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  • Letters to the Editor: Kosher lettuce, Christianity, children’s art and Eric Roth

    February 1, 2012 | 12:47 pm

    Following the Letter and Spirit of Kosher

    Reading Jonah Lowenfeld’s “Can We Afford Kosher Lettuce?” (Jan. 27) was a déjà vu moment for my wife and me. We, too, bought the special worry-free, super-kosher romaine lettuce with the rabbinical seal of approval for our Pesach...

  • Writer’s Guild to Honor ‘Extremely’ Talented Screenwriter Eric Roth

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 26, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    Several weeks before he was to receive the lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America, West, Eric Roth was in his study in Malibu conducting a breezy conversation that veered from his communist Jewish parents to his Oscar-winning screenplay for “Forrest Gump.”...

  • Geller is for real; Pico-Roberston’s no ‘hood; Honorable menschen

    January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Power of Geller

    David Ian Salter's letter regarding Uri Geller infuriated me and compelled me to write my first-ever letter to an editor (Letters, Dec. 29). For Salter to make a blanket statement saying that "Geller has been conclusively debunked as a charlatan" and that "Geller is...

  • Mystic Letters

    By Eric Roth

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    If God uttered words to create the universe, it's not surprising that two L.A. artists are using the Hebrew alphabet as inspiration for their own work.



    "Letters of Foundation," now at The Jewish Federation's Bell Gallery, is a multimedia show that traces the 2,500-year evolution...

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  • ‘They’ve Got Their Heads In The Sand

    By Eric Roth

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    "You can't afford to sign up to a peace agreement that is all one-sided, meaning Israel takes all the risks," observed retired U.S. Admiral Leon A. Edney to small groups of Jewish leaders in Beverly Hills last week. "We need to find a way to live in peace with the Arab world, but...

  • Dissenting Opinions

    By Eric Roth

    August 17, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Congressional leaders, activists and religious leaders invoked biblical notions of justice to spotlight the need to bring about campaign reform, reduce poverty and end the "failed war on drugs." Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wisc.) warned the packed Shadow Convention 2000 audience in...

  • Hot Propositions

    By Eric Roth

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    California's ballot initiatives have been making laws and national headlines since 1911. Designed by Governor Hiram Johnson to take politics directly to the people and over the heads of a corrupt legislature, the initiative process often focuses on populist issues. California voters...
  • What’s the Jewish Stake in LAUSD?

    By Eric Roth

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Helen Burnstein, the former president of the United Teachers of Los Angles, used to argue, "Teachers want what students need." Many Jewish educators and parents feel the same way about Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). "Jews want what LAUSD needs." Educational excellence,...
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