June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm
Sometimes you hear something that you get right away and then you forget it; other times, you hear something that you don't get right away, but then, when you "get it," you can't forget it.... read full article
Distant Cousins find family in music
At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border
Netanyahu slams Abbas over deadly rail attack in Jerusalem
Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter. Should we listen?
Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot
Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan
Infant killed, 8 hurt in suspected terror attack on Jerusalem light rail
Canadian parliament locked down, one suspected gunman reported dead
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June 7, 2007 | 8:00 pmI took a break from the hood the other night to speak to a large Conservative synagogue in Palos Verdes called Congregation Ner Tamid -- and I used a word that got me in trouble. The occasion was a showing of "Obsession" -- a documentary on the rise of radical Islam and the worldwide...
May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm
May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pmNext time I'll be more careful before I make fun of cheesecakes. You might recall that last week, I waxed plaintively at how the custom of serving dairy has come to dominate people's view of Shavuot -- and how the holiday could certainly use some better marketing to make it more...
May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pmThe hottest word in marketing today is "interactive." After decades of treating consumers like passive targets, marketers have learned that the best way to get people excited about your product is to create some kind of interaction -- to make consumers feel and experience the...
May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pmThere's something about being Jewish that makes you think big. Jews can easily schmooze about global stuff -- the bigger the better. We're here for all of humanity.
We want to save the planet, whether from global evil or global warming. When we talk about our own problems, we also...
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pmJews are not a people suited for the status quo. We have a rebellious gene. We can't stand still.
Look everywhere and you'll see signs of our restlessness.
The Reform movement is debating whether it has gone too far in moving away from halacha (Jewish law). The Conservatives are...
April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pmIf you want to get in trouble in the Jewish world, critique anything that has to do with Holocaust remembrance. It's a pretty untouchable subject, and for good reason. The Holocaust is a horror that melts the human heart, especially the Jewish heart. I'm not immune.
For three years...