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  • VIDEO: Mind of Mencia—cultural explorer Carlos goes to Fairfax to visit the Jews

    July 7, 2008 | 10:51 pm

    <a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/" target="_blank">Mind of Mencia: Cultural Explorer - Jews</a>

    Official Comedy Central Video: The Mind of Mencia—cultural explorer Carlos goes to visit the Jews

  • Best street for a J-cation?  Fairfax!

    July 3, 2008 | 11:32 am

    In a summer of rising airfares and gas prices, you need to take a trip that is close by, low cost, in town and that will fill you with Jewish stories.

    The best place to do that? Fairfax Avenue.

    That's right, become a Jewish cultural tourist, not in New York, Venice or Seville, but...

  • L.A.: The New Israel

    By Merissa Nathan Gerson

    May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    When I was asked to go "learn about the L.A. Jews," my brother, hailing from Washington, D.C., suggested Canter's Delicatessen. But I quickly learned that according to true L.A. Jews, Canter's is not a Jewish place, not really, not L.A. Jewish.

    I arrived in Los Angeles for the...
  • A Day at Canter’s

    October 27, 2006 | 4:33 pm

    A Day at Canter’s by Tracy Swedlow

    Music by Chutzpah!



  • 7 Days in the Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    August 17, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday the 19th

    Now extended through Sept. 30 is the Marvin Chernoff play, "Chaim's Love Song." In it, a 74-year-old Jewish man tells his life stories, tall tales and musings to a young blonde Iowan girl, whom he meets on a Brooklyn park bench.

    Lonny Chapman Group Repertory...