Jewish Journal

  • NFL chooses official dip…Spoiler alert: It’s hummus!

    by Israel21c

    August 22, 2013 | 12:34 pm

    The American snack food community just got a healthy addition – hummus. Yes, this loved chickpea spread from the Middle East has won new fame in the US following the National Football League’s announcement that hummus is now the official dip of the NFL.

    The league chose Sabra... read on

  • Craig Taubman Takes on Wilshire Blvd. Temple Critics

    By JewishJournal.com

    August 21, 2013 | 1:11 am

    A heated Facebook debate has broken out over whether the $120 - $150 million rennovation of Wilshire Blvd. Temple in Los Angeles is worth it.

    A front page New York Times story on the campaign led by Rabbi Steve Leder to restore the grand synagogue in L.A.'s Koreatown neighborhood... read on

  • Simon Wiesenthal Center calls for boycott of ‘Hitler wines’ [UPDATED]

    By Ryan Torok

    August 8, 2013 | 5:23 pm

    A collection of Hitler-themed wines isn’t going down easy for the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

    On Thursday, the Simon Wiesenthal Center [SWC] issued a statement calling on Italian wine distributors to boycott Vini Lunardelli, an Italian-based company that sells wines with artwork of... read on

  • Singles sniff out other singles at JDate’s ‘Must Love Dogs’ event

    by Caroline Lowy

    July 26, 2013 | 11:07 am

    At JDate's 'Must Love Dogs' event, singles brought their most trusted companion to assist them in life's ultimate challenge: finding a date.  


    Dogs: 1
    First encounter awkwardness between strangers: 0

    Be sure to watch these cute creatures interact with each other and maybe find a life partner themselves!

  • New White House Jewish liaison addresses community

    By Ryan Torok

    July 19, 2013 | 2:50 pm

    The White House’s recently-appointed liaison to the United States Jewish community, Matt Nosanchuk, promised to help maintain a “two-way dialogue” between American Jews and the President in a statement released today.

    “I am committed to maintaining a robust two-way dialogue,... read on

  • OUCH! Snake bites man’s ‘snake’ on the toilet

    by Ilan Ben Zion, Times of Israel

    July 18, 2013 | 3:16 pm

    A 30-year-old man was hospitalized Friday night after a snake bit his member while he was sitting on the toilet at his parents’ house in northern Israel.

    According to a Channel 10 report, the man, a resident of central Israel, paid his parents a visit in the northern town of... read on

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