Jewish Journal

NewGround Fellow Responds to Shootings in Garland, TX

by Tess Cutler

May 7, 2015 | 12:36 pm

Omar Ashraf prays at "Two Faiths One Prayer" after finding out about a shooting that occurred in his hometown of Garland, TX (credit: Marta Evry)

On Sunday, May 3, a cohort of Jews and Muslims, members of a group called NewGround, were praying side by side at an event called “Two Faiths One Prayer” in... More.

  • 99 Problems for POTUS, but a Nuke Aint One

    by Harry Ben-Zvi and Gidon Ben-Zvi

    April 7, 2015 | 11:36 am

    DJ POTUS (aka President Obama) seamlessly juxtaposes melodically progressive nuclear non-proliferation mantras like “Reset” with authoritarian breakout... More.

  • Bibi’s Big Day: When Words Matter…And When They Don’t

    by Gidon Ben-Zvi

    March 19, 2015 | 9:34 am

    The consensus, both within Israel and abroad, is that Benjamin Netanyahu snatched an electoral victory from the jaws of imminent defeat by both... More.

  • IAC Celebrates the Knesset

    by Tess Cutler

    March 19, 2015 | 9:18 am

    Israel’s Consul General in Los Angeles David Siegel took the stage in a Pico-Robertson banquet room on March 17 — as returns from the recent Israeli... More.

  • Chocolate and slavery

    by Ilana Schatz

    March 16, 2015 | 10:46 am

    There have been a few movies that affected me so deeply that I couldn't move afterwards, their impact so deep that I knew a new journey was opening for... More.

  • Kosha Dillz presents the 1st Annual official OY VEY! SXSW showcase

    by Kosha Dillz

    March 13, 2015 | 2:18 pm

    What is OY VEY!?

    It's the most epic collaboration of all time! Acts from Montreal to Memphis and Tel Aviv to Washington Dc, NJ, LA and more! OY VEY! Bridges together culture of Jewish and Israeli vibes to the indie and hip hop culture. Kosha Dillz lives within to make you say OY VEY! - a yiddish word that is best explained as OMG or WTF!

    This is the 4th year of OY VEY! in Austin Texas but the first year as an official SXSW event! Let's make it a banger!

    Show times are below. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/koshadillz

  • 7 Amazing Jewish apps to check out now

    by J.T. Ripton

    March 10, 2015 | 9:25 am

    If you're looking for ways to keep up with your religion, there are a number of Jewish apps that will help you practice your customs while on the go.... More.

  • Mothballs and Memories

    by Chaim Shapiro

    January 21, 2015 | 12:41 pm

    Mothballs. They are neither moths nor balls.  A funny combination of two words with no telling what it might be.  Mothballs are in fact a chemical... More.

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