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  • Roger Love: From Bima to Eminem

    June 21, 2011 | 5:14 pm

    When Jeff Bridges won the Academy Award for his portrayal of an aging, alcoholic country singer in the movie “Crazy Heart,” he memorably thanked his parents, the motion picture academy, his director, his co-stars, and then, toward the end, as if recalling a particularly fond...

  • A New L.A. Shtibl

    By Julie G Fax

    May 14, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Several people huddle around the Shtibl Minyan's scarf-covered bima, rolling the Torah scroll to the day's special maftir. There is some down time threatening to break the momentum, so Rachel Sheer grabs someone's child to balance on her hip as she circles the room urging others to...