Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Italian lawmakers urge recognition of Palestinian state
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August 9, 2007 | 8:00 pmA Jerusalem rabbi once told me that when we're born, God whispers the name of our beshert -- our soulmate or destiny. The cleft above our lips, he said, is where God places a finger, to silence our ability to reveal the secret.
Since then, I've anticipated the moment when I'd happen...
July 5, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt was a short but fascinating discussion. I had about a dozen singles over for Friday night dinner -- as part of Lori Pietruszka's "Shabbat in the Hood" program to connect Jewish singles with a Shabbat experience -- when a cryptic exchange caught my attention.
Someone mentioned that...
December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm
January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The tomb of a venerated rabbi has become the apparent final resting place for the underwear of hundreds of Israeli women looking for husbands.
Israel's Maariv newspaper reports that authorities have collected around 400 pairs of knickers and bras from the grilles of the tomb's window...
July 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm
There are many pitfalls of online dating. Posting your own profile can make you feel exposed. You can be e-mailing someone whose photo promises that he looks like Brad Pitt's younger, taller and more handsome brother, whose profile pledges that not only is he poetic, sensitive, kind...