In the last six years, I along with my husband and kids have lived in many different cities. In part its due to my husband’s profession; having been in the entertainment field for over 20 years, its just a way of life. Moving away from Orange County a few years ago was the hardest...
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October 23, 2008 | 4:27 pm
Volume IV: The Hollywood Dream
This segment could arguably fit into Volume III, but given its significance to the L.A. community, it seemed worthy of special attention. Sure, Hollywood is filled with Jews, but what does it take to succeed as a Jew? I talked to a professional in the business to find out.
July 11, 2008 | 4:27 am
I managed to crash (with advance approval) an exclusive event for Birthright Israel alumni at a sushi restaurant in Westwood this week. For Jews who live on another planet, Birthright Israel is program that gives Jews ages 18-26 a free educational trip to Israel. It’s not my fault I...
May 29, 2008 | 2:32 pm
February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm
A new law that bans that use of experimental pesticides in schools is the latest achievement of Robina Suwol, a Jewish anti-pesticide activist.
The law, which took effect last month, grew out of a presentation two years ago before an L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) advisory...
October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm
As every political and charitable organization knows, there is nothing like access to Hollywood stars and influential players to collect crowds and hefty donations.
So when American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) supporters arrive in Los Angeles Sunday for a...
June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm
March 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm
When Soviet film schools banned Vladimir Alenikov due to anti-Semitism, he risked arrest to make his own movies in 1973. The director cold-called Soviet stars, who quickly signed on to his innovative projects. He bought leftover film stock, scavenged equipment, faked documents and...
January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm