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Pro-Equality Group: Israel Questions US Activist at Airport

An undated portrait of Laura Mandel. (The News Deeply Blog) JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities extensively interrogated a Jewish American activist leaving the country about her work with a non-profit organization, the group said Tuesday. Israel has come un...

12 Days of Philanthropy: Shoebox Sharing

As the weather cools each holiday season, a devoted group of volunteers comes together in Fresno to help others around the world. Kristina Garabedian was inspired by a book she once read to start Shoebox Sha...

Philanthropy Day Celebrates Local Giving

Leading philanthropists from the Central Valley were recognized during a luncheon in Fresno last week. Seven individuals, companies and organizations received awards at the annual event celebrating National Phi...