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  • Into The Looking Glass, Reflections from the High Holy Days … and How to Hang a Mirror

    By Cantor Harris Shore, The Handy Hazzan

    October 27, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    Yes, The Handy Hazzan has been away for a while.  By the end of July I was already focused on developing the choir for The New Shul of the Conejo, where I was most fortunate to serve as Hazzan for the High Holy Days alongside Rabbi Gershon Weissman and my friend and colleague, Rabbi...

  • A Rabbi Walks Into a Bar…

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Speaking of the High Holy Days, did you hear the one about Morrie and Estie, who decide to skip services and go on a safari? They end up getting lost in the dark jungles of Africa.

    "Don't worry," Morrie soothes his terrified wife. "We have nothing to worry about -- I didn't pay our...

  • Who needs law school? Just marry a lawyer!

    By Jane Ulman

    January 4, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    First, let me say that by the time I announced to my family that I was actually getting married, at the already questionable child-bearing age of 34, they would have been ecstatic had I said I was marrying a Martian.

    The fact that Larry was a lawyer, on the partner track at a...

  • Meeting Dr. Soulmate

    By Teresa Strasser

    August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Somehow, the universe knows. It knows when you have on a fresh coat of MAC lipgloss, some cute heels you got on sale at Charles David and clean hair that's looking halfway decent. It knows. That's the night you won't meet anyone.

    If a principle is true, then so is its opposite,...

  • Funny Because It’s Jewish

    By Mike Levy

    May 2, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Nothing much happened on the way to the temple. But a funny thing happened inside.

    A laughter-filled evening, with a bit of insight thrown in, was a sure bet as the popular Writers Bloc series brought together actor-comic Jerry Stiller, Vegas legend Shecky Greene, uber-comedy writer...