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Are Women More Spiritual?
David Suissa writes: That idea is a woman’s spiritual edge over man. I got a taste of that edge last Friday night at Temple Beth Am, where a packed house welcomed their new cantor, Magda Fishman, a soulful trumpet player … Continue reading
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Will Jewish Journal Hollywood Columnist Danielle Berrin Make A Good Rebbitzen?
For the past few months, journalist Danielle Berrin has been dating David Wolpe, a famous author and the senior rabbi at Sinai Temple in Westwood. Rabbi Wolpe is twice her age (he was born in 1958 and she was born … Continue reading
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What’s the best outfit to crown God king while still feeling like a queen inside?
It’s almost Rosh Hashanah. What will the Zionists of the hot young female variety be wearing to shul on the days of awe? I need to know. Let’s say you are a 16-year old Jewish princess seeking your third boyfriend. … Continue reading
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Rabbi Adam Kligfeld Of Temple Beth Am
The new rabbi at Beth Am, a Conservative synagogue on La Cienega and Olympic Blvds, seems like a good fit. There was one hiccup for some congregants. The new rabbi, who’s about 36 but looks 18, wants to be called … Continue reading
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Inside Northridge’s Conservative Shul Ramat Zion
The Jewish Advocate of Boston reports Dec. 30, 2004: WHEN Congregation Mishkan Tefila of Chestnut Hill gathers next fall for the High Holy days, Rabbi Michael Menitoff will not be leading their services for the first time in 13 years. … Continue reading
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