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  • Emmys comedy race takes edgy turn as cable outnumbers networks

    August 25, 2014 | 11:11 am

    When ABC's "Modern Family" vies for its fifth consecutive best comedy Emmy award on Monday, not only will it battle the beloved geeks of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" but also a bunch of irreverent, foul-mouthed characters from cable and Netflix.

    For the first time in Emmy history,...

  • Darren Star on Aaron Spelling, his rift with Candace Bushnell and his message for Javier Bardem

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 18, 2014 | 1:01 pm

    For the last year and a half, I've been moderating a salon series with Hollywood creators and executives for the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles’ entertainment division. By and large, the events are geared towards young Federation supporters who work in the entertainment...

  • Schmuck and the City

    By Nikki Tabibian

    August 13, 2014 | 11:57 am

         During my first months on the East Coast, snowfall, rain and hail hit The City, while a storm of vexing questions plagued my frozen suburban mind:

         How many layers are too many?
         Would it be appropriate to wear a hijab to fight off a 30-degree chill? 
         Where...

  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 30, 2012 | 10:44 am

    After about two years of preparation, the largest exercise ever between Israeli and American forces started last Sunday. The exercise, called AC12 (“Austere Challenge 12”), is a shared exercise combining the IDF and U.S forces stationed in Europe.It is due to last three weeks,...

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  • ‘Girls’ writer lays bare women’s insecurities

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 25, 2012 | 11:20 am

    Lena Dunham, the writer, director and star of “Girls,” HBO’s much-talked-about new series, strode onto the stage at the Writers Guild Theater for a Women in Film Q-and-A recently, wearing a tight gray dress, emerald green flats and the buoyant attitude of a Hollywood “It”...

  • Should ‘Girls’ just get married?

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 18, 2012 | 4:22 pm

    A recent spate of pop culture depictions of vapid, loveless sex has some convinced feminism has failed.

    William Bennett, a CNN contributor and the author of “The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood” has decided he is an authority on women.

    On the “disheartening and...

  • Breakfast With Mr. Big

    By Ilana Angel

    December 30, 2011 | 5:33 pm

    This morning I met a friend for breakfast.  When I arrived and could not see her sitting at an outside table, I went in to see if I could find her.  As I stood in the entrance and looked around the dining room, I saw him.  Sitting at a table, looking better than any man has a right...

  • The Craigslist Killer in All of Us

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 12, 2011 | 9:25 am

    So this past week, my family was skiing in Mammoth ,which meant that come Saturday night, the only thing we were all up for was lying on the couch in front of the fire and watching a Lifetime Movie about the Craigslist Killer.  While I never really followed the story when it was...

  • The jilted bride

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    July 23, 2008 | 9:39 pm

    I came across this story today .... talk about a wedding headache!

    The jury has awarded a Hall County woman $150,000 after she sued her former fiance for calling their wedding off.

    RoseMary Shell sued her ex-fiance, Wayne Gibbs, after he broke off their engagement in 2007.

    Shell...

  • Birthright Israel, sex and the column

    June 12, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    Birthright Israel

    Your idea of creating multiple levels of free services and programs for various Jewish groups is brilliant ("Free at Last," June 6). In retrospect, and l'havdil, we should take a lesson from Hamas and Hezbollah. What gives these organizations their popular support...
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah - From Saccharine to Satire.

    By Mark Oppenheimer

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In "The Chosen Image: Television's Portrayal of Jewish Themes and Characters" (1999), Jonathan and Judith Pearl argue that, although Hollywood movies tend to depict the bar and bat mitzvah as trivial or materialistic ("The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz," "The Wedding Singer," the...

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