Jewish Journal

Debbie L. Sklar

  • Stepping Out

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Time does move on.

    When Irwin Greenfield's wife died 16 years ago, he figured he had two choices: either stay alone behind closed doors curled up on his couch or get out and mingle with the rest of the world. He chose the latter, and he hasn't looked back.

    After checking out a few...

  • Have Rabbi, Will Travel

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Ricky Nelson, whose hit "I'm a Traveling Man," put him on the map decades ago, has a lot in common with Rabbi Marc Rubenstein.

    Like the character in the song, Rubenstein spends a good portion of his time traveling the county in various capacities, from acting as a self-appointed...

  • In Search of Love

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Just as I can honestly say that I don't think I'm mother material, Lisa Cohen of Costa Mesa sure is.

    Cohen, 40, a single mom and a busy drama teacher, is recently divorced, but actively looking for that special someone. Like many young Jewish singles in Orange County, Cohen has found...

  • Living in the Limelight

    July 13, 2000 | 7:59 pm

    Andy Warhol once said that everyone enjoys 15 minutes of fame at some point in his or her life, and Rabbi Gary Davidson of Long Beach got his 15 minutes last week.From the moment California's media outlets got wind of the People magazine story listing Davidson among America's top 100...