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  • Noah is full of animal crackers

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Animal Crackers

    This week's Torah Portion is Noach. We learn that Noah had to build a massive ark (aka a really BIG boat) because the floods were coming. Two of every animal (one male, one female) had to make it onto the boat, otherwise there would be no more of that animal in the...

  • Keep Your Eyes Open

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Kein v' Lo: Snack Attack

    YeLAdim talked to the LAPD and got these tips on what kids can do to stay safe -- and maybe to help catch a bad guy:

    • Be aware of your surroundings on the way to and from school, at your synagogue and while hanging out with your friends.
    • If you find a note...

  • Perky Obit Girl

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    June 29, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My love of journalism started in high school, when I confronted the cafeteria manager at my public -- predominantly Jewish -- high school about why there was no matzah available during Passover. I've always loved keeping people informed, so journalism seemed like a natural career...

  • Un-bee-lievable Spellings

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    June 8, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Of the viewers who watched ABC's broadcast of the 79th National Spelling Bee on June 1, how many would have spelled the word meaning "kosher approval" the way the judges did? The Round 8 word trumped the young lady who had to spell it, too.

    When Saryn Hooks spelled it...

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  • Hey Kids!

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    The Fire Within

    "Dark and difficult times lie ahead, Harry. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right ... and what is easy."

    These are the words of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in the film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the fourth film based on the...

  • Anti-Semitism Trumps Sex

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    A dig about Jews took center stage on "The Apprentice" -- again. And once again, it was a loser.

    "Apprentice" stars real-life rich developer Donald Trump, who fires one job applicant after another, finally offering a real job to the survivor.

    The remark occurred in the Nov. 3...

  • Winners and Schmoozers

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    When I heard that the Jewish Image Awards were going to be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel, all I could think about was that scene in the movie "Troop Beverly Hills," when Shelley Long's character, Phyllis Nefler, took her Wilderness Girls to one of the bungalow suites after a storm...