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  • L.A. Sephardic Film Festival fetes beloved Israeli entertainer

    2 weeks ago

    Attendees at the 2014 Los Angeles Sephardic Jewish Film Festival (LASJFF) will have to wait for the second night if they want Sephardic content. Unless, that is, the festival’s opening-night celebrity honoree decides to sing a Ladino song during his acceptance speech.

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  • Preaching Tolerance

    By Ronald J. Nessim

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Can religious leaders be devout but not fanatic? Can fervent belief and tolerance coexist? Such questions are hardly academic these days: the results of religious fanaticism now consume headlines, and lives. One set of reassuring answers can be found in the life of Rabbi Benzion...