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  • Remembering Vidal Sassoon

    June 19, 2012 | 4:24 pm

    It was only a few weeks ago that I was sitting with Vidal Sassoon in the living room of his sprawling Bel Air home. It was a chilly early evening and we warmed ourselves by the heat of the fire that was roaring in the fireplace.  We were drinking green tea – it was always green tea...

  • May 10, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 10, 2012 | 4:19 am

    The Arab Spring facilitates an Arab-Israeli settlement

    The rise of Turkish-style democracy in the Arab world will put an end to cries for the ‎Israel’s destruction, writes Sadegh Zibakalam in the Daily Star.‎

    The Islam that has come out of the Arab Spring is more inclined...

  • Remembering Vidal Sassoon; A 2006 Exclusive Interview

    By Karmel Melamed

    May 9, 2012 | 8:58 pm

    In September 2006 I had the unique opportunity to interview Jewish philanthropist and hairstyling legend Vidal Sassoon for the now defunct “Iranian Jewish Chronicle” magazine based here in Southern California. With the news of his sad passing this morning, I felt it was appropriate...

  • Revisiting a conversation with Vidal Sassoon

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 9, 2012 | 3:36 pm

    When the news arrived that Vidal Sasson died today at his Mulholland Drive estate, at 84, after battling a long illness some media outlets have reported as leukemia, I thought back to my interview last year with the loquacious hairdressing pioneer, who went so far as to admit that...

  • Celebrity stylist Vidal Sassoon dead at 84

    May 9, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to fighting anti-Semitism and fought in Israel’s War of Independence, has died.

    Sassoon died Wednesday in his Los Angeles home. He was 84. He had been battling leukemia, according to the Los Angeles Times.

    In 1982, he...

  • Vidal Sassoon: The Movie

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 18, 2011 | 7:27 pm

    When the iconic hairdresser Vidal Sassoon sat down for an interview in Los Angeles recently, he appeared dapper in an immaculate black suit and cashmere scarf as he held court, in impeccable English, on subjects ranging from his impoverished Jewish childhood in London to the dearth...

  • Israeli teens with Turner’s find hope and kinship in Malibu

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 30, 2008 | 11:44 pm

    In 1992, Beverly Daley, a clinical social worker at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, took a group of adolescents with Turner syndrome to Seville, Spain. In 1998, she led a similar group trip to Lisbon, Portugal. This year Daley brought two Israeli girls with Turner's to a part of the...
  • Vidal Sassoon—hero of the Jewish people

    By Dennis Wilen

    April 14, 2008 | 10:05 pm

    I was backstage at the Philadelphia-based Mike Douglas show twice.

    The first time had to be like 1970 or so when I was the local stringer for Rolling Stone, and John and Yoko were co-hosting with Mike.  I met them backstage (with Phil Spector) and then watched the show in the...