Jewish Journal

  • What really is going on in the Middle East?

    by Yaakov (Jacob) Lichter

    August 4, 2014 | 2:45 pm

    Look at a map of the countries in the general vicinity of Israel. You will see Morocco, Algiria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi-Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, The United Arab Emirates, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. And if you look on the same map in a... read on

  • God’s Order Is Not Human Order

    by Susie (Newday) Mayerfeld

    August 1, 2014 | 9:02 am

    It's Friday. There's still much to be done before the Sabbath, but suddenly the world has stopped. Kind of like the breath that was held, and the heart that skipped a beat when I heard the news. The news of a fate that some people would argue is worse than death.

    An Israeli... read on

  • Everyone is wrong: A musician’s take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    by Yair Yona

    July 21, 2014 | 1:36 pm

    People asked me for some explanation on the things that are happening in Israel these days. So here it goes.

    I’m not pro-Israel and I’m not pro-Palestine. Both terms mean nothing to me. I have no hate for people, nor admiration for stats--I just want a normal life without... read on

  • How to give a great gift

    by Harry Roberts

    July 17, 2014 | 10:54 am

    Trying to find the perfect gift can be quite a challenge for many of us. Even if we are somehow able to choose the right Valentines gift, there is still a significant other's birthday, your anniversary, and Channukah to deal with. If you somehow manage to choose a great gift for... read on

  • Making blue & white waves at the Israel Solidarity Rally

    by Julianne Grossman

    July 14, 2014 | 2:13 pm

    The other day I received an email asking me to show my support of Israel by attending a solidarity rally at the Federal Building in Los Angeles. At the bottom of the email was an italicized sentence, informing me there would be limited parking and no bathrooms.

    I am a person who... read on

  • Modesty rules shouldn’t keep you out of the water this summer

    by Harry Roberts

    July 8, 2014 | 10:03 am

    To a secular person, summer is a time to head down the beach or swimming pool in a cute bikini or swimsuit and hang out with friends and family of both sexes. People who haven’t grown up in the Orthodox faith don’t think twice about undressing in front of strangers. But anyone who... read on

  • Jewish Community Day transforms Chavez Ravine into hub of pride

    By Ryan Torok

    June 30, 2014 | 7:34 pm

    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 Chavez Ravine, and Tribe pride was in effect before and after the game. A representative of the Dodgers group sales office... read on

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