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  • Rarely heard Yom Kippur music by Schoenberg set for new release

    Rarely heard Yom Kippur music by Schoenberg set for new release
  • Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman

    Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land A Novel David Grossman Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95 From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
  • Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman

    Book review: 'When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone' by Gal Beckerman
    When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry Gal Beckerman Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30 If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...
  • Ronni Chasen: Hollywood's ultimate old-school publicist

     
    If Hollywood had ever wanted to hire its own publicist to keep its public image untarnished and well-scrubbed, it would've been Ronni Chasen. The circumstances of her death early Tuesday -- she was found in her Mercedes in Beverly Hills,......
  • 'Jews and Baseball': Ron Howard's a-ha moment with Sandy Koufax

     
    As a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
  • Unplug on Thanksgiving and interact in person, Offlining urges

     
    Offlining Inc. wants you to unplug from the computer and reconnect to flesh-and-blood family and friends. Not all the time, just some of the time. Like, during major holidays. The company was created after co-founders Mark DiMassimo and Eric Yaverbaum,......
  • Should Good Friday be a national holiday?

     
    The folks at The Campaign to Commemorate Good Friday as a National Holiday say yes. I say no. I say we already have too many government-imposed holidays -- they're expensive and disruptive -- and adding another Christian holiday to the......
  • Rosh Hashanah: Happy New Year, it’s not

     
    Called the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown, Sept. 28. Biblical researcher Roger D. Isaacs contends that Rosh Hashana (head of the year) was never intended to signify the start of a new year. “Its original purpose was to be a day...
  • Football: A Yom Kippur dilemma

     
    Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, is next Friday. That's why a lot of high school football games have been switched to Thursday night. But West Hills Chaminade, a Catholic school with more than 100 Jewish......
  • Anti-Semitic incidents rise in Florida, Anti-Defamation League reports

     
    The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Florida rose from 90 in 2009 to 116 in 2010, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today. The incrase follows years of declining incidents in the state of Florida...
  • Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher go camping over Yom Kippur weekend

     
    The couple were spotted camping in Santa Barbara; a nearby camper snapped the photographs....