Jewish Journal

  • Adam Greenberg signs minor league contract with Orioles

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    December 20, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Former Chicago Cub Adam Greenberg has signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles, Steve Melewski of MASNsports.com reports.

    Greenberg was infamously hit in the head by a pitch in his first major league at-bat and has been struggling to make it back to the Big Show... read on

  • L.A. interfaith vigil remembers Sandy Hook victims

    By Ryan Torok

    December 19, 2012 | 8:00 pm

    As chants of “Enough is enough” rang out, clergy from the Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities and members of faith-based congregations gathered on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall to remember the victims of the Newtown, Conn. attack and denounce gun violence. Taking place on... read on

  • Rabbi Sharon Brous’ statement on the Newtown, Connecticut shooting

    By Ryan Torok

    December 19, 2012 | 7:43 pm

    Appearing at an interfaith prayer vigil held at L.A. City Hall on Dec. 19, Rabbi Sharon Brous, spiritual leader of progressive congregation IKAR, denounced gun violence. She also expressed the need for the nation to come together to prevent the type of incidents that took place on... read on

  • Honey Boo Boo backs Israel


    December 11, 2012 | 10:34 am

    Are Israel's recent publicity problems finally over? Or did they just get worse?

    In the wake of the vote granting the Palestinians upgraded status at the United Nations, and just days after "Sesame Street" actress Sonia Manzano called Israelis “bullies,” Honey Boo Boo of TLC... read on

  • Sheldon Adelson spent close to $150 million on 2012 campaign, GOP fundraisers say


    December 3, 2012 | 9:27 am

    Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson vowed to spend as much as $100 million to defeat President Barack Obama and help the GOP take control of Congress. According to two GOP fundraisers with close ties to the Las Vegas billionaire, he made good on that promise -- and then some. Adelson... read on