Jewish Journal

Rabbi Lawrence Goldmark

  • Her Study of Death Gives Life Meaning

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the psychiatrist who wrote the pioneering work, "On Death and Dying," in 1969, was not Jewish. But Jewish survival through the Holocaust provided the transformative idea that would establish the career of Kubler-Ross and would ultimately revolutionize...

  • I Love a Parade

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I can't think of anyone who doesn't love a parade. The first one I remember attending was as a 10-year-old. My parents took my brother and me to what was then called the "Santa Claus Lane Parade," which took place just after Thanksgiving Day and made its way down Hollywood...

  • Do Not Abandon the Jews of France

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As the old song goes: "I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall." But for many Jews, Paris, and all of France, is not at the top of their visitor's hit parade, because of the anti-Semitic activities that have plagued that country in recent times.

    Currently, there...

  • Busy Days, Busy Nights

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    April 19: This morning at 10 a.m. air raid sirens blared. No, it was not a terrorist attack but the commemoration of Yom HaShoah -- Holocaust

    Remembrance Day.

    Everyone in Israel stood at attention for two minutes. My friend and I stopped right in front of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust...