December 16, 2018

Culture

Edited by Salvador Litvak, Accidental Talmudist "Jacob kissed Rachel, and he raised his voice and wept." -Genesis 29:11
Yehuda Goldberg felt he missed out by not spending a year in Israel after high school. On the other hand, there wasn’t a program for him.
Andrew Rossow sits and chats with ABC News out of Dallas, Texas. Only 28 years old and three years into practicing law, he doesn’t seem
Stan Lee, the legendary writer and publisher of Marvel Comics has died. He was 95.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, he died early Monday
Veteran Hollywood talent manager Danny Sussman has spent the last 20 years at Brillstein Entertainment Partners
The exterior of The Broad museum has become one of the most distinctive architectural features — and selfie backgrounds — in downtown LA.
Marilyn Baer died Oct. 17 at 94. Survived by daughters Linda, Rochelle; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Al Franken, accused of sexual harassment, felt compelled to resign his seat in the U.S. Senate. Republican Brett Kavanaugh, accused of sexual
Almost a year after playwright Sam Shepard’s death, local director Kymberly Harris decided to stage Shepard’s iconic 1983 play “Fool for Love”
When actors talk about tackling the works of Shakespeare, they talk about richly layered villains, eloquent lovers and the “Everests”
"Get Out" and "Halloween" producer Jason Blum received boos from the audience and was and physically removed offstage Tuesday night
I’ve loved being in the kitchen since childhood. I had a slew of aunts who cooked and a mother who always had something pickling,
And Isaac again dug the wells of water which they had dug in the days of his father, Abraham. - Gen. 26:18
Divine wisdom, Please show me how To breathe When the smell of hatred Is hot and dank against my cheek Blowing across the country From my
When I learned about the tragedy in Pittsburgh, I felt profoundly sad. Eleven Jews had just been murdered by a depraved anti-Semite;
In 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart appeared to be a shoo-in as the Democratic Party’s 1988 nominee for president, until his campaign
I am different I am unique I am Jewish People think of me as an outsider Because of my religion because of who I am
The Midterm Election Day is here and Jewish Americans all around the country are headed to the polls to cast their votes
A new Israeli TV series “Euphoria,” about teenagers, sex, drugs, identity issues, social media, friendship, and love, is coming to HBO.
At one fleeting moment in the coverage of the killings at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, a young Jewish couple
Many across the nation, Jew and non-Jew alike, are still coming to grips with what transpired at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh
The old Crest Theater on Westwood Boulevard will become the UCLA Leonard Nimoy Theater. The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture
“Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, director Judd Apatow and other Jewish notables from the comedy world are teaming up for the get-out-the-vote
In this weekly column I typically come up with a craft project or explore a decorating trend, but this week it seemed almost trivial in
Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks to play Abbie Hoffman in “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a long-gestating project that Aaron Sorkin will direct.
“The Waldheim Waltz” choreographs the agile steps of one of the more strange actors in recent world history,
Acclaimed for such films as “The Troupe,” “Rage and Glory,” “Past Life” and  “Dizengoff 99,” Israeli film director Avi Nesher is headed to LA
A diverse lineup of features, documentaries and short films will be presented at the 32nd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles
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