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March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pmA couple of events over the past week have given me a nice dose of optimism for the Jewish people. The first event was a Little League baseball game in a Jewish league called Blue Star, where my son Noah's team, the Rays, were playing a very talented team called the Jays.
February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm
February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pmThank you.
That's the profound message of this column: Thank you. The instigators, organizers and volunteers who brought Limmud to Los Angeles last weekend deserve our gratitude for challenging one of the long-held orthodoxies of the L.A. Jewish community: There is no Jewish...
November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pmWhat do Jews do when they seriously disagree with one another? Sometimes they hold their noses, other times they do worse -- they disconnect. Over the past few weeks I've seen a nice sampling of Jewish disagreements, and it's made me think about the value of occasionally changing the...
October 25, 2007 | 8:00 pm
You can feel the ruach in this Limmud UK video
At the Limmud conference in England three years ago, Angeleno Judy Aronson attended a session on the Jews and the Beatles, where she sat next to the former neighbor of Beatle's manager Brian Epstein. She tried to keep up with Romanians...
August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm