Jewish Journal

ROI Community Summit links new leaders

by Michelle Chabin

June 19, 2013 | 1:12 pm

Clockwise from top left: Judith Prays, Sarah Passe, Michelle Collins and Evan Bregman.

In 2010, Judith Prays, a 26-year-old multimedia expert from Long Beach, created a great deal of buzz (CNN, Time, “The Colbert... read full article

  • Technology makes education omnipresent

    by Robert Abel

    June 19, 2013 | 12:12 pm

    There was a time when students at Temple Israel of Hollywood Day School took annual fieldtrips to Spanish missions in California and wrapped up the...

  • Billion-dollar Waze

    by Simone Wilson

    June 19, 2013 | 10:57 am

    UPDATE [7/29/13]: Google bought Waze for $966 million.

    Just a couple of years ago, the Israeli entrepreneurs behind the traffic-fighting smartphone...

  • Archie Comics feature film in the works

    by Jillian Scheinfeld, JTA

    June 18, 2013 | 1:31 pm

    Archie comics lovers, rejoice!

    Warner Brothers Pictures announced last Thursday that they are partnering with Glee writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and...

  • Israel’s SodaStream inks deal with KitchenAid


    June 18, 2013 | 1:27 pm

    The Israeli company SodaStream agreed to develop a home system for making carbonated drinks for KitchenAid appliances.

    No financial details of the deal have been disclosed, according to the Israeli business daily Globes. The product is expected to be launched at the end of the year.

    SodaStream is headquartered in the West Bank city of Maale Adumim and has been a frequent target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement.

    Its products are available in 45 countries, including in 15,000 retail stores in the United States.

  • Barbra Streisand receives Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University

    Jewish Journal

    June 18, 2013 | 10:38 am

    Barbra Streisand, after receiving an honorary doctorate from The Hebrew University, stands in front of the plaque of the Institute of Jewish Studies...

  • Barbra Streisand slams Orthodox Jews’ actions against Israeli women


    June 17, 2013 | 12:23 pm

    U.S. entertainer Barbra Streisand on Monday took a swipe at Orthodox Jews in Israel who compel women to sit in the back of buses and assault them for...

  • Abraham

    by Bill Yarrow

    June 12, 2013 | 6:14 pm

    I came late to sunrise. The hills were lit
    with goats. Everything shimmered in
    small steps. I closed my eyes.

    The Kinneret sits back in its water...

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