Jewish Journal

Candidate Adeena

by David Suissa

July 24, 2008 | 1:24 am

Adeena Bleich and former Assembly Speaker
Bob Hertzberg at a bar mitzvah in Hancock Park.

If you want to really annoy Adeena Bleich, just ask her what it feels like to be a young Orthodox woman running for City Council.... read full article
  • Yossi and Dror

    by David Suissa

    July 16, 2008 | 10:48 pm

    It took me a while to see the connection between Yossi Samuels and Dror Dagan. I met them a few days apart on my recent trip to Israel -- Yossi in a poor,...
  • A quiet hero

    by David Suissa

    July 9, 2008 | 9:58 pm

    On the day she perished in the bulldozer attack last week in Jerusalem, Elizabeth "Libby" Goren-Friedman was preparing for a very special night.

    For the...

  • From Pico to Sheba

    by David Suissa

    July 3, 2008 | 11:35 am

    I'm dying to tell you about a fascinating afternoon I spent with an Israeli scientist at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel HaShomer, but first, I want to...
  • Thriving on the edge

    by David Suissa

    June 26, 2008 | 11:32 am

    Is there any hope for peace in Israel? Are things getting better or worse? Does war and conflict dominate Israeli consciousness? After spending a week in...
  • Eva’s prayer

    by David Suissa

    June 19, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    It's not often you see someone pray to God with all their might for something to happen, and then, when God doesn't make it happen, thank Him profusely...
  • A Persian tragedy

    by David Suissa

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    Few things in life are as tragic as the death of a child. Bianca Khalili died on Memorial Day when she fell off a balcony on the 15th floor of an...
  • Shavuot 5768: Midrash love

    by David Suissa

    June 5, 2008 | 2:21 pm

    When I think of Torah, the first thing that comes to mind is a divine, rigorous system of laws that guides an ethical and holy way of life.

    The last...

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