Jewish Journal

Reading for Chanukah

by Rita Berman Frischer

December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

Moishe's Miracle : A Hanukkah Story by Laura Krauss Melmed, David Slonim (Illustrator)

From demons to pious flying rabbis, from magic frying pans to runaway latkes, from hayfork menorahs (in Chelm, where else?) to a... read full article

  • What’s Cooking

    by Marlene Adler Marks

    November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Eventually, I promise you, the 2000 presidential election will end and the 2001 Los Angeles mayoral race will begin. Already, six contenders can't wait...

  • A Thousand Recipes (But Who’s Counting?)

    by Florence Fabricant

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    It's not a stretch to call Woodland Hills-based author Faye Levy's 625-page "1,000 Jewish Recipes" a culinary bible. It may be the only Jewish cookbook...

  • People of the Book Festival

    by Naomi Pfefferman

    November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish books are hot these days.

    Jonathan Fass should know; he's directing the People of the Book - Jewish Book Festival, a program of the Jewish...

  • The Fires This Time

    by Sandee Brawarsky

    September 21, 2000 | 7:59 pm

    If a book that confronts death head-on can be uplifting, Kate Wenner has done it in an auspicious first novel, "Setting Fires" (Scribner). The two fires...

  • Mother Ruth

    by Tom Tugend

    July 27, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    "I'm glad you caught me now," says Ruth Gruber, talking by phone from her Manhattan apartment. "Tomorrow at 7 a.m. I'm leaving for Toronto, where CBS is...

  • The Senator and the Author

    by Eric Fingerhut

    July 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Two giants of the American Jewish community, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) and author Herman Wouk, got together last month in Washington, D.C., to...

  • Challenging Evil

    by Michael Aushenker

    June 29, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It was the case of David Irving vs. Deborah Lipstadt. Or, as the British docket officially labled it, "David Irving v. Penguin Books and Another."

    With a...

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