The underdog in the race for best actor at the 2012 Academy Awards is certainly Demian Bichir, who was nominated for his searing performance as an undocumented worker struggling to raise his troubled teenaged son in Chris Weitz’s “A Better Life.” While more expected contenders...
How the Chabad rebbe helped create food stamps, and other Jewish Medal of Freedom stories
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Jonathan Pollard’s job offer stands
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Obama administration: Still a ‘big no’ on supporting settlement building
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September 15, 2011 | 11:22 am
Ryan Gosling is ‘Driver’. He drives…fast…very fast…If you’re a burglar, he’s your go-to guy. Just make sure you get the job done in five minutes. Because that’s all you got…One minute late, Driver is gone.
Now, driving a get-a-way car is Driver’s night job. His day job is slightly...
July 18, 2011 | 9:26 pm
May 23, 2011 | 3:17 pm
As much as I love to participate in any and all civic duties, being chosen for Jury Duty just wasn’t going to happen. Believe it or not, this was the first time I had ever received a notification requiring me to fulfill my civil duty. As I opened the letter, immediately I started...
April 11, 2011 | 2:07 pm
What started out as a surprise of a lifetime, quickly turned into a XXX porn show for many children and one particular fifth-grader.
I like to think that I am a pretty fun parent, but when my husband and I surprised our eleven-year-old with tickets to Thirty Seconds to Mars concert,...
April 4, 2011 | 2:30 pm
My son and I were spending last Sunday together, just the two of us. We ran some errands, bought him things for school, and went to lunch. As we were driving past a Petsmart store, we saw a sign for an organization that adopts out dogs. Knowing my son, I tried to avert the car so...
March 28, 2011 | 10:13 am
I am a big quitter, and I come from a long line of quitters. My whole family is that way, we get excited to start something, but rarely do we actually finish or go through with it. We always have the best excuses to quit something, not only does it make sense for us to quit...
March 24, 2011 | 2:31 pm
I started on an endless journey to find a new house. Everyone knows how incredibly daunting and frustrating that can be, but throw in a few plumbing issues in the house that we are currently in, and it makes for a very urgent matter… For days now, my husband and I have been going...
March 21, 2011 | 5:52 pm
- When people say that they are only 5 minutes away, they are really 20 minutes away.
- If your Doctor’s appointment is at 3 p.m., show up at 3:15 to skip sitting in the waiting room. It works like a charm!
- When your kid is going on and on about something, and the story doesn’t...
December 30, 2010 | 7:45 pm
I got a letter from my car’s manufacturer, saying that my car is part of a Recall due to a faulty brake part. I was told to call the nearest dealership immediately, and bring the car in to get the part replaced.
They listed all possible malfunctions that could result from Not...
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On Feb. 13, an estimated 1,600 volunteers will place thousands of phone calls to community members with the hopes of making this the most Super Sunday ever.
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn will inaugurate the daylong fundraising drive at 9:30 a.m. at the headquarters of The Jewish...