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  • ‘Fools’ Writer Seeks Happily Ever After

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "I'm more sensual and romantic than sexual," 50-something author Evelyn Duboff says.

    One might assume otherwise upon viewing "Fools in Love," a theatrical performance of 10 Duboff short stories about her colorful (and sometimes off-color) love life.

    In her racy, witty tales -- which...

  • Tolerance for Tots

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "What Would You Do?" is not only the title of a tolerance-thumping children's book distributed by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), but it's the question central to each of the book's three short stories. It's a device that the book's creators say is purposeful.

    "We wanted to make...

  • Radio Yiddish

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 8, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    When she was 16, KCRW General Manager Ruth Seymour was captivated by her studies with the Yiddish scholar Max Weinreich. "Yiddish is magic," he told her. "It will outwit history."

    Seymour took his words to heart. Of late, she has been doing her part to help the mamaloshen survive. In...