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  • Tom Jones to play Israel

    July 30, 2013 | 11:07 am

    The latest big-name musician to commit to a concert in Israel is Tom Jones,  according to The Times of Israel. The Welsh pop legend, 73, is slated to hit Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena on October 26.

    Audiences can look forward to hearing classics like “It’s Not Unusual,” “Love Me...

  • Gene Simmons to save the day

    By Lauren Bottner

    November 14, 2011 | 11:27 am

    Kiss rock star Gene Simmons, aka Chaim Weitz, lectures at the London Business School on how to save the British economy and build a billion-dollar brand.  Sure, because our top economists and brilliant minds around the world obviously are missing the answer, so lets invite the...

  • Even a Good Girl Looks Like a Hooker When Her Date is 36 Minutes Late

    By Ilana Angel

    October 23, 2011 | 8:47 pm

    I had a date on Saturday night with a man we’ll call “Sparky”.  I chose this moniker not because it is a cute name for a puppy, thus implying he is a dog, but rather because both on the phone, and in person, we had a spark.  I am sarcastic and rather quick witted so when I meet...

  • KISS reunion tour in Haifa: Gene Simmons goes home

    September 12, 2011 | 11:22 am

    The most well-circulated piece of trivia about Gene Simmons, former member of the band KISS, is that he was born in Haifa, Israel. For years Simmons’ birthplace and Israeli heritage were rumored to be true, but in the Digital Age it would be confirmed with Wikipedia and video...

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  • Gene Simmons Talks “Family Jewels” and Why Blood is Thicker Than Hummus [UPDATE]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 28, 2011 | 12:05 am

    In the June 28 episode of A & E’s reality series, “Gene Simmons Family Jewels,” flamboyant KISS frontman Simmons – famed for his demonic makeup, fire-breathing, tongue-flicking, 10-inch platforms and female conquests – cries at his father’s grave in Israel.

    It was the...

  • Kiss’ Gene Simmons: Boycotters are “fools”

    March 25, 2011 | 11:16 am

    Shout it out loud: Gene Simmons thinks Israel boycotters among his rocking colleagues are “fools.”

    Simmons, the Kiss co-founder known for his seemingly endless tongue, returned to Israel this week as part of his reality show, “Gene Simmons’ Family Jewels.”

    Simmons, born Chaim Witz,...

  • From the Mouths of Babes

    By Joan G Friedman

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    How Do You Decide Whom to Marry?

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    •You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. -- Alan, age 10

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    •No person really decides before they grow up who they're going to...

  • Set, Spike, Kiss

    By Carin Davis

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I'll never play the violin in high heels again.

    OK, I'll be back in sticks in six weeks, and I never played the fiddle. But I did play an important game of volleyball.

    Every Sunday, my peeps and I play co-ed pickup volleyball on Venice Beach. New catch Austin is always up for a...

  • A Scholar Who Lacks Sense

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    August 10, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    In Hebrew, a "scholar who lacks sense" reads as talmid chacham b'li sechel. In any language, it sounds like an oxymoron. I first heard this in reference to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the former chief Sephardic rabbi of Israel, who this week called Holocaust victims "reincarnated sinners,"...