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Controversial syndicated radio-show host and public advocate of Orthodox Judaism Laura Schlessinger -- "Dr. Laura," as she is known to her 12 million daily listeners -- confessed on air this month that she will no longer practice Judaism.
Although Schlessinger -- who very publicly...
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The year was 1996, and Rabbi Mike Comins, newly ordained at Jerusalem's Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, had reached a crossroads. He had just completed his rabbinic thesis, was preparing to start his doctorate and, even though he was writing about God, "I felt like...
January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Some say Fanit Panofsky was destined to build a mikvah. In her native Morocco, her great-grandmother operated a mikvah. So, too, did her grandmother.
So it came as no surprise to Panofsky's friends and family when she opened a mikvah in a Fort Lauderdale suburb, her hometown. But,...
January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm
In French director Pascale Bailly's latest film, "God Is Great, and I'm Not" ("Dieu Est Grand, Je Suis Toute Petite"), Michèle, a misguided 20-year-old, hates her family, has had an abortion and just dumped her loser boyfriend. In her despair, she asks God for help and turns to...
August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Omigod, it's, like, the story of the summer. It all started in April, during the spring quarter at UC Davis. The scene is a rush event for the fledgling Jewish sorority Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi. A heretofore unknown presence on campus, the 4-year-old, 35-member sorority had adopted a...
May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm