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  • Learning Trope

    January 9, 2013 | 12:29 pm

    When Ronald Rosenblatt chants the haftarah for congregants at Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, the 70-year-old West Los Angeles dentist feels a deep connection with his past.

    His late father regularly stood up to sing the sacred text at the temple’s prayer services until his...

  • Jew of Arcadia

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Becky Wahlstrom isn't a Jew, but she plays one on TV. As Grace Polk on CBS's "Joan of Arcadia," the blond Chicagoan looks refreshingly unlike your stereotypical Jewish character. Of course, Grace's character wasn't supposed to seem Jewish from the start. The contrary, politically...

  • Community Briefs

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Center Launches Appeal on 12 Jews Missing in Iran

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center is asking concerned people around the world to join in a Passover appeal for 12 Jews missing in Iran, some up to 10 years.

    Eleven of the men, ranging in age from 15 to 57 at the time of their...

  • Seder at Bubbie’s

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Mah Nishtanah Ha Lila HaZeh Mikol HaLeilot?

    Why is this night different from all other nights?

    On all other nights I'm required to act like a 25-year-old adult, but on this first night -- being the youngest person at my seder table -- I get to be a kid.

    For the last seven years,...

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