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  • July 5-July 15

    By Ryan Torok

    July 5, 2011 | 6:01 pm

    WED | JULY 6

    Adat Ari El’s young professionals group, Valley Ruach, hosts its monthly evening of schmoozing, drinking and Torah discussion for people in their 20s and 30s. Wed. 7:30-10 p.m. Free. Private residence in the San Fernando Valley (address e-mailed...

  • Islamic tales of forbidden love, lovers

    By Nick Street

    July 2, 2008 | 10:17 pm

    produced by Sandi Simcha Dubowski, we meet Mazen, a 20-something Egyptian man who has fled Cairo for Paris to avoid the three-year prison sentence authorities want to impose on him because he is gay.

    "I was in jail a year before my trial," Mazen says as he watches a video recording...

  • Films at L.A.‘s Outfest examines gay life in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

    By Nick Street

    July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Trailer for 'The Bubble'
    The morning after they first make love, Noam and Ashraf -- the twentysomething romantic leads in "The Bubble," Eytan Fox's gay spin on the Romeo and Juliet story -- take in the sunrise over Tel Aviv from the roof of Noam's apartment building.

    In an easygoing...