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The Covid-nine-TEEN project

10/01/2020 10:57:55 AM

Oct1

This week we’re excited to introduce you to VBS member Skye Loventhal, co-founder of the Covid-nineTEEN Project!

Skye Loventhal is a senior at Granada Hills Charter High School and the daughter of our Director of the Etz Chaim Learning Center (ECLC), Keri (and Mark) Loventhal. For the past two years, she’s been working in the ECLC as a kindergarten teacher assistant. On her own time, Skye is an academic mentor at her school...Read more...

VBS Pandemic Response CoordinatorsOrit Rappaport, Renee Kalmanson & Coach Sam

08/27/2020 09:48:17 PM

Aug27

When the synagogue closed its doors back in March as a result of the “Safer at Home” order, Orit Rappaport, VBS Operations and Facilities Manager, quickly became the emergency protocols and campus reopening expert. She attended Los Angeles County Department of Public Health...Read more...

Annette Weinberg, LA Jewish Home

08/06/2020 06:49:07 PM

Aug6

This week we introduce you to Annette Weinberg, Lifestyle and Enrichment Director of the Residential Care Facilities at the Los Angeles Jewish Home Eisenberg Village Campus.

Annette Weinberg and her family are lifelong members of Valley Beth Shalom. Her son, Michael, graduated from our Day School, had his...Read more...

Strength, Wellness and Hope

07/08/2020 10:08:09 PM

Jul8

This week we are proud to highlight the Strength, Wellness and Hope program.

Many men who are over 50 years old today were brought up in a way that did not encourage the pursuit of spiritual growth or emotional collaboration with other men. During fraught times, it can be especially challenging for men to...Read more...

Fundraiser to Provide Clean Water

06/30/2020 05:13:02 PM

Jun30

This week we are proud to highlight the GoFundMe Campaign organized by VBS Member Steven Medof to provide clean water to the Navajo and Hopi Tribes.

Steven Medof grew up in Los Angeles. He says, like many of us, “I learned about Sitting Bull, played ‘Cowboys and Indians,’...Read more...

Community Calling Outreach Project

06/12/2020 09:19:41 AM

Jun12

This week we are proud to highlight the VBS Community Calling Outreach Project.

Launched in March as a result of the “Safer at Home” order, the VBS Community Calling Outreach Project is an important initiative to keep our members connected through personal calls and outreach led by our staff and...Read more...

Feeding Local Hospitals

05/22/2020 09:00:58 AM

May22

This week we are proud to highlight the GoFundMe Campaign to Feed Local ER, ICU and COVID-19...Read more...

VBS Connected Conversations

05/15/2020 03:36:11 PM

May15

This week we are proud to highlight the VBS Connected Conversations program.

Sometimes just...Read more...

VBS Helping Hands

05/08/2020 03:34:15 PM

May8

This week we are proud to highlight the VBS Helping Hands program.

Launched in March as a...Read more...

VBS Food Bank

05/01/2020 03:41:00 PM

May1

Over the next several weeks, we will spotlight initiatives undertaken by our members...Read more...

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