October 30, 1997


One of my favorite things to do is write children\’s songs. Over the years, I have written lots of innocuous little ditties for kids as a way of teaching them about Jewish holidays and rituals, ethics and values, and how to treat families and friends.

The Paintings of Chaim Soutine

The creator of what has been described as churning brushwork is the subject of a retrospective: \”An Expressionist in Paris: The Paintings of Chaim Soutine,\” now at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Los Angeles Sephardic Film Festival

\”Soleil\” will debut here at the Director\’s Guild on Oct. 28, the gala opening of the second annual Los Angeles Sephardic Film Festival, sponsored by the Sephardic Educational Center.

Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz

For their free tickets, worshipers also get a Rosh Hashanah eve \”Schmooze and Cruise Singles Party,\” a study session for women only, by the rabbi\’s wife, Olivia, and songs by the Schwartz Family Tabernacle Choir, consisting of the couple\’s seven sons.

This Week’s Burst of Mideast Diplomacy

With the May 4, 1999, deadline for the end of the Oslo process looming, the Clinton administration is now pushing hard for incremental agreements intended to buy more time for the faltering negotiations to get back on track.

Maybe Stanley Mosk Isn’t Worried, But I Am

Mosk is California history with a heartbeat. He\’s the lone Democrat on the Court, its only liberal, and a living reminder of the greatest era in California legal history when our Court was the finest in the nation, a bellwether for individual liberties and establishing legal principles often followed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

David De’or and Shlomo Bar

De\’or and Bar offer more than just technical mastery of their musical genres. Their performances evoke a sense of prayer, soul and expression that stir the heart.

Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story

Those who grew up in the 1950s and \’60s heard little about the Holocaust. Considered a subject too frightening for children, it was seldom discussed or taught.

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