Jewish Journal

  • LA Magazine’s Film competition: The Final Eight [VOTE]

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 23, 2010 | 10:45 pm

    From LA Magazine:

    [LA Magazine’s] GetL.A. contest invites readers to show the world—via a three-minute video—what it’s like to live in our city. In partnership with the nonprofit volunteer action group L.A. Works, the magazine is sponsoring this online short film competition... read on

  • The Passover Blog

    March 23, 2010 | 2:14 pm

    By Ami Eden and Edmon J. Rodman

    The following round-up is adapted from JTA’s Passover blog, blogs.jta.org/passover:

    Helping interfaith families navigate Passover
    The Jewish Outreach Institute has launched a “Preparing for Passover” blog. The catch: It features women from other... read on

  • “An Uncommon Journey to Diversity” Exhibit at the West Valley JCC [VIDEO]

    By Rebecca Steinberger

    March 18, 2010 | 3:44 pm

    Rick Hyman was inspired to paint his family history when he found 300 black and white photos from the early 1900s in a relative’s drawer. Hyman and his wife, Ronda, interpreted their experience into a book, “My Texas Family: An Uncommon Journey to Prosperity.”

    Last fall, Hyman... read on

  • What’s the Status of Jerusalem Under International Law?

    By Rob Eshman

    March 17, 2010 | 3:26 pm

    The furor that’s erupted between the U.S. and Israel following Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to build 1,600 new apartments in a portion of East Jerusalem has is only made worse by the astonishing lack of accurate information circulating over the international legal status... read on

  • Howard Zinn: Israel was a “Mistake.”

    By Rob Eshman

    March 11, 2010 | 1:58 pm

    The March/April 2010 issue of Moment magazine features a final interview with Howard Zinn, the counter-historian whose People’s History of the United States has become a bible of the campus Left.

    Zinn died last January at the age of 87 in Santa Monica.  As we reported then:

    ... read on
  • The Passing of Corey Haim

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 10, 2010 | 4:09 pm

    The Passing of Corey Haim:

    Haim was reported to be in two films scheduled for a 2010 release: The Pick Up and SAD (Standard American Diet).  There is a video of his interview just last month here on ETONLINE.com.

    With his death, apparently from a drug overdose, reported this... read on

  • Catalog Drops a Major Shin

    March 9, 2010 | 6:01 pm

    While flipping through American Jewish University’s new continuing education catalog over dinner the yoga page caught my eye. Yoga practitioners have my utmost respect, and I’m in awe of instructors who find parallels between the Judaic and yogic to help Jewish students explore a... read on

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