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

    November 5, 2014 | 2:08 pm

    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...