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  • Them vs. Us

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    December 10, 2008 | 10:53 pm

    Was it Mort Sahl who said, "Just because I'm a paranoid, doesn't mean that they're not out to get me"?

    In this week's parsha, the narrative begins with the drama of Yaakov and his tender flock -- two wives, two quasi-wives, 11 sons, a daughter -- preparing to meet with an oncoming...

  • L.A. Film Festival features a history of hate and an Israeli spy

    By Susan Josephs

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As a schoolboy, Oren Jacoby once gave a research report about the Crusades, without "having any idea about the Jewish communities that were massacred. We were taught a sanitized version of events," he said.

    Now an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Jacoby can safely be called an...
  • Ties That Bind

    By Gaby Wenig

    March 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The Rev. Rick Fish has long hair, a shaggy beard and wears jeans and a flannel shirt. Preacher Rick, as he is called, is the friendly and gregarious leader of The Live Ride, a church in Simi Valley that administers to bikers. Fish also visited Jerusalem last February and fell in love...

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