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  • Winkler and Shatner take a ‘Better Late Than Never’ trip to Asia

    By Gerri Miller

    2 weeks ago

    William Shatner’s fictional outer-space adventures as “Star Trek” Captain James T. Kirk were just slightly more alien than navigating the idiosyncrasies of Asian culture, as he and fellow Jewish actor Henry Winkler discovered when they traveled to Japan, South Korea, Thailand and...

  • Chanukah Gift Guide

    December 7, 2011 | 3:19 am

    Jonathan Adler Dachshund Menorah   Calling all dog lovers! The Dachshund Menorah designed by Jonathan Adler is not your standard chanukiyah. Made in Peru, this fair-trade sculpted menorah is made of high-fired stoneware and features a white matte glaze. The Dachshund Menorah is...
  • Are Jews outdoorsy? Henry Winkler of ‘Happy Days’ thinks so

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 21, 2011 | 1:21 pm

    Henry Winkler, the beloved Arthur Fonzarelli from “Happy Days” thinks Jews are more outdoorsy than stereotypes allow. He said this in an interview with the Baltimore Jews Times about his new book, “I’ve Never Met An Idiot On The River: Reflections On Family, Fishing, And...

  • Writing the Book On Reading

    By Marc Ballon

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Seated before 21 third-graders at Selma Avenue Elementary School in Hollywood, actor Henry Winkler cracked open a copy of "I Got a 'D' in Salami," a children's book he co-authored, and began reading. The "Fonze," a little grayer and thicker around the middle than in his salad days,...

  • Making Dyslexia Funny

    By Adam Wills

    August 7, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    T he Fonz was the ultimate of cool on "Happy Days," but in real life Henry Winkler struggled through school. Winkler and his parents -- who called him stupid and lazy -- didn't know that he was dyslexic until he was diagnosed at age 30.

    Winkler, 57, is now taking those frustrating...