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the pope

Pope Francis: Papal Popstar

I always find it funny when friends come to visit me in Los Angeles that they want to go to places where they can see “stars.” Admittedly, I am perhaps a little jaded having lived here for close to 20 […]

Sukkah

If you could invite Jesus, Obama or Clooney to dinner, would any of them really measure up?

We all know that famous conversation starter: Who would you invite to dinner, dead or alive? And of course we all know how it is answered. The religious invite Jesus, the Dalai Lama and the Pope. The star struck invite […]

Casting G-d

Casting G-d

We are a storytelling people. There is no doubt about it. Comedic, dramatic or tragic, we are a people that enjoys an entertaining beginning, middle and end. So it is easy to understand why Passover, a holiday with a dictated […]

Red Band Society

A new beginning

We find comfort in the fictional worlds created by Hollywood. Whether we are actors, writers, producers, or simply fans, we escape in these fictionalized worlds, the fantasies we watch in movie theaters, the episodic narratives that we follow week-to-week on […]

roshhashana-trueblood

A new you, a new year

We find comfort in the fictional worlds created by Hollywood. Whether we are actors, writers, producers, or simply fans, we escape in these fictionalized worlds, the fantasies we watch in movie theaters, the episodic narratives that we follow week-to-week on […]

edge-of-tomorrow

A new year, a new you

We find comfort in the fictional worlds created by Hollywood. Whether we are actors, writers, producers, or simply fans, we escape in these fictionalized worlds, the fantasies we watch in movie theaters, the episodic narratives that we follow week-to-week on […]

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