Jewish Journal

“The People Seek Social Justice”

By Bob Goldfarb

August 28, 2011 | 12:46 am

As governments are being overturned by massive protests across the Arab world, another kind of movement is being shaped elsewhere—by members of the middle class.  In India, frustrated by... read on

  • Facts and Truths

    By Bob Goldfarb

    August 6, 2011 | 1:24 pm

    In Friday’s English-language edition of Haaretz Op-Ed columnist Nehemia Shtrasler takes Amos Oz to task for his recollections of Israel’s first thirty years.  “I didn’t know that Israel was once a paradise,” he writes, and offers facts and figures to prove it:

      * In order to... read on

  • Arts in the Spotlight: JCC Maccabi ArtsFest in Israel

    By Bob Goldfarb

    August 2, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Five years ago the JCCs of North America, the umbrella organization for Jewish Community Centers, added a new component to its summertime athletic competition, the JCC Maccabi Games.  Called ArtsFest, it provides a way for artistically talented teens to have shared experiences like... read on