September 13, 2001
Holy Days in Hollywood
Q: What are you doing for the High Holy Days?
"My mind's going to be closed all day."
- Mort Sahl, Comedian
"I think my girlfriend and I are going to be in town. My brother will come in from school. It's a great time of the year, and it's always nice to reflect on yourself and to spend it with family. We fast, we get cranky, but it's nothing a little pickled herring can't cure."
- Fred Savage, Actor
"Spending services at Kehilla Community Synagogue [in Berkeley]. We lost a baby right before the holidays around Rosh Hashana last year. This year, I'm really looking forward to the High Holy Days because last year was so hard, and it was about getting over the loss of the baby, and this year it's going to be all about our new baby."
- Ayelet Waldman, Author and wife of novelist Michael Chabon
"I'll be running the services at UCLA at the Chabad House, which will have close to 1,000 people."
- Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin, Chabad leader
"I'm going to run off to Europe to get married to a good Jewish lawyer."
- Apollonia, Singer
"I have several options, I still have to decide. I'll give you a clue: someone will be blowing a shofar."
- Elliot Gould, Actor
"I never know when they're coming up."
- Woody Allen