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  • You don’t want to rile these rabbis

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 15, 2014 | 6:24 pm

    By Tom Tugend, Contributing Editor
    It is generally not judicious to quarrel with an Orthodox rabbi over scriptural interpretations, but these days it is just as inadvisable to get into a physical altercation with a bearded black hat.
    Cases in point are two American rabbis, both... read on

  • You don’t want to rile these rabbis

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 15, 2014 | 6:24 pm

    It is generally not judicious to quarrel with an Orthodox rabbi over scriptural interpretations, but these days it is just as inadvisable to get into a physical altercation with a bearded black hat.

    Cases in point are two American rabbis, both Orthodox, who are currently in the... read on

  • Filming with Maximilian Schell

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 2, 2014 | 12:50 pm

    The death of actor Maximilian Schell on Feb. 1 reminded me of our week together in 1959 during the shooting of the Playhouse 90 television version of “Judgment at Nuremberg.”

    By some fluke – I had never acted before or have since – I was asked to take on the modest role of court... read on

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Tom is a contributing editor for the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles and the West Coast correspondent for the Jerusalem Post in Israel, Jewish Chronicle in Britain, and...

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