Rabbi Stewart Vogel at Temple Aliyah invited me many months ago, to speak to the synagogue men's group at 7 p.m. on June 12. Of course I said yes -- it was one of those gracious invitations with so much advance notice that the day seemed as...
What San Gabriel’s Padres taught William Mulholland
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Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
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Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
July 3, 2008 | 11:30 amIt was by far my hardest speaking gig ever.
July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm
January 23, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Fans of the legendary first seasons of "Saturday Night Live" remember Laraine Newman sashaying with Gilda Radner in the hilarious faux commercial for "Jewess Jeans." They recall her Barbra Streisand impression and her angry beatnik character reciting bad poetry in nasal...