Jewish Journal

How two survivors found romance

by Eitan Arom

2 days ago

Gabriella Karin and Robert Geminder on Feb. 6 at the Larry and Cheryl Katchen residence in Los Angeles. Photo by Carla Acevedo-Blumenkrantz

In a way, their relationship began like so many others: a workplace romance.

Gabriella Karin, 85, was a docent at the Los... read full article

  • Rounding out a big year, JDate CEO has reason to celebrate

    by Eitan Arom

    2 days ago

    Last year was big for Spark Networks. At an open-bar mixer and comedy show in January to celebrate the re-launch of its flagship website, JDate, the...

  • Valentine’s Day: An ideal date for Jewish weddings?

    by Edmon J. Rodman, JTA

    5 days ago

    In December, around the time my wife and I were celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary, we received an invitation to an outdoor Jewish wedding to be...

  • The Kotel compromise: Recognizing there is more than one way to be a Jew

    by Rabbi Laura Geller

    1 week ago

    Margaret Mead once said: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever...

  • Mixed emotions about the Kotel compromise

    by Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein

    1 week ago

    What’s the definition of mixed emotions, asks the old gag line: Finding out that your business competitor and rival has just driven off a cliff — in...

  • The Kotel compromise: A time for rejoicing

    by Rabbi Denise L. Eger

    1 week ago

    The time for singing has come …

    It is a time for singing and rejoicing! 

    The historic vote by the Israeli Cabinet to create and fund an egalitarian...

  • The Kotel decision: A Sephardic Jew responds

    by Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    1 week ago

    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Kotel had no barrier separating the sexes. It was an open place of prayer, spirituality and meditation for all...

  • At the Kotel, at last

    by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    1 week ago

    I’m one of those fortunate people who gets to be in Israel for 10 days each year. I meet with the Ziegler rabbinical students studying there during...

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