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In the Seats Around You

By Meredith Jacobs

September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

I got a new outfit for yontif. The clothes add to the newness of this time of year, just like the first day of school. I sometimes wonder if the synagogues crank up the air conditioning on... read full article

  • Jewish Population on Rise in South Bay

    By Julie Brown

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Thirteen years ago I called my cousin in the San Fernando Valley and announced to her that I was moving to the South Bay.

    "Why would you do that?" she said. "There are no Jews in the South Bay!"

    I don't know when that rumor might have held a modicum of truth, but it isn't the case...

  • Cantor Carries on Tennis Tradition

    By Tom Tugend

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Steven Walfish's life is ruled by the three Ts: tallit, tefillin and tennis.To illustrate this point, when his son Sam was in first grade, he asked his dad to drop by the school and join other fathers in talking about their professions.

    So the elder Walfish appeared in full regalia...

  • Let Your Fingers Do the Gift Shopping

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When it comes to the High Holidays, festive meals aren't complete without turban-shaped challahs, pomegranates and apples and honey. As a dinner guest, supportive family member and friend, you may be on the lookout for thoughtful gifts. Turns out, in Israel, Rosh Hashanah is a...

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  • Young Jews Choose Offbeat Expression

    By Sue Fishkoff

    September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    A new study of Jews in their 20s and 30s reveals that though these young people are underaffiliated with traditional institutions, many have a strongly defined Jewish identity that they express in creative new ways outside synagogues, Jewish Community Centers and the federation...

  • Air Force Flies New Tolerance Guidelines

    By Matthew E. Berger

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Just in time for the High Holidays, U.S. Air Force officials are disseminating new guidelines for religious tolerance, in hopes of improving an atmosphere that some airmen say is unwelcoming to religious minorities.

    However, while some are calling the new regulations a good first...

  • Give Some Honey to Apples of Your Eye

    By Sharon Duke Estroff

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The High Holiday Hustle. We know the steps well. It starts with a tireless trek to the mall in search of that stylish synagogue suit. Next comes the culinary juggling act, simultaneously preparing Aunt Sophie's tzimmes, Bubbe's killer kugel and a 22-pound turkey, dressed and trimmed....

  • 525,600 Minutes

    By Wendy Jaffe

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    I was sitting in the AMC theater in Woodland Hills, a captive of a dull series of pre-movie advertisements, when I started to think about my next column. I considered writing about fasting (argue that a tall Starbucks latte might be an acceptable fasting exception, compared to a...

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