Jewish Journal

Brenda Gazzar

  • At first Kohen-Levi parley in 2,000 years, participants plan for Third Holy Temple

    July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Just days before the holiday commemorating the destruction of the Holy Temples, Tisha B'Av, a group of Jewish priests and Levites hurried across the centuries-worn cobblestones of this holy city to prepare to bless the people of Israel.

    They gathered at the foot of the Holy Temple's...
  • Dig this! Herod’s tomb found after 3-decade hunt

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Ruthlessly lavish in his lifetime and a villain of Jewish and Christian narratives alike, the biblical King Herod has captured the world's imagination anew with the discovery of his tomb outside Jerusalem.

    Hebrew University archeologists on May 8 announced the find of the first...
  • Janglo and Taanglo: Israel’s English-Speakers Find a Link

    August 24, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    When Devora Kidorf wanted to help a family of four from northern Israel displaced by Israel's battling with Hezbollah, she knew where to turn. Having hosted the family for a night but needing to make room for relatives from abroad, the English teacher and mother of seven posted an...