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Tag: Las Vegas
September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm
July 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm
Across the parking lot of the neighborhood pub/casino in the Summerlin suburb of Las Vegas, Jewish residents, community leaders, local officials and passersby stood in the 110-degree heat recently to watch the ribbon-cutting ceremony of a new Chabad shul.
The imposing $4.5...
July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Between the drinking, the gambling and the legalized prostitution, Las Vegas just might be the most romantic spot on the planet for the biggest drunken gamble of them all: marriage. But while making your inebriated way down the aisle in this marriage mecca is as easy as pie for the...
February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Jews can dance a mean hora, but when it comes to hip-hop, they aren't known to hold their own -- until now. The Milken Community High School Dance Team swept the open regional Dance Team Competition in Las Vegas and earned a bid to the 2004 National Dance Team Competition of the High...
November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Oscar Goodman sure likes his Beefeater.
So much so that this Las Vegas mayor had proposed to become a spokesman for the gin company for $100,000. The money, Goodman promised, would go to the city coffers.
On a November Friday afternoon, just a day after news of the Beefeater...
December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm
August 16, 2001 | 8:00 pm
Las Vegas isn't exactly the holiest place on earth. Hotels on the Strip have dumped the family-friendly approach in favor of European-style topless shows, and much of the praying takes place at craps tables and roulette wheels. But in this decadent city, synagogues, kosher...
June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pmA flamboyant underworld attorney and former synagogue president was elected mayor of Las Vegas by a landslide, according to the final results from last Tuesday's vote.
Oscar Goodman, 59, gained fame and considerable wealth representing top mobsters, as well as such celebrities as...
November 19, 1998 | 7:00 pmPeter Berg's "Very Bad Things," the tale of a Las Vegas bachelor party gone terribly wrong, is the season's most twisted black comedy: What else can you say about a film in which a boychik cites Jewish law to justify unscrambling hacked-up corpse parts?
Edgy, intense Berg, 34, who...