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  • Can Pasadena become a ‘city of justice?’

    By Peter Dreier

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I sometimes wonder what the Prophet Isaiah would think about Pasadena.

    It was Isaiah whose words we just read this past Yom Kippur.

    God, speaking through Isaiah, says, "Do you think the fast that I demand this day is to bow down your head like a bulrush? No! The fast I demand is...

  • It’s the Swan Song for Hatikvah Music

    By Kirk Silsbee

    December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    On a recent afternoon, boxes were scattered around the floor of Hatikvah Music International on Fairfax Avenue. Stacks of CDs, piles of mailing envelopes and piles of boxes to be mailed threatened the barely discernible order of the store. Aside from owner Simon Rutberg and his...

  • Letters

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Taps for Hatikvah

    It has been sad indeed to see the slow death of all things Jewish along our Fairfax stretch over the last few years ("Fairfax Shops Feel the Squeeze," Oct. 21).

    Before we are relegated to yet another historical reference on the Canter's mural, let's hope the...