Jewish Journal

And Still It Moves

by Gina Nahai

April 30, 2015 | 9:22 am

Great Neck Station. Photo by Adam Moss/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

The little train station in Great Neck, N.Y., looks exactly the same as it did in 1973. There’s the narrow driveway in front... read full article

  • The Jew, the Copt and the Yazidi

    by Gina Nahai

    March 4, 2015 | 11:30 am

    I’ll get to those three in a minute but first, let me tell you what a Muslim friend said to me a couple of months ago. He’s an Iranian-born reporter who...

  • Every nation is many nations

    by Gina Nahai

    February 4, 2015 | 11:38 am

    I’m sitting with three other people in a narrow booth in a bustling cafe in Manhattan. It’s the week of snowstorms and icy weather that most Angelenos...

  • From Tehran to Tel Aviv

    by Gina Nahai

    November 12, 2014 | 9:47 am

    So there we were, two Israelis, an Iranian Jew and an Iranian Muslim, all writers, sitting on a stage at the New York Public Library’s Stephen A....

  • Coming to terms with ‘need’ this Yom Kippur

    by Gina Nahai

    October 1, 2014 | 9:59 am

    It’s not that I’m greedy and want too much, there’s just a whole lot out there that I need, for myself and my family and even for the dog, Gus, that my...

  • Mommy dearest

    by Gina Nahai

    September 10, 2014 | 11:15 am

    Granted, some of it is plain envy — my bewilderment at parents who don’t have a scrap of doubt about what’s good for their children. The certainty...

  • Dirty Harry is Iranian

    by Gina Nahai

    July 30, 2014 | 10:25 am

    Yeah, I didn’t know it either. I only found out 10 years ago when a friend who lived in Iran came to L.A. for a visit. Just like I didn’t know, till I...

  • Hallowed ground

    by Gina Nahai

    May 28, 2014 | 10:07 am

    In the student lounge behind the North Campus cafeteria at UCLA, the Romanian woman with frosted hair and one too many boyfriends smoked red Marlboros...

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