Jewish Journal

George Medovoy

  • Beyond Ordinary

    November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The Silverado Trail, a picturesque highway that winds its way through the Napa Valley, isn't exactly where you'd expect to find someone staking his claim to Jewish identity. But for Ernie Weir, this is home base.

    Weir is owner and winemaker of Hagafen Cellars, one of California's...

  • Picture Postcards from Galilee

    January 20, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Mark Twain would get the surprise of his life if he returned to the Holy Land on the eve of the new millennium.

    He'd find a country light years away from the one he described in "Innocents Abroad," his classic account of a trip he took to Palestine and Europe in 1869.

    Twain's Holy...