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December 30, 1999 | 7:00 pmIsrael has never seen anything this glitzy. True, there have been neon menorahs for Chanukah and light bulbs outlining Israel's numerical age on Independence Days. But this is another ball game altogether. Hundreds of thousands of people driving on the Israeli freeway this week have...
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmIs the change of the secular calendar from 1999 to 2000 a Jewish issue?
Some insist that the change of the millennium doesn't take place until the calendar rolls over to 2001. But no matter when they think the current era comes to a close, people on both sides of the overall...
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmOkay, let's just get this out in the open. The marking of the second millennium since the birth of Jesus is, well, not a Jewish event. In fact, it doesn't take a theologian to figure out that it's pretty much a Christian way of chalking up the years.
Nevertheless, Jews will most...
October 21, 1999 | 8:00 pmJust last month, Walt Disney World appeared to be right in the path of a bona fide hurricane. Hurricane Floyd was headed for Florida's eastern coast, and Walt Disney World was forced to close its doors for the first time in its 28-year history. But Mickey's luck held out. Floyd...
October 8, 1998 | 8:00 pmAs we approach the new millennium, we often discuss the unity of the Jewish people, seeking those aspects of Jewish life that will hold our diverse communal elements together after the year 2000. Rabbi Joseph Soleveitchek has referred to our Jewish covenant as including our shared...
December 4, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Toward the Millennium
The 2000 Year Old Man is alive, well and still doesn't touchfried food
By Diane Arieff Zaga, Arts Editor
Before Carl Reiner invented the "Dick Van Dyke Show" and thetemperamental, toupee-clad Alan Brady, before Mel Brooks was aYiddish-spouting Indian chief...