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  • Noir drama ‘Mob City’ shines light on L.A.‘s criminal underbelly

    Gerri Miller, Contributing Writer

    November 26, 2013 | 2:01 pm

    In the postwar 1940s, organized crime was rampant in Los Angeles, and the men behind the mob were Jewish, guys like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel and Meyer “Mickey” Cohen, who rubbed elbows with movie stars and reveled in their notoriety. These rather glamorous gangsters are the focus of...

  • The Holocaust, the Mideast, cons and Americana

    Iris Mann, Contributing Writer

    November 25, 2013 | 5:02 pm

    Scattered amid this year’s more traditional holiday fare are some ambitious, profound and illuminating films that should intrigue the discriminating audience.

    Among these is “The Last of the Unjust,” a rabbi accused of collaborating with the Nazis, from noted French-Jewish...

  • Holiday preview calendar

    By Laura Donney

    November 25, 2013 | 4:34 pm

    MON | DEC 2

    HA HA Hanukkah

    If you like to laugh and hear happy Chanukah songs, then this is the show for you. It will be a special night of funny people, including Stephanie Blum, Jimmy Brogan and Mark Schiff. Hosted by Kenny Ellis, who has long made it a mission to marry the...

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  • Snowbirds find common artistic ground

    by Jonathan Maseng

    November 22, 2013 | 4:49 pm

    Seven years ago, Benjamin Weissman and Yutaka Sone met on a mountaintop. Rumor had it they shared a taste in skis. “There’s only one person more obsessed with snow than you,” a friend had told Weissman, “and it’s Yutaka.” And so Weissman searched Mammoth Mountain for the mercurial...

  • Kibbutznik’s history becomes performance art

    by Jonathan Maseng

    November 22, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    Yael Davids was frustrated. After more than a week of trying to set up a time to talk from her home base in Amsterdam, she was finally on Skype, but there was a problem. “I want to see you!” she said, somewhat defeated, as she realized that her video connection just wasn’t going to...

  • Magical music of the Middle East

    By Rick Schultz

    November 22, 2013 | 4:13 pm

    Almost two years ago, while watching a YouTube video of Mohammed Fairouz’s “Tahrir for Clarinet and Orchestra,” Neal Brostoff, a visiting lecturer in Jewish music history at UCLA, had an idea. The concerto sounded “surprisingly Jewish,” he thought, and not just because the soloist...

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    February 1, 2013 | 4:33 pm

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