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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Beatles and bar mitzvahs

    Beatles and bar mitzvahs
    For Jason Feddy, if you bring passion to music, you'll bring soul. The local musician, who grew up in Leeds, England, has played for 14 years at the Sawdust Art Festival and Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach. He is known for his solo performances...
  • Paul Mazursky dies: A 2011 interview with the vivid raconteur

    Paul Mazursky dies: A 2011 interview with the vivid raconteur
    Paul Mazursky, who died Monday evening at the age of 84, was a great interview. I had the opportunity to sit down with the Oscar-nominated writer/director three years ago at his office in Beverly Hills just days before he received the Los Angeles Film...
  • Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
  • Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays

    Most UC campuses change fall calendar, avoiding Jewish holidays
    The fall quarter at most UC campuses will start a week later than usual and winter break will be a week shorter in the 2014-15 school year as the schools seek to avoid beginning their terms during Jewish High Holidays. Most UC campuses will start fall...
  • Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton

    Going back to Robert Indiana in Boca Raton
    For Robert Indiana, the former sign painter most widely known for the enduring piece of Vietnam War-era pop art “LOVE” and the Obama-campaign visual “HOPE,” the operative word is “NOW.” Indiana, who will celebrate his...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
  • Oscar del la Renta says high fashion and Fashion Week deserve respect

    "Fashion Week began with Rosh Hashanah, so nothing is sacred anymore. Except new shoes!" So says my underground fashion wunderkind pal. Who is numero uno in real fashion influence and knowledge? No, not Vogue's Anna Wintour, who is now also in all but...
  • Medical Academy isn't fulfilling promise, letter contends

    During its inaugural year, a Catasauqua charter school offered TV shows, unruliness and a discipline-free environment, but little in the way of the health-care-related education it promised, former employees contend in an anonymous letter to Catasauqua...
  • Joel Brinkley: Iran's new president mounts a charm offensive

    Washington is preoccupied with two all-consuming debates right now. First, of course, is Syria. President Obama placed his faith in two wholly untrustworthy figures. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has shown himself to be a consummate liar, and...
  • While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move

    While Washington is preoccupied with Syria and the budget, Iran makes a move
    Washington is preoccupied with two all-consuming debates right now. First, of course, is Syria. President Barack Obama placed his faith in two wholly untrustworthy figures. Syrian President Bashar Assad has shown himself to be a consummate liar, and...
  • Spicing up the Jewish New Year

    Spicing up the Jewish New Year
    Labor Day was just a couple of days ago, and already we're into the autumn holiday season! Thank the lunar calendar. For thousands of years, Jewish holidays have followed the phases of the moon, so each year they fall on different days of the Gregorian...