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  • Jerry Weintraub, famed concert promoter and film producer, dies at 77

    By Ryan Torok

    July 7, 2015 | 12:12 pm

    Rabbi Levi Cunin still remembers how decades ago, as a little boy, he visited the Malibu home of movie and music mogul Jerry Weintraub at his request with a crew from Chabad to kasher it — and gave the Hollywood producer the surprise of his life. 

    “One of the places where he got...

  • Jerry Weintraub, producer, dies at 77

    July 6, 2015 | 3:14 pm

    Jerry Weintraub, who produced such hits as The Karate Kid and the Ocean' series, died at his Palm Springs home on Monday, according to TMZ. He was 77. 

    No further details of the passing were immediately available. 

    Read more at Billboard.

  • Brooks Arthur brings stars’ hearts and humor to ‘Jewish Songbook’ CD

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 18, 2008 | 10:27 pm

    The decor in Brooks Arthur's office chronicles what Billboard calls his "career as a behind the scenes superstar of the record industry."

    One photograph depicts Carole King hugging Arthur while working with him after her LP "Tapestry" hit in the 1970s. Nearby is a picture of Bruce...

  • Golan Under Development

    By Tom Tugend

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What is the safest place in Israel?

    The answer, according to Ronnie Lotan, is the Golan, which hasn't had a single terrorist incident since the Heights, captured in 1967, were formally annexed to Israel 20 years ago.

    Lotan, an avuncular looking man of 55, was in town to help organize...