"You play a guy who's clean-cut and never curses for eight years, like I did on 'Full House,' and people think that's who you are," said Saget, who will be roasted on Comedy Central...
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
Italian lawmakers urge recognition of Palestinian state
August 14, 2008 | 2:40 am
May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pmIsrael at 60 faces three major challenges: identity, technology and politics. The future Israel will have to strive and struggle to maintain a credible role as the cultural and spiritual center of Jewish peoplehood. Demography will continue to play a fundamental role here, but the...
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Excerpt from Israeli TV show "Ktzarim": some troubled people meet for group therapy.
In Hebrew with English subtitles.
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::::::::::::::::::::: Security in Israel now is about as good as it gets. Suicide bombings have become a rarity; just the threat...
February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pmA few weeks ago, in that Hollywood purgatory just before the announcement of the Oscar nominations, I found myself at a party in honor of Borat.
I fully expected Borat to appear, dingy brown suit and post-modern Groucho mustache and all. Instead, as I walked through the door of the...
July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm
I have a dream in which Jewish early childhood educators in the United States, who currently receive an average salary of $9.66 an hour, can raise their own children without having to take out loans or marry rich. I have a dream in which Birthright Israel does not have to keep tens...
July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm
Any organization's program and operational decisions should stem from the philosophy, beliefs and vision that are its reasons for being in the first place. These basic values, however, are often assumed, yet rarely articulated.
It is a worthwhile exercise to identify the values...
March 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The day after an historic election that realigned Israel's political landscape, little has changed at the Kalandia Checkpoint on the outskirts of Ramallah.
Palestinians still file past well-armed Israeli soldiers, bulldozers still work on closing gaps in the 20-foot high concrete...
January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Despite the vast influx of French immigrants and tourists who are buying up apartments in many parts of Israel, most notably in Netanya and Jerusalem, Americans are still in the forefront when it comes to big money properties.
There has been a tremendous growth in the foreign real...
September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm
People are judged by the friends they keep. And for the Jewish right, some friends are unsavory, indeed.
Take the Rev. Pat Robertson, who was back in the news last week for statements that were both buffoonish and chilling. For some on the Jewish right, the...
April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm
June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm
The never-ending debate over the existence of left-wing bias in the media got a boost a few days ago with the revelation that the editor of one of America's top daily newspapers had evidently joined the ranks of critics of the "liberal media." A leaked memo from Los Angeles Times...