Jewish Journal

Poem: Jewish Dream #18

by M.E. Silverman

1 week ago

The dream is not so simple — learn what is between

your mouth & God’s ear, feel holy when the ark opens,

know the history of suffering, when it will suffice,

how to chant like the... read full article

  • Voices of LA arts fest brings ethnic, religious diversity to city

    by Jonathan Maseng

    1 week ago

    A new summer cultural arts festival is bringing a fresh Jewish feel to Los Angeles.

    Voices of LA: The Krupnick Festival of the Arts pairs a diverse array of Jewish and non-Jewish artists from all genres and mediums to create new and exciting works with strong local roots. A...

  • JVS scholarships encourage college students to give back

    by Michelle Chernak

    1 week ago

    Max Goldstein was 15 years old when he hopped on a plane to Caracas, Venezuela, to spend his sophomore year of high school as an exchange student. He had never left the country before, nor had he been away from home for an extended period of time. 

    While he was growing up,...

  • ‘The Lion’s Gate’: Firsthand accounts of the Six Day War

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    1 week ago

    From a distance of a half-century, the Six Day War looks very different indeed from what is happening today on the Gaza border, but “The Lion’s Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War” by Steven Pressfield (Sentinel) is a kind of companion reader for those of us who are...

  • Global lacrosse community welcomes a formidable new member—Israel

    by Neil Kramer

    1 week ago

    Israel made a smashing debut at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship in Denver this month, finishing seventh out of 38 teams, just three years after the first game was ever played in the country. 

    Facing much more experienced teams, the Israelis came away with a 6-2 record,...

  • Backstreet Boys scrap Israel shows due to Gaza crisis


    2 weeks ago

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Backstreet Boys canceled three sold-out concerts in Israel due to the Gaza conflict.

    The American pop band posted a message Sunday on its official website announcing the cancellation of the July 29-31 concerts at the Raanana Amphitheater “to assure the...

  • From Grizzly Bears to Gaza Rockets: Alaskan olim head for Israel

    by Uriel Heilman, JTA

    2 weeks ago

    Rebecca Scoggin lived in a lot of places growing up: Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Homer, Anchorage. But except for the two years she lived in Seattle after high school, she never lived outside Alaska.

    At least she hadn’t until a few months ago. Inspired by a Birthright trip she took...

  • Argentine boxer Carolina Duer defends bantamweight crown

    by JTA

    2 weeks ago

    Carolina Raquel Duer of Argentina defended her World Boxing Organization bantamweight title for the second time.

    Duer, popularly known as “The Turk,” defeated Ana Maria Lozano of Venezuela by unanimous decision on Friday night in Lanus, a city in Buenos Aires Province, to take...

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