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  • Comedy-drama ‘Tribes’ communicates dysfunction of British-Jewish family

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 13, 2013 | 4:24 am

    The tribes in Nina Raine’s comedy-drama “Tribes,” now at the Mark Taper Forum, are Jewish, literati and deaf — all as perceived through the lens of one garrulous, even antagonistic British-Jewish family.

    The patriarch of this argumentative clan is Christopher, an elitist,...

  • Lessons From Abramoff’s Case

    By Rabbi Haim Dov Beliak

    October 6, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Lobbyist Jack Abramoff's recent indictment and arrest on charges of wire fraud involve an already notorious individual. The U.S.

    Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and federal grand jury have already investigated him about his unscrupulous dealings with Indian tribes.

    Because...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    One Minute in Time



    In Parshat Naso, all the tribes bring offerings to the finished tabernacle: animals, food and incense. On Memorial Day, we make an offering to all the soldiers who died in all of our wars. We bring flowers to their graves, raise the American flag and honor...