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  1. Westboro Baptist Church To Protest Outside Modern Orthodox LA SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Forward

    I just got word that an anti-Semitic, anti-LBGT group, the Westboro Baptist Church, plans to hold a protest outside a Modern Orthodox high school in our area on Monday morning, February 27. The school is called Shalhevet, which means small flame in Hebrew. It educates kids with a religious and secular education.

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  2. How Los Angeles Is Forging New Pathways To Vibrant Jewish LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Forward

    This piece is part of a series on next-generation engagement following a panel discussion at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles . This universal topic is front of mind with Jewish leaders striving to create pathways of inclusion and connectivity to Judaism for "Gen X" and millennial Jews.

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  3. Hollywood Stars Gather to Mourn Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Forward

    Some of best-known people in the film industry gathered to remember Hollywood actresses Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, at a private memorial service in Los Angeles. Actors Stephen Fry, Gwyneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan, Candace Bergen, Meryl Streep, Ed Begley Jr., Jamie Lee Curtis and Penny Marshall were among the guests who attended the memorial Thursday for Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia in the 1970s "Star Wars" film series, the New York Daily News reported .

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  4. Barbra Streisand in LA, and 5 More Things to Read, Watch, and Do This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Forward

    Never fear; it's too early to call the year "2016, Part 2," and there's enough exciting art, theater, and literature appearing this weekend to cheer even the most resolved cynic - well, at least for an evening. If you've dreamed your whole life about seeing Barbra Streisand live, and you happen to live in Los Angeles, you're in luck: Babs is appearing in conversation at the Grammy Museum this Thursday, January 5. Yes, tickets will set you back by triple digits - but, hello, it's Babs.

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  5. Meet The Nimble Jewish Community of LA's EastsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Forward

    This piece is part of a series on next-generation engagement following a panel discussion at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles . This universal topic is front of mind with Jewish leaders striving to create pathways of inclusion and connectivity to Judaism for "Gen X" and millennial Jews.

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  6. Meet Sam Adams - Humphrey Bogart's Assistant and I.B. Singer's DealmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Forward

    I met retired Hollywood film and literary agent Sam Adams while I was on a research trip for my forthcoming book. When I introduced myself, he was reading a dog-eared copy of perhaps the greatest of true Antarctic tales, Apsley Cherry-Garrard's "The Worst Journey in the World."

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  7. 'She Loves Me' Hits The Screen, And 8 Other Things To Read, Watch, And Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Forward

    We hope you've digested all of that Turkey Day tryptophan, because with a flood of events in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles, the Jewish cultural world is moving right along. As December creeps around the corner, bundle against the cold - or, if you're in L.A., laugh at the rest of us as we do - and get out there! "She Loves Me," a 1963 musical with lyrics by Harnick, a book by Joe Masteroff, and music by Jerry Bock, returned to Broadway after a two-decade absence this past spring.

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  8. 5 Powerful Ways to Make Jewish Art MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Forward

    This piece is part of a series on next-generation engagement following a panel discussion at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles This universal topic is front of mind with Jewish leaders striving to create pathways of inclusion and connectivity to Judaism for "Gen X" and millennial Jews. Each panelist, including this author, has received a Cutting Edge Grant from The Foundation.

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  9. Remembering My Radical Teacher Tom HaydenRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Forward

    I'm a rabbi in Canada, not exactly left wing in my politics, and yet I'm mourning the death of perhaps the most significant American radical of his generation. Tom Hayden has died and I'm left deeply saddened.

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  10. The Demise of the Jewish Deli, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Forward

    Lots of hand-wringing in Los Angeles over the closing of another Jerry's Famous Deli , this one in suburban Woodland Hills. It's the fifth Jerry's Famous to close in the last few years; three remain, in Marina del Rey, Encino and Studio City.

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  11. Gordon Davidson, 'Moses' of Los Angeles Theater Scene, Dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Forward

    Gordon Davidson, a Brooklyn-born director and producer who played a key role in transforming Los Angeles from a perceived theatrical backwater into a creative center for innovative and controversial plays, has died As the founder of the Mark Taper Forum, and as a producer of more than 300 works and director of some 40 plays for its Center Theatre Group, he brought the Los Angeles theater scene out of the shadow of the movie business and into the spotlight in its own right. The late Gil Cates, the producing director of the Geffen Playhouse, once described Davidson as "the Moses of theater in Los Angeles."

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  12. Stanley Sheinbaum, Iconic Liberal Activist, Dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Forward

    Stanley Sheinbaum, who dedicated his life to the promotion and defense of liberal causes in the United States and the world, has died. "Like a modern-day Forrest Gump - albeit one with a Phi Beta Kappa key - Sheinbaum has witnessed history up close and personal, leaving his thumbprints all over some of the defining moments of the past half century," the Los Angeles Jewish Journal reported in a 2004 profile Sheinbaum served as acting Los Angeles police commissioner in the early 1990s, leading the successful fight to oust former police chief Daryl Gates over the police beating of African-American taxi driver Rodney King, the Jewish Journal reported.

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  13. What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Crown HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Forward

    At the time, growing up in Los Angeles, my entire world felt Jewish. There were Hollywood Jews who worked in the industry like my parents, Russian Jews down the block from our West Hollywood home and Hasidic Jews on Fairfax.

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  14. How Did Marvin Hier Become the Rabbi Who Blesses Movies?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Forward

    That was the headline in "The Hollywood Reporter's" Oscar issue in March. And if that sounds a bit incongruous, it gets more interesting.

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  15. A Mother's Day Note to Carrie FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Forward

    Kissing Cousins: The author's cousin, actresses Debbie Reynolds , recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and Carrie Fisher at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015. The last time I wrote about reaching out to you was five years ago, just after reading your book "Shockaholic."

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