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Wildman Weiner

  • Wandering Jew - The Hit Parade

    May 25, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Here it is: 5,000 years after Moses wandered the Sinai, his people have finally found a home in Reseda, no less, at the Jewish Home for the Aging, the largest continuing residential care facility for the elderly in the Western United States. Yet while these Jews are no longer...

  • A Big Impression

    January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    I'm too old to have heroes. But for those who live their lives with courage, I can make an exception. Like the Impressionists, for instance, whose lives of self-sacrifice I was trying to share with my class of older adults.

    "OK, everyone," I say, "whoever's not here, raise your...

  • The Sham of It

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    We've just paid $3,000 for a new mattress.

    "It's not a mattress," the salesman sniffed. "It's a sleeping system." His accent

    is unmistakably Yiddish and he's kind of elderly, so I don't want to be too disrespectful. I mean, my parents spoke Yiddish, too -- mostly when they wanted...

  • One Tough Room

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher of world issues for seniors in Los Angeles, I began yesterday's class by playing a taped interview of Michael Moore talking about his movie, "Fahrenheit 9/11." I had suggested that the class go see the film, so we could discuss it.

    ...

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