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  • E-mail to the webmaster: The writings of all the preliterate scribes

    By The Web Guy

    September 28, 2008 | 5:07 pm

    Jackie Cox writes:

    why don’t you use the word hebrew or israeli? Is it because of the endless debate between the scribes and the pharisees? I am 65 now and have studied all my life, taken journeys to other countries and observed any endless array of religions, each one with...

  • Create Festive Table in a Blue Mood

    By Linda Morel

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Following are pointers on livening up your Chanukah table from "Kosher by Design" by Susie Fishbein (Mesorah, 2003).

    1. In the Beginning: Dress your dining table with a snazzy tablecloth. A gold one will glitter. Using narrow runners and/or yards of wide ribbons, preferably in...

  • Did You Know…?

    By Joan G Friedman

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Did You Know...?

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    • Sometimes the marriage ceremony is held outdoors. Particularly in ultra-Orthodox and Chasidic weddings -- but anyone can do this -- the marriage ceremony is performed outside at night. The custom developed because the stars are associated with God speaking to...

  • Young, Hip, Heeb

    By Rachel Pomerance

    January 8, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It could have been a scene from New York's beatnik past: A group of young hipsters gathered at a Greenwich Village apartment for an artistic venture they hoped would change history -- or at least rock the establishment. But these beats call themselves Heebs, and their universe is the...

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  • Baggage Claim

    By Teresa Strasser

    December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    I used to want things. One day, I realized the seven pairs of Puma sneakers and the Pottery Barn rug and the 8-pound "Columbia Encyclopedia," those were just things to pack, and I didn't want them anymore.

    Actually, that day was just about two weeks ago, when I got a job in New...

  • Special Business Section

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 18, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    The Tiger in the Valley

    A remarkable economic recovery is reshaping the business landscape north of Mulholland

    By Wendy J. Madnick, Valley Editor


    John Rooney, president of the Valley Economic Development Center.

    The best thing about business growth in the San Fernando Valley these days is the ability to write...

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