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  • Honey cake, down on the farm

    By Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    September 26, 2008 | 6:21 pm

    Off The Page

    It is fall 1943, and David Nathan knows life has changed since the Nazis have taken over the streets of his beloved city of Copenhagen (that’s in Denmark):

    Everyone is keeping secrets; David’s older sister, Rachel, sometimes doesn’t come home; and people are waiting...

  • Paper pieces for peace

    By Jay Firestone

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    An ancient Japanese legend holds that anyone who folds 1,000 origami cranes will be granted a wish. If three L.A.-area day schools were to get one, it might be for peace and understanding.

    Pasadena's Weizmann Jewish day school hosted an interfaith origami session on Tuesday, May...