January 25, 2010
Dennis Prager to join The Jewish Journal and JewishJournal.com as columnist
Author and talk-show host Dennis Prager will become a regular columnist for The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles and .
Prager’s first column for The Jewish Journal and jewishjournal.com will appear in the issue of January 29.
His biweekly column will focus on politics, values, religion and culture, written in the smart, provocative style that has made Prager a nationally famous writer and speaker.
“Dennis is one of the most profound and important Jewish voices in the world today,” said Rob Eshman, editor-in-chief of The Jewish Journal and jewishjournal.com. “We are thrilled to bring him to our broad and diverse readership.”
Prager joins The Jewish Journal’s distinguished list of contributing writers, which includes Judea Pearl, Raphael Sonenshein, Marty Kaplan, David Suissa, Jonathan Kirsch, Bill Boyarsky, Gina Nahai, Teresa Strasser and Tom Teicholz.
Prager has been broadcasting on radio in Los Angeles since 1982. His popular show became nationally syndicated in 1999 and airs live, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon (Pacific Time) from his home station, KRLA (AM 870). He has recently begun the internet-based Prager University.
Prager’s books include the seminal works, “Why the Jews? The Reason for Antisemitism” and “The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism,” both co-written with Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, as well as the best-sellers, “Happiness Is a Serious Problem” and “Think a Second Time,” 44 Essays on 44 Subjects.
For 24 years, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles has served the world’s third-largest Jewish community with award-winning journalism and provocative opinion. The Jewish Journal is distributed free at more than 900 sites around Southern California. With 150,000 weekly readers in Southern California, it is the largest Jewish weekly in the United States outside of New York City.
JewishJournal.com is the largest Jewish news Web site outside of Israel. With 300,000 monthly unique users, JewishJournal.com offers a “constantly fresh” mix of original reporting, as well as aggregated and curated news. JewishJournal.com regularly offers live webcasts of community events and original video.