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  • Shavuot 2013 - We all stand at Sinai

    By Salvador Litvak

    May 13, 2013 | 11:22 pm

    The sound of the shofar draws near. 48 days ago, G-d took us out of the house of slavery in Egypt. Only one day remains to prepare. G-d will descend onto Mount Sinai on the third day - Wednesday morning. What does it mean to stand as a people in the presence of G-d? Are we standing...
  • The Schwartzes and me

    By Joan Hyler

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    When Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz gave his wife, Olivia, a surprise party for her 60th birthday in Mar Vista Park a few weeks ago, it was filled with the usual assortment of Schwartz family members and their devoted entourage.

    Present were their 12 children, 24 grandchildren, friends...

  • Anxiety and Anger

    By Gaby Wenig

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    When Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz (Schwartzie) received a 6:15 a.m. phone call saying that the World Trade Center had been bombed, he told his caller he'd been watching too many science fiction movies and advised him to get more sleep.

    "But then, when I received another eight calls in...