Jewish Journal

Jewish Community Day transforms Chavez Ravine into hub of pride

By Ryan Torok

June 30, 2014 | 7:34 pm

From left: Hazzan Mimi Haslkorn of Temple Aliyah; Valley Beth Shalom's Men's Club president Jason Stern; and Shaarey Zedek congregant Michael Halpern and his children, Benjamin and Emma, participated in a pre-game recognition ceremony at Dodgers Jewish Community Day on June 29. Photo by Ryan Torok.

Dodgers hats, where the team name was written in Hebrew, dotted the Reserved-level sections at Dodgers Stadium last Sunday.

It was Jewish Community Day at... More.

  • Simple Ways to Make the World a Better Place

    by Henry Lane

    June 30, 2014 | 1:03 pm

    We would all like to live in a better world but what do we do about it on a daily basis? The truth is that most of us are so caught up in our daily... More.

  • Change is Gonna Come: How Tech is Transforming Lifestyles

    by Michelle Nichols

    June 26, 2014 | 12:23 pm

    Helping to Preserve


    One of the most influential ways technology is helping us move forward while still holding to the past is allowing people to... More.

  • How Much Does it Really Cost To Retire?

    by J.T. Ripton

    June 20, 2014 | 2:26 pm

    Chances are high you're going to retire one day, and equally high are the odds you'll live 20 or possibly 30 years beyond that. Relying on the... More.

  • Backstreet’s Back

    June 9, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    Attention all 90s boy band fans! The Backstreet Boys will be performing for 3 nights in Ra'Anana, Israel at the Ra'Anana Amphitheatre on July 29-31.

    Time to dust off your Tiger Beat posters of Nick Carter. Backstreet's Back ya'll!

  • On Being Jewish, Perhaps

    by Mariano Zaro, Zocalo Public Square

    June 9, 2014 | 11:20 am

    The staircase is L-shaped

    with a huge cactus in the corner.

    Be careful with that,

    my mother says every time

    we go to visit my aunt Pepa.

    Today... More.

  • How to Find the Best Real Estate for Your Business

    by Harry Roberts

    June 6, 2014 | 2:23 pm

    The right location is key to the success of your business, especially if you are going to be selling products or services directly to consumers. Being... More.

  • Jonah Hill: Another star, another slur

    June 3, 2014 | 11:32 am

    Over the weekend, "22 Jump Street" star, Jonah Hill, erupted at a paparazzo who'd been following him and a friend throughout the day.

    After allegedly being teased about his shorts by the papaparazzo, Hill directed  a homophobic slur at him--which was caught on video by TMZ.

    Today, Hill made an appearance on Howard Stern's radio show to apologize.  

    This is not the first time Hill has lost his temper at a member of the media.

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