Jewish Journal

  • How to save Money on the Cost of Your Bar Mitzvah

    by Harry Roberts

    May 13, 2014 | 11:10 am

    From the cost of the catering, to the venue, and the entertainment, bar mitzvahs are expensive.  In fact, it is believed that some parents spend up to $17,000 on the cost of their child’s celebration.  Whilst it is easily possible to spend this amount of money, it is also possible... read on

  • Sterling opened his mouth again

    By Julie Bien

    May 13, 2014 | 9:24 am

    Oh, Donald Sterling.

    He's somehow managed to take this kerfuffle a step further by dragging the name of the Jewish community down with him. He might officially be more of an embarrassment to Jews (especially L.A. Jews) than anyone has ever been.

    During his interview with... read on

  • Business banking case study

    by Lance Richardson

    May 12, 2014 | 3:31 pm


    The history of banking in a country as ancient as the UK would take a long time, but experts believe that the origins of British banking started in the Middle Ages, in the time of Saxon England, with the local Jewish population. The Jewish immigrants were looked upon... read on

  • 10 Things to do to survive Tel Aviv’s summer

    by Giora Bar-Sakai

    May 12, 2014 | 11:09 am

    Tel Aviv's summer is hot! Let me suggest 10 cool things to do in Tel Aviv during May and June:

    1. Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade

    Held on June 13th, Tel Aviv pride parade is the highlight of a week-long series of events that celebrate the LGBT community life in Tel Aviv. More than... read on

  • Shalom Koboshvili : Georgia’s Jewish Heritage

    by Milad Doroudian

    May 12, 2014 | 9:08 am

    Despite Tzipi Hotovely, the beautiful Knesset member whose Jewish-Georgian heritage has sparked pride in the Georgian Jews that remain today, do you really know anything about Georgia’s Jewish heritage?

    Shalom Koboshvili’s works, although not very well known, are a alluring... read on

  • Obama urges fight against global tide of anti-Semitism

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 8, 2014 | 2:49 am

    Recalling the horrors of the Holocaust, President Barack Obama urged nations to fight growing anti-Semitism and threats against Israel.

    Speaking Wednesday night (May 7) to 1,200 supporters of the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation, Obama called for “confronting a... read on

  • The oldest man in the world is a Jewish Holocaust survivor

    By Julie Bien

    May 6, 2014 | 10:58 am

    Alexander Imich, 111 years and 91 days old (as of this post), is now the oldest man on earth.

    The Jewish New Yorker was born in Poland in 1903.

    He earned a PhD in chemistry before WWII and then spent two years during the Holocaust in a Russian labor camp near the White Sea.

    ... read on

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