Jewish Journal

  • Marcel Janco’s Art and Life

    by Milad Doroudian

    April 25, 2014 | 11:59 am

    When you think of Jewish art the first thing that comes to mind is innovation. Daring, beautiful, undeniably avant-garde, and of course fashionably liberal, the truth is that it makes for great party conversation. If you ever do find yourself in that position, do not forget to... read on

  • Time for home design

    by Harry Roberts

    April 23, 2014 | 3:08 pm

    A Few Home Design Tips                

    In our homes, we want four things when it comes to decorating; style, practicality, safety, and comfort. While these can be difficult to structure into a single theme, it’s the ultimate goal of most interior designers. Where things become... read on

  • Romania’s Jews: A forgotten minority

    by Milad Doroudian

    April 23, 2014 | 9:49 am

    Can you point to Romania on a map?

    I highly doubt that most people have met a Romanian, let alone a Jew from Romania. The truth is that the country was once a bustling epicentre of Yiddish and, believe it or not, secular Jewish culture. Very few people are aware of the fact that... read on

  • Six tips on how NOT to get a job when you graduate

    by Raquel Saxe

    April 22, 2014 | 12:38 pm

    When I walked across the stage at my college graduation in June, I had no idea what I was walking toward. After eight competitive internships (most unpaid), three high-level academic research projects, several positions on campus, and countless coffee dates with mentors and... read on

  • Eight websites that clearly explain the world of finance

    by Lance Richardson

    April 21, 2014 | 3:04 pm

    Finance is one of the most difficult subjects to learn for many individuals. Because so many of us are used to allowing other professionals to handle our banking and financial transactions, it can be a startling experience to finally understand just how much goes on in this... read on

  • A disease of silence? Social stigma and schizophrenia

    Henry Lane

    April 18, 2014 | 8:59 am

    Schizophrenia is one of the most common health conditions yet it is also one of the most misunderstood, a knowledge gap that leads to a very stereotyped view of the disease. For example, many people believe that people with schizophrenia are violent and dangerous when in fact they... read on

  • Growing Old With Dignity: What The Torah Says

    by J.T. Ripton

    April 17, 2014 | 1:57 pm

    Until the most recent decades in history, age was a gift. Those who lived to a ripe age were revered for their wisdom, and considered a great blessing to society. Though times have changed, what God said about advancing in years is still just as relevant as it ever was. The Torah... read on

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