Jewish Journal

  • Esquire names Mila Kunis Sexiest Woman Alive


    October 11, 2012 | 3:13 pm

    Actress Mila Kunis was named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive for 2012.

    The magazine, which shows Kunis on the cover wearing just a pair of pants, called Kunis "the most beautiful, opinionated, talkative, and funny movie star that we've all known since she was nine." The issue hits...

  • Jewish groups worry about effect of sequestration cuts on elderly

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    October 11, 2012 | 9:50 am

    Jewish groups that care for the elderly are looking forward to the election, and not because they favor a candidate or a party -- they want Washington’s fractious establishment to get back to figuring out how best to fund programs the groups say are essential.

    Between the Nov. 6...

  • Three women, the Israel Defense Forces, and the price of fear

    by Elaine Margolin

    October 10, 2012 | 5:08 pm

    It’s hard to imagine anyone else’s reality.  We pretend we do in order not to feel so helpless.  But usually, we’re just guessing or faking it.  Thus, it is incredibly rare and spectacular to find an author who possesses the literary talent to transport us so completely and...

  • One in 6 unaffiliated U.S. Jews seeking Jewish expression, poll finds


    October 10, 2012 | 10:42 am

    Some 1 million American Jews -- or one in 6 -- are actively seeking Jewish expression and engagement outside of synagogue life, according to a new study.

    The results of a study released by the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring break down the notion that American Jews either are...

  • Bill O’Reilly recommends double date for Obama, Bibi in debate with Jon Stewart


    October 9, 2012 | 9:33 am

    Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, faced off against conservative pundit Bill O’Reilly, in a political debate.

    The debate, “Rumble In The Air-Conditioned Auditorium,” was held Oct. 6 at George Washington University in Washington, DC.

    Topics discussed at the...

  • Rosner’s ‘Voter’s Guide’ offers an insider’s view

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    October 8, 2012 | 12:45 pm

    Every four years, the same question is asked in America: Which candidate will win the Jewish vote? With the 2012 presidential election teetering on a razor’s edge, however, the question takes on new importance and even a certain poignancy. That’s exactly why it caught the attention...

  • Reports that Allen Iverson will play for Maccabi Haifa are false

    by Neil Rubin, JTA

    October 5, 2012 | 10:20 am

    Reports that retired NBA star Allen Iverson will play for Israel's Maccabi Haifa basketball team in two upcoming exhibition games against NBA teams are false, a Maccabi representative told JTA.

    “The local Israeli press completely made this up,” said Andrew Wilson, director of...

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