Somewhere in America, a few high school students made a porno video, "by accident" they said, starring themselves. Whatever it was, a couple of kids were fooling around, and someone else had a camera. They showed the tape in the locker room and what followed was, of course, a big...
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Sex, Drugs and...Lots of Jews?
In the introduction to his new book, Guy Oseary - the maverick Maverick music exec responsible for signing Alanis Morrissette and Prodigy onto Madonna's label (which he now runs) - writes, "I was born in Israel and moved to the United States when I was 8...
March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pmI've been thinking about sex.
Now that I'm over 50, I'm enjoying sex more than I did in my youth. Will the fun last, I wonder?
Many people assume that aging means the loss of sexuality. I don't want to believe it. Maybe, as we get older, our pictures of what constitutes sex just has to...
January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmIt may come as a surprise that in today's post-sexual revolution world there are still men and women who don't have sex before their wedding day. These otherwise modern, cell phone-carrying individuals choose to adhere to the 3,000-year-old Jewish tradition of sexual piety.
October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pm"The Personals: Improvisations on Romance in the Golden Years," an 82-year-old man rinses out his dentures in his solitary apartment and longs for love and sex. Another elderly man laments that he has been impotent since receiving radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pmIn these scandalous times, is there anything left to say about sex?
TV offers us All-Monica all the time. The globally accessible Internet offers its own virtual red-light district. Surrounded by wall-to-wall visuals and 24-hour media blather, we're inundated with sexual information....
September 10, 1998 | 8:00 pm
How a certain cocktail dress could determine the future of Middle East diplomacy
Sitting in the lobby of Washington's May-flower Hotel last weekend, the famously quick- tongued Yossi Beilin formerly Shimon Peres' right hand man, for once...
March 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm
The young Lithuanian woman in the prison libraryhas the narrow chest, hunched shoulders and wary eyes of someone whohas known poverty and is not sure where the next blow is coming from.She talks to reporters to convince herself that she was not aprostitute, not one by choice anyway.
October 16, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Deborah Berger-Reiss is a West Los Angelespsychotherapist. All rights reserved by author
Hooked on Rejection
My 17-year-old son is hooked on a girl. She's everything he sayshe wishes he could be and everything he knows we wish he couldbe. She's sure to be valedictorian, on...
October 2, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Left to right, from top: Dennis Prager, Rabbi Harvey Fields,Rabbi Boruch Cunin and Rabbi Harold Schulweis.
The Year of The Grudge
The dominant stories of 5757 centered around ourcontinual war of words fought over religion, sex, politics andhistory
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July 17, 1997 | 8:00 pmDr. Susan Marilyn Block is a nice Jewish girl, who talks about sex on late-night cable TV.
From Esther to... Dr. Suzy?
She dresses up in lingerie that redefines the concept of negative space. She leers at the camera, uses various erotic, um, implements to demonstrate the paths to...
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pmWhere does a parent -- a Jewish mother -- begin a frank consideration of her daughter's sexuality? As the Zen master says, you have to start from where you are, and then let it flow.
I am a single mom, and as a single mom, my sex life is pretty much on display. There's nothing I can...
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pmFor the next few weeks, you will be hearing about girls and sex. "Oprah," "Leeza," "Charlie Rose," The New York Times, even The Jewish Journal -- media great and small will focus airwaves and inches on a topic that, while hardly new, rarely gets serious, sustained attention.
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pm
Rabbi Baruch Finkelstein has an unhappy revelation for his fellow Modern Orthodox Jews: Your teen-agers are dating, fooling around, perhaps having sex. They are no different from non-Orthodox Jewish teens.
"The Orthodox community has been ignoring this," says Finkelstein, 38, who...
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pmNaomi Wolf, author of "Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood"
Sex will always be with us, but thoughtful, non-hysterical conversations about sexual issues are few and far between. With the publication of her newest book, "Promiscuities: The Secret Struggle for Womanhood"...
June 5, 1997 | 8:00 pmRabbi Maller has written dozens of articles on conversion during his 30 years at Temple Akiba, Culver City. In "God, Sex and Kabbalah" (Samuel Weiser), he notes that many converts to Judaism were found to have Jewish ancestors. -- Ari L. Noonan