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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

AUTHOR NAME

Boaz Hepner

20 ARTICLES
Boaz Hepner grew up in LA in Pico/Robertson and now lives here with his wife and baby girl. Thus, the neighborhood is very important to him. He helped clean up the area by adding the dozens of trash cans that can still be seen from Roxbury to La Cienega. When he is not working as Registered Nurse in Santa Monica, he can be found with his wife and daughter enjoying his passions: his multitude of friends, movies, poker and traveling.

Spielberg’s Roots

Today I read the news of Steven Spielberg losing his father, who died on Aug. 25 at the amazing age of 103. While I...

While Waiting For a Vaccine…Get Your Vaccine!

Five minutes in line at our local drugstore. Totally free thanks to our insurance plan. A needle inserts into the Deltoid muscle of our...

A Granddaughter’s Intuition: A Life Well Lived

How did she know? I’m a nurse, I work with the elderly on a regular basis, but how did my wife know so much...

The Lobster Effect: Don’t Pull Each ‘Other’ Down

This is why, in my heart, I want to support every other “other,” because I know what it is to be one.

The Lobster Effect: Don’t Pull Down Each ‘Other’

If there's one thing that can be agreed upon by both sides, it's that Jews are most certainly, at all times, an "Other."

The Definition of Insanity

When I was a kid, my friend Ronnie Rosenberg commonly said to me, "Does your face hurt? Because it's killing me!" Never has that...

Holding Your Breath For The Movies

Many have asked me the obvious Boaz question: Not going to the movies since March has put me into withdrawal, but am I going...

Too Many Gloves, Not Enough Love

This week, I was driving down Pico, and it was one of those annoying short trips where I hit every red light along the...

Flattening the Curve: A Conversation About the Pandemic With an Epidemiologist and Infection Control Specialist

I had the opportunity to speak with Lakshmy Menon, MPH (Master of Public Health), an epidemiologist who works as an infection preventionist in Los...

My 2019 Movie Tally: What to Watch During Social Isolation

I was GOING to start off by saying that I am thankful for the good within 2019 but also extremely relieved that it's over....

Tylenol, Media, and Coping Mechanisms

A few important pieces of information you may or may not already know... 1. Try not to rely too heavily on the news reports for...

A Guide to Daily Living During the Coronavirus Pandemic

  First of all, let me state that my own insightful wife Adi has warned me against writing up anything about this. There is a...

Then the Mourning Comes

I’m not even much of a basketball fan, so why did I find myself with a lump in my throat at the news of...

A Dinner We’ll Never Forget

This past Friday night, during our simple but satisfying meal of challah and dips, Adi and I were looking through the photo album of...

Don’t Take Wife for Granted

My wife Adi is a force to be reckoned with, and on this, our 6th Wedding Anniversary, I continue to remind myself never to...

The Mystery of Sophie: A Beautiful and Tortured Soul

This may be the most challenging thing I have ever written, and yet I feel compelled to write something. Most of my writings, whether...

A Rosh Hashanah Hit and Run

18 seconds. A flashing red hand with 18 seconds to go. That’s the last thing my father can remember before waking up being put...

An Interview With a Reality TV Survivor

“When are you going to finally try Survivor?” That’s the question that some of my closest friends would relentlessly ask me for years. They knew...

Enabling My Movie Addiction

My name is Boaz Hepner, and I'm a film-A-holic. I used to go to the movie theater and watch 150 movies each year (on...

An Unforgettable 9-Year-Old

Not even 2 weeks ago, a true tragedy occurred in the lives of our oldest friends in the world. Miri, the youngest daughter of...

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