Jewish Journal

  • Best street for a J-cation?  Fairfax!

    By Edmon J. Rodman

    July 3, 2008 | 11:32 am

    In a summer of rising airfares and gas prices, you need to take a trip that is close by, low cost, in town and that will fill you with Jewish stories.


  • The Best of (Jewish) Los Angeles 2008

    July 3, 2008 | 11:31 am

    We like to think of our Annual Guide to the Best of (Jewish) Los Angeles as kvetch-proof. Our writers and editors provide personal favorites that are so...
  • A (hot) day in the park

    May 22, 2008 | 11:00 am

    VideoJew Jay Firestone got it all on tape

    It was hot, but it was happy.

    About 30,000 people came to the Israel Independence Day Festival on May 18 at...

  • Lifestyle

    July 27, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Not That You Asked, But....

    Everyone has a favorite Jewish spot, the place you tell all your friends about but secretly hope it stays unknown so it...

  • Mayor Carries Torah to <br>Vandalized Tarzana Synagogue

    by Adam Wills

    July 9, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    On Sunday, in the intense heat of a mid-summer day, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, carried a Sephardic Torah for one-half mile along city streets in Tarzana...

  • Hooray for Holy-wood

    by Joel Kotkin

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    When the media or politicians chatter about Los Angeles' urban resurgence, they usually refer to such things as $700,000 lofts in downtown Los Angeles,...

  • Visiting History

    by Tom Teicholz

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I have always had a soft spot for Brazil. I spent the summer after high school graduation there, and my wife and I spent our honeymoon there. I love the...