Jewish Journal

A Different Standard

By Julie G Fax

November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

"In God's eyes, I am who I am," says Mimi Feigelson.

Ask Mimi Feigelson a simple question, you don't get a simple answer.

"So how do you like L.A.?" I ask, as we sit down for coffee and pastries at a Pico-Robertson cafe, thinking this is... read full article

  • From Tel Aviv to Tinseltown

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Mili Avital is describing the difference between paparazzi here and back home in Israel. "It's not hysteria in Israel, except about politics," she says.

    Avital should know. The gregarious actress, 29, is perhaps the only ingenue of her generation to successfully segue from Israeli to...

  • Museum Maven

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    It was all she could think about, leading up to the night of Nov. 1: "I was worried about the turnout. We really worked very hard to get this turnout."

    The woman fretting was Jean Friedman, and the event she was stewing over was, for her, the culmination of a dream.

    The Discovery...

  • Bonding Over Bonds

    By Beverly Gray

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Monique Maas Gibbons believes that in the 21st century women will be more in charge of their finances than ever before.

    "Now we have to start thinking about how to save and how to make our money grow," Gibbons told the Journal.

    So Gibbons herself started thinking. The result was "Women...

  • Precedent Setting

    By Adam Wills

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Judge Pauline Nightingale, 90, says her mother taught her never to question the teacher's authority. But when she entered the workforce after graduating from law school, she had no choice: authorities tried to keep her from practicing law because she was a woman. Not only did she...
  • Crowning Achievements

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    You've seen them on "Friends," "Seinfeld," "Dharma & Greg," "Melrose Place." You've spotted them in films: "The Pelican Brief," "Miami Rhapsody." They're not actors, but they share scenes with today's hottest stars: Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Brooke Shields. Yet do you know...
  • Ticket to Enlightenment

    By Teresa Strasser

    July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Ever since I moved to Los Angeles, I've been completely lost.

    No, I don't mean spiritually or emotionally. I mean literally. I've been lost for pretty much two straight years.

    What is the Thomas Guide to me but the Book of Babel? I have a hard enough time just knowing where I am in...

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