Jewish Journal

  • Keep justice flowing

    by Mark Gold, Heal the Bay

    October 6, 2010 | 10:04 am

    Justice delayed is justice denied.

    I’ve been going to temple since I was 3 years old. Although our family is very involved in the University Synagogue...

  • Ten years after

    by Tom Teicholz

    September 28, 2010 | 6:45 pm

    It’s been 10 years since my mother died on Sept. 22 — nine since I stood by her graveside at the unveiling. Since then, I have visited her grave in...

  • Parenting means always having to say you’re sorry

    by Wendy Jaffe

    August 20, 2010 | 4:31 pm

    Do you enjoy parenting? If you answered “yes,” please reread the question. The question is not: “Do you enjoy being a parent?” The question is:...

  • Shul Shopping

    by Robin Heinz Bratslavsky

    July 28, 2010 | 6:30 pm

    It’s that time of year again: When many Jews realize they need to find a synagogue — and fast.

    As the High Holy Days approach, synagogues host open...

  • Visiting the family of the Hamas terrorist who tried to kill my wife

    By David E.H. Gershon, JTA

    June 9, 2010 | 3:57 pm

    What should I buy for the children of the Hamas terrorist who tried to kill my wife?

    I’m sorry, some context is needed. Let me explain.

    In the summer of...

  • The Jury Is In

    by Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 19, 2010 | 12:05 am

    When I tell people I served on a jury for a nine-day gang-related murder trial, the first reaction I get is, “You couldn’t get out of it?”

    First of...

  • Open-mic night at the Improv

    by Ryan Torok

    February 23, 2010 | 11:14 pm

    Comedy’s living legends — like Larry David, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno and Richard Lewis — all started out, at least in part, as nobodies playing The...

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