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  • Defining Family

    By Yehuda Lev

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    A few months ago, in these pages, I described a brief visit to Los Angeles to attend the wedding of my daughter, Dafna, 42, and

    her fiancé, Scott, 36 ("Father of the Bride," July 11). It was a first marriage for both and celebrated without benefit of clergy -- Scott being Christian...

  • It’s Passover Time Down Under, Mate

    By Linda Morel

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Because Australia is situated below the equator, its seasons rebel against the Jewish calendar. Our winter is their summer; our spring their fall. Although Passover's rituals and symbols resonate spring, the holiday is celebrated in autumn Down Under.

    "Passover begins just as the...

  • How the Gonif

    By Matthew Wunderlich

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Every Jew in the temple

    Loved Chanukah a lot,

    But the town's biggest Gonif

    Most certainly did not.

    The Thief hated Chanukah, the whole Chanukah story.

    He hated the Maccabees and all of their glory.

    It could be his mezuzah wasn't screwed on just right,

    Or maybe he wrapped his...

  • Chanukah in Casablanca

    By Michel Ohayon

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    We realized that Chanukah was coming when we smelled the aromas from the bakeries in the Jewish Quarter of the city, where we all lived. In Morocco we didn't have expensive menorahs, because it was illegal to import them from Israel. Instead, every year just before Chanukah, the...

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