Jason Stuart isn’t a household name, but he’s been working steadily as an actor, stand-up comedian and writer for 35 years. He has more than 150 film and TV credits ranging from “Kindergarten Cop,” “Vegas Vacation” and “My Wife and Kids” to more recent work in “Love,” “Birth...
Of all the creative paint techniques for making abstract art, blowing paint and soap bubbles has to be one of my favorites. You start by mixing paint, dish soap and water, and then blow bubbles. When the bubbles make contact with paper, you achieve a gorgeous marbled effect....
Alan Dershowitz is a familiar name in media coverage and public conversation on an astounding variety of topics, but the subtitle of his latest book, “Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship With My Most Challenging Client” (All Points Books), reveals what matters most to him. Although the book...
Les Berman died July 12 at 72. Survived by daughter Amanda (Peter) Hill; son Daniel; brothers Joel (Sandy Postal), Barry. Mount Sinai Bernard Case died July 11 at 95. Survived by wife Estelle; daughter Lori; son Randy. Mount Sinai Frances Cohen died July 21 at 92. Survived by daughters Paula,...
When you think about a string quartet, you don’t necessarily imagine wanting to get up and dance. But San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet has been pushing the boundaries of classical music for more than 45 years, including performing music with a driving, danceable beat. Kronos has premiered more than 1,000...
Whether you first saw the 1971 movie version of “Fiddler on the Roof” or one of the thousands of productions that have been staged all over the world since its 1964 debut on Broadway, chances are you fell in love with it. No other musical speaks to Jewish...
History is filled with examples of memorable events that remind us how great humanity is. It’s also filled with events that reveal the dark side of humankind. Among them is the Armenian genocide of 1915-16, perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish government, which resulted in the deaths of 1.5...
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) called for a boycott of Bill Maher and his HBO show on Aug. 17 after the comedian called the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement “a bull—- purity test.” Maher made his remarks on “Real Time With Bill Maher,” on Aug. 16, saying that BDS...
when second- to eighth-grade campers at Sinai Temple Basketball Camp (STBC) took part in slam dunk, 3-point shooting and dribbling contests, they also got some pointers from former NBA player Mike Sweetney, who visited the weeklong camp on Aug. 15 and 16. Sweetney recently t returned from spending eight...
Pearl Berg is an avid reader, a current member of Temple Israel of Hollywood, likes to sew, and does intricate bead stringing. She will also turn 110 in a few months.   Born in Pittsburgh, Berg moved to Los Angeles with her family in 1930. Her son, Robert Berg,...

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