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  • The Shabbat Nightmare

    By Sarah Tuttle-Singer

    March 13, 2011 | 11:54 am

    She lit the Shabbat candles.  He blessed the wine.  The oldest sprinkled salt on the challah, and they thanked God for the delicious golden bounty.

    Together they sat - faces warmed by candlelight.  The rain outside threw frigged daggers against the windowpane. 

    But they were...

  • Jewish Groups Join Quake Relief Efforts

    By Dan Baron

    December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    For thousands of young Israelis, the sun-drenched archipelagos of Southeast Asia were the perfect destination to forget the rigors of military service.

    But this week, that post-Zionist nirvana became a nightmare. The tsunami that swept India, Thailand, Sri Lanka and the...

  • Judgment of Herbert Bierhoff

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 9, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The nightmares have plagued Dr. Sigi Ziering since the Holocaust.

    "Of all the many memories of friends and family that I [have] carried with me for over 50 years, the fate of the Bierhoff family... [has] caused me the most sleepless nights," Ziering says, through a character in his...

  • Dreaming C’s

    By Teresa Strasser

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Either the apocalypse is coming, or I've been living in Los Angeles too long. Last night, I woke up from the most vivid dream, the kind that feels like it lasted all night, the kind of dream that feels like a journey through every emotion.

    I dreamt that I had gotten a breast...

  • The Pope and Repentance

    By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

    September 10, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    I begin by expressing my admiration and respect for Monsignor Vadakin whom I have known for close to three decades. I have reason to know of his integrity and moral courage, his deep respect for Judaism and his love for the Jewish people.

    It is not with anyone that I would broach...