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Organizations Helping Afghani Refugees

Organizations Helping Afghani Refugees

Several organizations in southern California and beyond are working to ease the burdens for thousands of Afghan refugees coming into the U.S. The Courier has compiled a list of organizations providing aid as a resource for those wishing to do the same. 

LA Philanthropists Open Tel Aviv Day Care Center

LA Philanthropists Open Tel Aviv Day Care Center

“The Nazarian family’s commitment to the advancement of Israeli society is expressed in three main ways – education, art, and medicine,” said Esther Barak Landes, CEO of the Ima Foundation, the Israeli arm of the Nazarian Foundation.

Rally in Beverly  Gardens Park Sends Clear Message of Support for Israel

Rally in Beverly Gardens Park Sends Clear Message of Support for Israel

“There is a special bond that binds Israel and Los Angeles,” Newman told the crowd. “Hate-filled Hamas attack Jews indiscriminately in Israel, and hate-filled rioters attack Jews indiscriminately in Los Angeles. Two sides of the same coin. Anti-Zionism is antisemitism.”

Rally in Beverly Gardens Park sends clear message of support for Israel

Rally in Beverly Gardens Park sends clear message of support for Israel

“There has been a lot of Jewish hate in the past few weeks,” rally-goer Jose Danon, 40, told the Courier. “I’m Israeli, so I think it’s important that I’m here to support my country.”

In honor of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day

In honor of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day

In honor of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, members of the City Council were joined by Consul General Dr. Hillel Newman as City Hall was illuminated in blue light.

Israeli Officials Voted in L.A. for Israeli Knesset

Israeli Officials Voted in L.A. for Israeli Knesset

“We are celebrating Israel’s strength of democracy by voting today. We hope for a stable government which will continue the positive trend of Israeli innovation and normalizing of relations with the Arab world,” said Dr. Hillel Newman, Consul General of Israel for the Pacific Southwest, as he cast his vote. 

Gina Bisignano Returns to  Beverly Hills—For Now

Gina Bisignano Returns to Beverly Hills—For Now

“Why does the government believe that there is no set of circumstances that would assure the safety of her community if we were to impose continued GPS monitoring?” he asked. 

Public Health Warns Against  Super Bowl Parties 


Public Health Warns Against Super Bowl Parties 


“We share our deepest condolences to everyone who is mourning the loss of a family member, a loved one or a friend. Our prayers are with you always,” said Barbara Ferrer, Ph.D., M.P.H., ME.d., Director of Public Health.

Salon Owner Indicted on Seven Counts for Capitol Riot

Salon Owner Indicted on Seven Counts for Capitol Riot

“The magistrate here in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon set bond for Bisignano, which we objected to on behalf of our colleagues in the District of Columbia,” United States Attorney’s Office Director of Media Relations Thom Mrozek previously told the Courier.

Beverly Hills Salon Owner Ordered Back Into Federal Custody

Beverly Hills Salon Owner Ordered Back Into Federal Custody

“Later that evening, prosecutors in D.C. obtained a stay and a detention order from a judge in D.C.”

Windows of WeHo Project Seeks Artists

Windows of WeHo Project Seeks Artists

Officials hope that placing art in vacant storefronts will bring increased attention to vacant commercial properties, deter graffiti and vandalism and contribute to the preservation of the business community.

Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Receives Humanitarian Award From Yad Vashem

Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Receives Humanitarian Award From Yad Vashem

The award was presented to Priselac by Vera Guerin, former chair of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Directors.

Amid a Staggering Wave,  Vaccine Brings a Ray of Hope

Amid a Staggering Wave, Vaccine Brings a Ray of Hope

“I am incredibly excited to be among the first group of healthcare workers to be offered the vaccine,” Dr. Sam Torbati, co-chair and medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, said in a statement.

Melrose Gunman Still at Large

Melrose Gunman Still at Large

Davonte W. Clepper, 28-years-old, sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records. A second victim, in his 20’s, was also struck by gun fire. According to police, he was taken to a hospital for treatment and is listed in serious condition, police said. His name was withheld.

Gascón Brings Sweeping Changes On Day One

Gascón Brings Sweeping Changes On Day One

“I recognize that for many this is a new path,” Gascón said in his address.

COVID-19 Update in Beverly Hills

COVID-19 Update in Beverly Hills

Holiday Lights Shining Brightly in Beverly Hills and Beyond

Holiday Lights Shining Brightly in Beverly Hills and Beyond

Outside the City, numerous light displays can be enjoyed from the safety and comfort of your vehicle or in socially-distanced walking settings. Here are some highlights:

Newsom Issues New Regional Stay-At-Home Order

Newsom Issues New Regional Stay-At-Home Order

“If we don’t act now, our hospital system will be overwhelmed,” Newsom said.

Limited Stay at Home Order Takes Effect

Limited Stay at Home Order Takes Effect

To date, the agency has identified 353,232 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. County, and a total of 7,363 deaths. In Beverly Hills, there have been 870 cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths.

State Proposition Results Mixed

State Proposition Results Mixed

“Proposition 15 will raise taxes on commercial properties, undoing the protections of Proposition 13 and leading to higher costs for all businesses, including small businesses,” the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce (BHCC) stated in its endorsement. Prop. 15 is currently narrowly losing, with nearly 52 percent of voters casting “no” ballots.

Metro K-Rail Closures Continue

Metro K-Rail Closures Continue

The Metro K-Rail work zone within the center lanes of the Wilshire Boulevard/San Vicente Boulevard intersection is expected to continue through the month of December

Sports Gatherings Blamed for Spike in COVID-19 Cases

Sports Gatherings Blamed for Spike in COVID-19 Cases

“At many of these gatherings, people were together without distancing or wearing face coverings, often inside, and unfortunately, at times they were transmitting COVID-19 to other people,” said a statement this week from Public Health.

No Labor Day COVID-19 Spike

No Labor Day COVID-19 Spike

“To everyone who is mourning people who have passed away from COVID-19, we keep you in our thoughts and in our hearts,” said Director of Public Health Dr. Barbara Ferrer in a statement.

L.A. County Remains at Tier 1 Risk Level

L.A. County Remains at Tier 1 Risk Level

As the United States passes the tragic milestone of 200,000 lives lost to COVID-19, Los Angeles County officials warn that the County may be on the brink of another spike unless residents continue observing health precautions.

Local Nursing Homes Face Challenges

Local Nursing Homes Face Challenges

Los Angeles Honors Kobe and Gianna Bryant at Staples Center

Los Angeles Honors Kobe and Gianna Bryant at Staples Center

An Interview with Alan Dershowitz

An Interview with Alan Dershowitz

Arrest Made in Nessah Synagogue Vandalism Case

Arrest Made in Nessah Synagogue Vandalism Case

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