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    “Bestie,” “Partner-In-Crime,” “Other Half”—choose your preferred outdated cliché.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