| Sep 22, 2011
It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:45 AM
We asked Orioles fans who stayed up for the 18-inning win over Seattle to share their experiences of watching the marathon game. Here are a selection of responses:
For a Baltimorean living here in the Czech Republic, the game started at 4:00 AM. So I...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Rabbi Richard Flom stood on the bema — the raised platform at the front of the synagogue and proceeded with a crash course in conservative Judaism.
Addressing 115 John Muir Middle School students, he explained the 12 tribes of Israel, the ark, the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:45 PM
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Sept. 28. Those feeling challenged about how to usher in the year 5772 in proper style can look for help from Laura Frankel, executive chef of the Spertus Institute. While she'll be offering Rosh...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 6:34 PM
Jennifer Grant, author of "Love You More: The Divine Surprise of Adopting My Daughter," will appear at 6 p.m. at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Hwy, Suite 105. She will read from the book, answer questions and sign copies....
| Sep 25, 2011
For Marcia Jo Zerivitz's retirement dinner, her board wanted a big event at a hotel. She said no. She wanted to be with her "babies" -- all 100,000 of them.
That's the books, clothes, photos, posters, furniture and other items she and her staff have...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The Memorial Highway
Indie rock band The Memorial Highway performs Tuesdays in September at La Cave, 1695 Irvine Ave., Costa Mesa. The free show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:43 PM
For certain religious oenophiles, Wednesday's dinner presented an interesting question:
"What wine goes with services?" wondered Arnold Weiner.
Judging from the crowd gathered Wednesday night at Oregon Ridge Park for the popular al fresco Rosh Hashana...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:31 AM
There is an admission fee to attend Rosh Hashana — the first of the Jewish High Holidays which begins at midnight Wednesday — that many members of the Jewish community hard hit by the recession cannot afford to pay.
"We certainly have had...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:19 PM
In his office at Temple Sinai of Glendale, the paperwork and music sheets piled on Steve Hummel’s office desk indicates that he’s well settled in since taking over as cantor in July. So he was perfectly ready to celebrate Rosh Hashanah,...