Jewish Journal

Time for home design

by Harry Roberts

April 23, 2014 | 3:08 pm

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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... 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

  • Rabbis to L.A. County: Fund healthcare for undocumented immigrants

    By Ryan Torok

    April 1, 2014 | 6:29 pm

    One day after the open-enrollment period for Obamacare health care exchanges ended, Temple Isaiah’s Rabbi Dara Frimmer was among those calling for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to live up to a promise it made to those people — many of them undocumented immigrants —... read on

  • Las Vegas ‘Agunah’ protest targets man who remarries without Jewish divorce

    By Ryan Torok

    March 21, 2014 | 1:51 am

    Hurrying by the parking lot at the Lakeside Event Center in Las Vegas, Israel Meir Kin and his bride-to-be, Daniela Barbosa, avoided eye contact with a group of about 30 demonstrators who had been waiting for them. Dressed for the occasion in a suit and a wedding gown,... read on

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