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  • Location, location, location

    By Elyse Glickman

    August 15, 2008 | 6:25 pm

    Your congregation is there for you when you need it, but there are times when you're tempted to think outside the synagogue -- such as your wedding.

    Destination weddings in spots like Hawaii or the Caribbean are a romantic way to start a new life with someone, but changes in the...

  • Table for none?

    By Amy Klein

    May 5, 2008 | 2:00 pm

    It was to be the restaurant that would change kosher dining in Los Angeles.

    In December 2006, the Prime Grill, a branch of the popular New York kosher steakhouse, opened its doors in Beverly Hills promising a new experience in kosher dining. "There's never been a kosher restaurant...

  • A Moveable (Kosher) Feast

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    You've just spent the morning shooting a television commercial on location, and you're famished. The rest of the cast and crew are chowing down on hamburgers, but you adhere to the Jewish dietary laws. Will you have to go hungry?

    Not to worry. Now Mohammed brings the mountain to...

  • Star of the Canyon

    By Mojdeh Sionit

    June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The Canyon Country Store -- the star-studded grocery featured in the older woman/younger man film "Laurel Canyon," starring Frances McDormand -- is actually run by two Persian Jews.

    Owner David Shamsa and manager Tommy Bina have tried to maintain the store's authenticity.

    Shamsa,...

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  • Community Designs

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Although he owns more than 11 million square feet of office space, Charles S. Cohen is not your typical New York real estate mogul.

    For one, he spends a lot of time in Los Angeles -- calling it his second home -- and it seems clear why L.A. culture appeals to him. A lifetime film...