeSaulnier, & Huff) incorporates two important steps critical to improving the state’s budget process: performance-based budgeting …

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Assembly District 47 Meet and Greet

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments ›› admin

Updated over a year ago · Taken at YICC On may 13th 2010, the Jewish community gathered for a conversation with the two of the leading candidates for Assembly District 47. Reggie Jones-Sawyer http://www.reggiejonessawyer.com/ from 6-7 p.m. then Holly J. Mitchell http://www.hollyjmitchell.com/ from 7-8 p.m.

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