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  • I am NOT impressed!—a rant against ‘The Man’

    By Mindy Leaf

    June 24, 2015 | 11:04 am

    I'm generally thought of a "nice" person. At least I've been told so often enough. I'm naturally kind, sympathetic, conscientious about things I promise and like to make people laugh (or at least crack a smile). I treat most everyone I meet — be they the Queen of England (well I...

  • Expert Tips for the Phony Bar Mitzvah Boy

    March 18, 2009 | 2:54 am

    A few months ago, an e-mail message began circulating among religious scholars: “Film studio looking for someone to teach non-Jewish 13-year-old actor a haftarah portion for Todd Solondz movie bar mitzvah scene.”

    Since few details about this movie have been made public, it’s hard...