Jewish Journal

  • Judd Apatow: Comedy drawn from an ‘Unfair Life’

    by Elaine Margolin

    June 19, 2015 | 8:31 am

    Judd Apatow’s phenomenal success seems the result of a willed and desperate act of adolescent defiance against a childhood that threatened to destroy...

  • ADL to introduce graphic novel about tragedy in Tel Aviv bar

    by Ryan Torok

    June 17, 2015 | 4:32 pm

    American filmmaker and freelance journalist Jack Baxter got more than he bargained for when he set out in 2003 to make a film about Mike’s Place, the...

  • Cancer obscura

    by Jonathan Kirsch

    June 11, 2015 | 10:11 am

    If a feel-good book about cancer sounds like an oxymoron, just pick up a copy of “New Beginnings: The Triumphs of 120 Cancer Survivors” by Bill Aron...

  • Kafka finds love and joy in his last days

    by Sarah Pines

    June 4, 2015 | 3:16 pm

    “We may well imagine that the glory of life lies around everyone, and always in its full richness, but obscured, down in the depths, invisible and far...

  • Five books you should read this summer

    by Jonathan Kirsch

    June 1, 2015 | 4:23 pm

    Among the most emblematic figures to emerge in Southern California in the 1960s was Sister Mary Corita, a “rebel nun” whose exuberant artwork captured...

  • ‘How Sweet It Is!’ is a gangster’s paradise

    by Jonathan Kirsch

    May 27, 2015 | 10:44 am

    The first voice you hear in the latest novel by Thane Rosenbaum, “How Sweet It Is!” (Mandel Vilar Press), belongs to the Great One himself, Jackie...

  • Patrick Modiano: In Search of a Father

    By Elaine Margolin

    May 22, 2015 | 8:14 am

    Patrick Modiano: In Search of a Father
    By Elaine Margolin

    Nobel Prize winning author Patrick Modiano is always looking for his dead father.  I am...

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