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  • The Imus Affair: It’s not hip to be vulgar

    By Mitch Paradise

    April 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Years ago, on my first day of a six-year stint as a substitute teacher in the L.A. Unified School District, I entered El Camino Real High only to be instantly slapped in the face by a profanity-laced tirade by a black male student directed at a group of black females sitting quietly...
  • Tel Aviv Emerges From Capital’s Shadow

    By Amy Klein

    June 3, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Why aren't you living in Jerusalem?"

    I used to date a guy from Tel Aviv, and whenever we'd spend the weekends in my city, the capital of Israel, he'd get this question thrown at him every place we went.

    "Are you a student?" people would ask, bemused. My Anglo immigrant friends could...

  • A magazine with attitude

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    She's young, sexy, defiant and Jewish. And now, journalist Jennifer Bleyer has created a magazine that is ... well, young, sexy, defiant and Jewish.

    HEEB, out nationwide Feb. 5, promises to be for young Jewish Americans what Los Angeles-based Giant Robot magazine has been for young...

  • Centenarian Inspiration

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Sam Dabby was 100 years old on Nov. 5, but he waited to celebrate with members of his family and friends at a Nov. 18 party given at Kahal Joseph Congregation Temple. Among the celebrants was his workout trainer, Jeremy Forte, who has been helping Dabby lift weights and exercise for...

  • Well Versed

    By Gene Lichtenstein

    November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The trouble with reading Judith Viorst's delightful new book of verse, "Suddenly Sixty, And Other Shocks of Later Life," is that you recognize another decade has gone by in her life and so, presumably, in yours as well. "Suddenly Sixty "follows on the high heels of those earlier...