Jewish Journal

The Raging Jews of Comedy

by Evan Henerson

September 23, 2014 | 11:37 am

Memo to the building maintenance staff at Beverly Hills High School: Pay the air conditioning bill. Please do this well in... read full article

  • The new documentary ‘Pump’ asks society to question its fuel choices

    by Avishay Artsy

    September 23, 2014 | 11:05 am

    It’s already been 13 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and in that time we’ve come to understand the difficult geopolitical situation that our...

  • My 1930s education at the movies

    by Manuel H. Rodriguez, Zocalo Public Square

    September 22, 2014 | 1:35 pm

    I’d long wanted to see the two movies on the double bill at our neighborhood movie house, the Princess at 61st and Main streets in Los Angeles, that...

  • Noteworthy books for the new year

    by Erika Dreifus

    September 22, 2014 | 11:59 am

    In my 20s, I studied French culture and became enamored of what the French call “la rentrée littéraire.” Along with their returns to work, school and...

  • An eye for synagogue photography: Louis Davidson

    by Evan Henerson

    September 22, 2014 | 11:30 am

    If you want to track down Louis Davidson, try the local synagogue. 

    Of course, “local” in this case could mean anywhere from Hong Kong to Morocco,...

  • Hollywood Costumes from the Golden Age to the present

    by Avishay Artsy

    September 22, 2014 | 10:41 am

    Chances are, even if you haven’t seen the movies, you can picture the costumes.

    Harrison Ford’s fedora and leather jacket in “Raiders of the Lost...

  • Jews and the birth of Film Noir

    by Avishay Artsy

    September 22, 2014 | 10:19 am

    The 1942 classic “Casablanca” follows a complicated love story between two star-crossed lovers, played by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. But it’s...

  • Spotlight on Jewish characters in fall films

    by Iris Mann

    September 22, 2014 | 9:54 am

    Few films with an expressly Jewish theme or Jewish characters are to be found this fall, but there will be some choice subjects onscreen.


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