Jewish Journal

  • Music Man

    by David Suissa

    March 18, 2009 | 6:21 pm

    If you want to upset a Jewish musician who makes Jewish music, just call him a Jewish musician who makes Jewish music. Like it or not, the term “Jewish...

  • Catcher of Lost Souls

    by David Suissa

    March 11, 2009 | 9:26 pm

    “How are we going to be as dedicated as these monsters?” was the line in the film that stuck with me. I was in a cramped synagogue, a few blocks from...

  • Laboring for Ethics

    by David Suissa

    March 4, 2009 | 1:14 pm

    Jews can’t sit still, especially when we see a member of the tribe royally mess up. A kosher slaughterhouse accused of grossly violating labor laws? A...

  • Bumping Into Judaism

    by David Suissa

    February 18, 2009 | 2:30 pm

    It’s one thing to go to a Jewish event, shmooze a little, meet the speaker, take a few notes and then write a column. But what do you do when you go to...

  • Search for a Leader

    by David Suissa

    February 4, 2009 | 4:27 am

    It’s one of the defining moments in the life of a synagogue — the search for a new head rabbi. Here in Pico-Robertson, the Orthodox community has been...

  • Seder With Beach Limbo?

    by David Suissa

    January 28, 2009 | 12:20 pm

    Don’t get me wrong. It’s not as if I don’t enjoy things like beach volleyball, windsurfing, kayaking and moonlight salsa dancing. In fact, during...

  • The Circling Rabbi

    by David Suissa

    January 21, 2009 | 8:07 pm

    Rabbi Perry Netter lost his enthusiasm for our conversation when I popped him the question. We were discussing, over a long lunch at Shilo’s, the topic...

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