Jewish Journal

Renata Polt

  • If it wasn’t for Jews, Las Vegas wouldn’t be the town it is today

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If it wasn't for Jews, Las Vegas wouldn't be the town it is today. Proof of Jewish prosperity can be found across the city, especially in its stunning architecture.
    Hollywood has shot films here for nearly a century, from early silent Westerns to "Easy Rider" (1969) and "Red...
  • Jewish Gem Shines on the Emerald Isle

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    It takes a certain amount of chutzpah for a Jewish population numbering less than 1,000 to field a Jewish museum. But if anyone has chutzpah, it's Ireland's tiny Jewish -- mostly Orthodox -- community. The Irish Jewish Museum, founded in 1985 by Dr. Chaim Herzog, then president of...