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  • Banking on web wisdom and webbish geography

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    You may remember Dan Jacobs from his "A Sensitive Guy on the Road: Fifty Dates Across the States" project in 2004. The L.A. native and son of a rabbi is back again with a new whimsical idea: Avanoo.com (pronounced avenue). It's what he calls the world's first "community wisdom bank."...
  • The Forbidden Food

    By Dan Jacobs

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I was casually walking through the meat aisle at the local supermarket yesterday morning looking for kosher chicken when I saw her holding a package of frozen shrimp.

    Her hair was long and sun-bleached blonde, and her eyes were blue like the sky. I knew she wasn't Jewish. My heart...