Jewish Journal

  • Snap out of it!

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 30, 2014 | 8:54 am

    I love actors. Honestly . That wasn't sarcasm . I started out as an actor before I began writing for a living. I shared my life with an actress who was/is a wonderful artist and woman. As they used to say about Jews And African Americans some of my best friends ... Actors and... read on

  • The War Criminal

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 29, 2014 | 10:54 am

    Yesterday I wrote an article that ended with a suggestion to Hamas. The suggestion was , just stop trying to kill us, and be prepared to be amazed at how wonderful your lives will become.

    You say you want the siege lifted?

    The sanctions, which you call a siege, were put in... read on

  • Update: Operation ‘Protective Edge’

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 28, 2014 | 9:39 am

    We have all seen the pictures of the horrible price the Palestinian people are paying because the Terrorist army of Hamas seized power in Gaza in a bloody coup against not Israelis, but against their fellow Palestinians. They have turned civilian communities into terrorist enclaves... read on
  • The humanitarian pause, again

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 28, 2014 | 9:26 am

    When I was a little kid  my brother, of blessed memory, who was six years older than me, took inordinate pleasure giving me what were then called “ Noogies” He was unmerciful and unrelenting in his “ Noogie “ attacks on my head. I would beg him to stop and he would say “ No”.

    I... read on

  • In the company of heroes

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 28, 2014 | 8:33 am

    Yesterday I had the great privilege of accompanying Major General ( Ret) Avigdor Kahalani to an artillery battalion, somewhere in the war zone. General Kahalani is one of Israel’s greatest war heroes, a veteran of the Six Day War, The Yom Kippur War and the First Lebanon War. It is... read on

  • Dear Selena Gomez

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 27, 2014 | 9:10 am

    Dear Selena,
    Though we’re both in the same business, you and I have never met. 
    I wanted to cast you in a movie I was going to do  a few years back when you were just beginning to leave the Disney fold and establish yourself as an actress, flowering into a beautiful... read on
  • We’re Both From The Same village

    By Dan Gordon, Capt. IDF (Res)

    July 25, 2014 | 9:21 am

    I spend the night last night with the family I met the day before. The ones I wrote about in an article called “Why We Fight”. I met them yesterday and when I see them today I’m greeted not like the stranger who knocked on the wrong door and found the right people, which is what... read on

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Dan Gordon is a writer in Los Angeles as well as a reserve Captain in the IDF.

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