Jewish Journal

  • Google Music Launch Party | Guest Star Appearance: Drake

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 17, 2011 | 4:29 am

    Google and T-Mobile teamed up Wednesday night for the official Google Music release party at the Mr. Brainwash studio in Los Angeles. 

    Busta Rhymes opened for Google, teasing the audience with old-school beats before he announced his official signing with Cash Money Records and his... read on

  • The NBA Lockout—Pick A Side

    Ilan Lakritz, contributor from The City of Los Angeles

    November 15, 2011 | 12:39 am

    As you have all probably heard (or purposefully ignored), NBA players rejected the owners’ latest offer. At this point, it is almost a certainty that David Stern will cancel the entire season as the players prepare to file an antitrust lawsuit against the NBA.

    While this is... read on

  • Friendship—When to Hold On & When to Let Go

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 12, 2011 | 10:49 pm

    “A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” -Douglas Pagels

    “Bestie,” “Partner-In-Crime,” “Other Half”—choose your preferred outdated cliché. We all have at least one, and if you’re lucky, you have at least one who... read on

  • The Hitler Letter

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 10, 2011 | 11:44 am

    I am more than familiar with the persecution Jews have faced historically. My parents sent me to private Jewish schools since kindergarten. Chronologically, in first grade, I learned that Jews were once slaves in Egypt. It sounded horrific, but they were freed so I paid no further... read on

  • Heroes of Hope | 6 Girls, $7K, 4 Days

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 7, 2011 | 2:19 pm

    “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill

    A group of six girls made a unanimous decision on Thursday, November 3 to sign up and raise awareness for The Heroes of Hope Race for Research, an organization that raises money for... read on

  • Blogs: What’s the point? | Where to go when you’re looking for news, inspiration, or laughs.

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 4, 2011 | 2:38 pm

    “The reason why I don’t reveal myself is because I don’t do this for the fame and glory. I’d rather be recognized for what I do, instead of who I am.” -Blogger, Her0inchic

    As of today, I have bookmarked an equal amount of news sites and blog sites on my Google Chrome browser.... read on

  • You have no privacy. What to do about being exposed on the internet

    By Nicole Behnam

    November 1, 2011 | 10:35 pm

    “Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar.” -George Lundberg
    Like most of my friends, I’m extremely selective about what I choose to post on my Facebook page. Even when I write to my friends, I meticulously read over the... read on




When Nicole Behnam was 15, she joined the school newspaper and discovered that journalism was one of her passions. To take her passion one step further, she called Brentwood...

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