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Aaron Shohet Kemp

  • My Friend, Shelley Winters

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The movie house was dark. A beautiful blonde actress smiled at me from the screen in the small Duluth, Minn., theater.

    "She's Jewish," my grandma Goldie whispered as we watched "Knickerbocker Holiday."

    That was my introduction to Shelley Winters, a "Jewish movie star." The very...

  • Sean’s Last Ride

    September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    On Aug. 21, my dear friend Sean Nova, a beloved member of the Pico-Robertson and greater Los Angeles Jewish communities, passed away in a freak accident while repairing electronic equipment in his studio. Sean was only 30 years old.

    I first met Sean in 1996, several years after he...