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Shonda on a Honda – The Helen Geller Story

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Almost everyone knows those actors of the 1950’s and 60’s who rose to fame and fortune on Broadway, on the silver screen and on network television.

Lebanese Jew Reached Out to Arafat to Protect Synagogue

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A little over twenty years ago, I met a rather amazing gentleman.

Jackie Mason and Me

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The year was 1963. I was ten years old and my sister, Jody, was eight.

Jews Strike Up the Band

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Since I was a kid, I wanted to be a radio announcer. My idols were disk jockeys Alan Freed, Murray the K, Wolfman Jack...

What This Tisha B’Av Meant for Me: My Temple is in Trouble

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Next Tisha B’Av may be different. We may be commemorating the loss of something much more meaningful.

The Sukkah Challenge

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This is the time of year when I envy my friends and family living in Southern California. A few years ago, I had the...

Upping the Ante to Sell High Holy Days Seats

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The following is a work of satire. Names (except for famous showbiz people), characters, synagogues, places, events and incidents are fictional.  The High Holy Days...

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

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Do you believe in heaven? If you have read certain books by Mitch Albom (“The Five People You Meet in Heaven” or “The First...

The Advantages of Being ‘Slow to Anger’

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One of the important primary directives of being an observant Jew is to follow in God’s footsteps by elevating ourselves to become holy. To...

Lessons From My Father

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The great scholar Maimonides wrote, “The measure of honor and awe due one’s teacher exceeds that due one’s father. His father brings him into...

Our 11th Commandment: Make Shavuot Fun for Kids

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Poor Shavuot — it’s not very high on the priority list of Jewish holidays. Unlike Passover, there is no boisterous family seder to attend....
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