Jewish Journal

Allan M. Jalon

  • An (Israeli-American) Voice in the Wilderness

    August 31, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Jonathan Tasini's name, in Israel, would be pronounced more like Tazini. It's related to a command in classical Hebrew that Moses uses with his people: Ha'azinu. That is: You should listen.

    And at the very least, Tasini wants voters to get a chance to listen to him. He offers...

  • Grandma’s Bridge

    August 2, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The Grandma Moses retrospective traveling around America these days doesn't tell a story I know about this particular Moses. Nowhere does the story appear in the more than 60 pictures of apple picking, maple sugaring and other pleasant rural scenes by a "primitive" artist whom...