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  • Shabbat on Halloween: Horror of horrors or wonder of wonders?

    October 28, 2014 | 9:33 am

    With a borscht-curdling geshrei, Halloween this year falls on Shabbat. On a Friday night, trick-or-treaters, even Jewish ones, will be knocking.

    Should we open the door? Or should we be spooked about joining the celebration?

    After reading that on Oct. 31, Urban Adamah, a...

  • Hollywood Costumes from the Golden Age to the present

    By Avishay Artsy

    September 22, 2014 | 10:41 am

    Chances are, even if you haven’t seen the movies, you can picture the costumes.

    Harrison Ford’s fedora and leather jacket in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” John Belushi’s “college” sweatshirt in “National Lampoon’s Animal House.” Eddie Murphy’s fur coats and lavish gold jewelry in...

  • My last Halloween

    By Gina Nahai

    October 30, 2013 | 12:06 pm

    These days it creeps up on me like an ache — the occasional pumpkin in a front yard, the synthetic cobwebs in trees, the subtle turn in the weather and, yes, there’s that feeling in the pit of my stomach, the hollowness of those dreams in which you’re lost in a white tunnel, with...

  • Shabbat Shalom!

    Rabbi Elaine Rose Glickman

    October 25, 2013 | 9:29 am

    I am a rabbi, married to another rabbi, and completely committed to giving our kids a childhood built on Judaism and Jewish values.

    Having said that, I must confess: I love Halloween.

    When my oldest son was not yet one, we dressed him in a pumpkin costume and took him around...

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  • Dancing With The Stars - UPDATED

    By Ilana Angel

    October 5, 2011 | 12:21 am

    Last night I went to the taping of Dancing With the Stars.  The new set is beautiful and I must say that the crew there is lovely.  From the pages to the camera guys, they are all very sweet and greet you with smiles.  I think television tapings are a lot of waiting and not much fun,...

  • Dancing With the Stars from the Good Seats

    By Ilana Angel

    October 4, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    Last night I went to the live taping of Dancing With the Stars.  The new set is beautiful and I must say that the crew there is lovely.  From the pages to the camera guys, they are all very sweet and greet you with smiles.  I think television tapings are a lot of waiting and not much...

  • The whole megillah: Ten reasons to love Purim

    By Jane Ulman

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    So what is Purim about? This short guide explains the various holiday traditions and celebrations, as well as a few suggestions of unique and fun ways to partake in the festivities.

    1. Megillah Reading

    One of four mitzvot, or commandments, on Purim is listening to the reading of...

  • The Tale of the Allergist’s Mother

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Shirl Bernheim is sitting in her dressing room at the Ahmanson Theatre, her cane tucked in a corner, preparing to transform herself into the hilariously fierce Jewish mama of Charles Busch's hit play, "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife."

    "I'm getting fapitzed," she says an hour before...

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