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  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com .

    By Keren Engelberg

  • Calendar

    By Keren Engelberg

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The Jewish Journal is no longer accepting mailed or faxed event listing information. Please e-mail event listings at least three weeks in advance to: calendar@jewishjournal.com.

    By Keren Engelberg


  • A Triangle of ‘Talking’

    By Tom Tugend

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    At one point in the Taper Forum play "The Talking Cure," Sigmund Freud warns the young Carl Gustav Jung not to needlessly stir up the enemies of psychoanalytic theory.

    "One difficulty is that all in my circle are Jews," Freud explains.

    "I don't see what difference that makes," the...

  • New UJ ‘Tradition’ Starts

    By Leora Alhadeff

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Tevye, Tzeitel, Golde and all the other memorable characters of "Fiddler on the Roof" graced the big screen at the University of Judaism (UJ) on Sunday, April 25, but it was the audience who stole the show.

    Five-hundred people -- some bold enough to come in costume -- sang along...

  • The Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Wish Upon a Star

    March 13 found celebrities doing the work for a change, as television and sports stars chipped in for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles' 11th annual wine tasting and auction benefit, "Uncork a Wish."

    For more than 20 years, the organization's...

  • Q & A With Jewtopia Creators Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson

    By Amy Klein

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "Are you interested in a 29-year-old Jewish girl?"

    I'm standing in the foyer of the Coast Playhouse in West Hollywood talking to Bryan Fogel, the co-writer/co-producer/co-star of "Jewtopia" -- a play that parodies dating, JDating, interdating, rabbis, Passover seders, Purim, Chanukah...

  • Peace No Joke To Comics

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Clean Comedians, a comedy booking agency, has a "no-gross-out" policy: no gender-bashing, racist remarks, obscenity, sexually explicit material or swearing. A sixth prohibition -- no divisive politics -- graces its "Comedy for Peace" event, featuring a Jewish and a Palestinian comic...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm


    This weekend, it's "Northward, ho!" as North Hollywood's NoHo Theatre District hosts the NoHo Theatre and Arts Festival. The two-day theater, performing and visual-arts fest features theater performances at 20 NoHo venues, music and dance acts on outdoor stages, arts...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm


    Leo Marmol and Ron Radziner, a Cuban American and a Jewish American (respectively), are "the hottest young architects in Los Angeles," according to The New York Times Magazine. Their firm is well-recognized for projects like their restorations of buildings by Richard...

  • 7 Days In Arts

    June 27, 2002 | 8:00 pm


    Here's a real chochme for you. Head out to The Los Angeles Yiddish Culture Club's end-of-the-season concert this evening. Jacob Lewin's readings of stories by Sholem Aleichem will make you long for the old country, the Yiddish musical program will have you all farklempt...

  • Code Name: Hero

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Ben Donenberg says his Shakespeare productions are a lot like Reconstructionist Judaism -- both give the past a vote, but not a veto.

    As a Jew, Donenberg feels responsible to wrestle with traditional halacha and reconstruct it in a meaningful way. As the founder and producing...