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  • From Yiddish cartoons to Woody Allen, a Tent for young adults

    By Ryan Torok

    April 19, 2013 | 2:41 pm

    During a recent Friday at the Writers Guild on Fairfax Avenue, scenes from Woody Allen films screened after clips from “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Lenny Bruce records were passed around the room, and conversation centered on Jewish assimilation in American life and its connection to...

  • Social-cultural youth program to launch in L.A.

    By Ryan Torok

    December 12, 2012 | 1:45 pm

    A new social program for 20- and 30-something Jews is bringing comedian Sarah Silverman, playwright Tony Kushner, New York literary editor Ira Silverberg, and other Jewish artists and cultural leaders all under one tent — metaphorically — in 2013.

    The effort, appropriately called...