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Israeli Defense Forces Spokeswoman Addresses Jewish National Funds’ Women For Israel

Dedicated to the land and people of Israel, the women's group heard from Captain (Res.) Libby Weiss and the Mayor of Sderot, Alon Davidi.

Maple Counseling Center Holds ‘Friendraiser’ Premiere Of New Documentary’ Ask Dr. Ruth’

Ryan White's documentary chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who became America’s most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality.

Blind Children’s Center Celebrates 80 Years of Service

The "Tables That Bloom" event with tablescapes by designers, florists, and Delta Gamma alumnae chapters from Southern California, raised just under $100,000.

Jewish Community Foundation Inviting Proposals For 2019 Next Stage Grants

The foundation will conduct a mandatory, informational workshop for grantseekers on March 12 with an application submission deadline in August. Grant awards of up to $250,000 over a three-year period are available.

Beverly Hills Attorney Scott Harris Elected Anti-Defamation League’s Regional Board Chair

Harris has been involved with ADL in L.A. since 2009, starting as a participant in the Glass Leadership Institute. He has also been chair of both the Legal Advisory and Advocacy and Engagement committees, on the host committee of ArtWorks ADL:  Justice, Advocacy & Art, and is also an ADL associate national commissioner.

Friars Charitable Foundation Helps SC LAMP Mark 25 Years

SC LAMP is committed to providing a comprehensive family literacy and early childhood program “by investing in mothers by building their confidence and skills needed to better serve their children," said Diana Pinto, SC LAMP executive director.

This Week’s Featured Pets:

Every week, the Courier features a selection of dogs and cats waiting for adoption or foster homes from the Los Angeles Animal Services - West Los Angeles Shelter at (888) 452-7381. The shelter is located at 11361 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles, 90064.

PERSIANS 4 CURE Sets Sept. 29 For Garden Party, Gala And Fundraiser

Raising money to educate the Persian community on how to prevent and screen for cancers, the event will feature entertainment by Magician Fantastic Fig, comedian K-von and the eight-person LD Daf Ensemble by Arezno Kochakan.

Beverly Hills Women’s Club Inducts New Board

The Beverly Hills Women's Club recently installed its new board for the 2018-19 year.

Beverly Hills Attorney Scott Harris Elected Anti-Defamation League’s Regional Board Chair

Harris has been involved with ADL in L.A. since 2009, starting as a participant in the Glass Leadership Institute. He has also been chair of both the Legal Advisory and Advocacy and Engagement committees, on the host committee of ArtWorks ADL:  Justice, Advocacy & Art, and is also an ADL associate national commissioner.

Friars Charitable Foundation Helps SC LAMP Mark 25 Years

SC LAMP is committed to providing a comprehensive family literacy and early childhood program “by investing in mothers by building their confidence and skills needed to better serve their children," said Diana Pinto, SC LAMP executive director.

Beverly Hills News – Pet Care Foundation Donations Set to Clear Cats from LA City Shelters

Last week, the Paula Kent Meehan Pet Care Foundation awarded $237,000 to three organizations that spay, neuter, adopt, foster and nurse neonatal kittens in the first-ever grant funding for rescue organizations. The funds are expected to save 1,000 kittens that would otherwise perish during "kitten season," an annual surge in the number of neonatal kittens in the shelter, possibly making LA City a "no-kill" city.

Plans for Koreatown Homeless Shelter Face Hurdles

The Los Angeles City Council backed a plan Friday to continue studying the possibility of a contested Koreatown temporary homeless shelter on Vermont Avenue, but to also hold more community meetings on the topic and study an alternative site, a move that comes after nearly two months of harsh opposition to the shelter among some residents.

Jewish Family Service To Honor Scooter Braun & Yael Cohen Braun, Barbara Mack & Norman Levine at 25th Annual Awards Dinner

Blind Superstars To Raise Money For Blind Children At Annual Tom Sullivan Celebrity Golf Classic

Blind USC varsity football standout Jake Olson to receive Spirit of Light Award at event at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades.

Take a Look at This Week’s Featured Adoptable Pets

These beautiful and adoptable pets are waiting to begin their new lives at the West Los Angeles Animal Shelter, located at 11361 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064. 
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