May 8, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Journalist Torgny Segerstedt speaks truth to Nazi power in Swedish film, ‘The Last Sentence’
Theater as addiction therapy in ‘Bliss Point’
Thrilling days of yesteryear
Billy Crystal to commemorate late actor Robin Williams at Emmys
Moving and shaking
Hamas admits it kidnapped Israeli teens [VIDEO]
Hanging with the Beatles — in 1964
‘Woody on Rye’: Jewishness in the works of Woody Allen
Jewish Journal’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Daniel Radcliffe’s first rom-com ‘What If’ taps into writer’s romantic experiences
May 8, 1997 | 8:00 pmRemember that great scene in "Inherit the Wind," when Clarence Darrow asks William Jennings Bryan if a book that details rape, incest, slaughter, nudity and sodomy should be banned? The fundamentalist Bryan answers, "Of course!" and Darrow, with a flourish, whips out a copy of the...
May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pmWhat is there about klezmer music that sends feet flying and excitement levels of certain Jewish audiences soaring? Nostalgia for the past or a just-found fondness for a "new" music"? Whatever it is, when the klezmer band struck up a "Freylach," almost instantly, a woman in a red...
May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pmShortly after the Oslo peace process got underway, composer Nabil Azzam met with Yasser Arafat and offered the Palestinian leader a new national anthem for his nascent Palestinian Authority.
The anthem, Azzam proposed, would include strains from "Hatikvah," the Israeli national...
May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pmIn its five years of existence, A Noise Within, the classical-theater company, has given audiences many of the most enjoyable performances to be offered anywhere in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle recently recognized this sustained level of excellence by handing out...
May 1, 1997 | 8:00 pm-- Richard Rodriguez, in the afterword to "Fast Forward"
From top: book cover, Photojournalist Lauren Greenfield; photo from exhibit "Ashleigh, 13, with her friend and parents, Santa Monica." Signs of the times: At an upscale bar mitzvah party in Santa Monica, 13-year-old boys in...