My interest in Blossom blossomed relatively late, since I discovered the television series well after it stopped airing on NBC. When Blossom premiered in 1990, its title character was thirteen and I was six—more interested in Garfield and Friends than Blossom and Co. Instead,...
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
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Israel’s new reality star, an unbelievable survival story, Birthright and more-This week from Israel
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Shari Rosenman decided to homeschool her children because it gave her the freedom to set her family’s schedule. Leat Silvera does it because she wants her children to pursue their passions.
A few years ago they realized that, as Jews, they weren’t alone in making this...
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Writing in the American Interest, Walter Russell Mead takes a fascinating look at a long line of botched American action in the Mideast, and offers some advice to Obama.
The Middle East is an unforgiving environment for...
August 28, 2012 | 3:42 pm
Mayim Bialik, who nearly lost her right hand thumb in a car accident two weeks ago, told “Access Hollywood” in an interview that immediately following the accident, her first instinct was to get out of the car, fearing it would explode. “Many Denzel Washington films” ran through...
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SUN | JULY 8
L.A. performance artist and avant-garde clown April Hava Shenkman channels the comedy queens of Hollywood’s golden age for advice and wisdom. Follow Shenkman’s pursuit of happiness in this one-woman, cabaret-style performance. Sun. Through July 29. 9-10...
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It’s been a while since this many Jews partied in the desert. Last time it happened, I believe the earth opened up and swallowed them alive.
But TribeFest is a little different than golden calf worshipping, aside from the heavy dose of temptation…
Here’s a VideoJew special report on the convention this past week.
October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Mayim Bialik's nickname on campus is "Super Jew." The down-to-earth 26-year-old who starred for five years in the hit sitcom "Blossom" has ceased acting, focusing her attention instead on Judaism.
She is currently studying neuroscience for her graduate degree at a prestigious...