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  • Producer Channels

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Gays weren't even on the radar in Ilene Chaiken's Jewish community in Philadelphia back in the 1960s.

    The creator of Showtime's lesbian drama, "The L Word," grew up in a home of "good liberal Jews" and belonged to a Reform temple.

    "But I think the closest one ever came to...