But in keeping the Omer tradition, I realized this was a tremendous opportunity to educate the world about the promises and immense potential of a truly rewarding Lag B'Omer.
But before I really develop that... read on
May 27, 2008 | 1:30 pm
If you can read this, you’re one of the first visitors to JewishJournal.com 2.0, the happy and shiny new version of The Jewish Journal online.
We finally have a real content management... read on
It's Friday. There's still much to be done before the Sabbath, but suddenly the world has stopped. Kind of...
People asked me for some explanation on the things that are happening in Israel these days. So here it goes.
Trying to find the perfect gift can be quite a challenge for many of us.
The other day I received an email asking me to show my support of Israel by attending a solidarity rally...
To a secular person, summer is a time to head down the beach or swimming pool in a cute bikini or swimsuit...
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Philadelphia’s prestigious Franklin Institute has named JewishJournal.com contributor Judea Pearl as the 2008 recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computers and Cognitive Science.
Dr. Pearl, father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl and president of the foundation created in... read on
April 14, 2008 | 10:05 pm
I was backstage at the Philadelphia-based Mike Douglas show twice.
The first time had to be like 1970 or so when I was the local stringer for Rolling Stone, and John and Yoko were co-hosting with Mike. I met them backstage (with Phil Spector) and then watched the show in the... read on
April 10, 2008 | 10:23 am
video by Jay Firestone
Can you taste the difference between two different matzahs?
For some, it may be quite a feat to positively identify one matzah from another. But I know that each matzah is unique in texture, flavor, scent and shape.
Here are a few tips to follow, in... read on
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