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ENTERTAINMENT
August 9, 1991
The fine article by P.K. Lerner, "Going by the Book," that appeared in the Valley View section June 27 portrayed in a very understanding and sensitive way, not only the inconveniences and hardships a weekly 25-hour rest period presents to an individual and to a family, but more importantly, the joys, pleasures and spiritual benefits as well. To the Jew, the Sabbath represents not only a commemoration of G-d's creation of the universe, but also His ongoing providential guardianship.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 2000 | GENA PASILLAS
A panel discussion on "Practices of the Sabbath in the 21st Century," moderated by Rabbi David Rosenberg, will be featured at a lunch meeting Wednesday of the Newport Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council. The luncheon, open to all for $7.50, will begin at 11:45 a.m. at Newport Center United Methodist Church, 1601 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (949) 660-8665, Ext. 3, by 5 p.m. Monday.
HOME & GARDEN
August 4, 2005 | Andrew Myers, Special to The Times
Ca contemporary wall oven be blessed by a rabbi? Yes, if it's been re-engineered to turn off all of the modern bells and whistles in a kosher kitchen before the Sabbath begins. "The joke is that we're using software to make modern appliances like they were 20 years ago," says Jonah Ottensoser, a mechanical engineer who helps companies create appliances for Orthodox Jewish families. A feature called "Sabbath mode" is increasingly being embedded in ovens, stoves and refrigerators.
NEWS
December 23, 2004 | From Associated Press
Stolen gold and silver discs won by Ozzy Osbourne's band Black Sabbath were recovered in England after thieves dumped them behind trash cans. The discs were reported missing last week after a burglary at the home of Osbourne's former manager Patrick Meehan, in Edenbridge, Kent, southeast England. Kent police said an anonymous tip led them to the eight discs, found Wednesday in a plastic bag dumped behind recycling bins.
WORLD
December 14, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
One of two synagogues bombed in Istanbul last month reopened for Sabbath prayers, a service that Turkish Jews said showed their resolve to overcome the devastating attacks. Isak Haleva, the chief rabbi at the Beth Israel Synagogue, delivered a sermon that stressed the importance of dialogue in this predominantly Muslim but secular country. Haleva was injured in the suicide bombings at the Beth Israel and the Neve Shalom synagogues Nov. 15.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1987
The Jerusalem Sabbath War, which began recently and pits extremist secularists and leftist liberals on one side and all Orthodox Jews on the other side, is far from over. Modern Orthodox Jews of America and Israel along with black-hatted Jews from Brooklyn or Jerusalem observe the Sabbath the same way and if they could, would not tolerate the public desecration of the Sabbath in Jerusalem. The same Sabbath laws apply to all Orthodox Jews, and these laws have not been changed by any so-called extremists recently or even within hundreds of years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 29, 1995 | NORINE DRESSER, Norine Dresser is a folklorist and author of the forthcoming book "Multicultural Manners" (Wiley & Sons). Tell her your experiences c/o Voices.
On a Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, Fay drives to a nearby hardware store to buy batteries. Gleefully, she finds a parking space on the crowded street. Because it is Sunday, she ignores the posted parking signs and meters and spends 30 minutes in the store. When she returns to her car, she discovers a ticket on her windshield saying, "Parking Meter Expired." What went wrong?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1997 | NICK GREEN
Ventura's Jewish community will officially welcome Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller Sept. 12 with a special consecration Sabbath service. Although Hochberg-Miller joined Temple Beth Torah in July, the ceremony will officially mark the beginning of her tenure at the 400-family synagogue. Hochberg-Miller is a former associate rabbi and educator at a Long Beach synagogue. The service will begin at 8 p.m. at the temple, 7620 Foothill Road.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 19, 2004 | From Reuters
British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a spokeswoman for the annual road show said Tuesday. Ozzfest co-founder and headliner Ozzy Osbourne will revisit such hard-rocking classics as "War Pigs" and "Paranoid" along with guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Terry "Geezer" Butler. But original drummer Bill Ward will be replaced by Mike Bordin, who backs Osbourne on his solo gigs. From Reuters
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