Jewish Journal

  • Mazal Tov to Lapid and Bennett and Goodbye to the Ganavim Haredim!

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    March 15, 2013 | 10:57 am

    A new Israeli Government has now been formed and this will be the first time that the religious Haredi parties will be sitting out on the sidelines and not in the Government.  No more fat men in their black coats - there are no fat lady Knesset Members in their parties because they... read on


    By LiAmi Lawrence

    July 24, 2012 | 7:48 pm

    Forty years after the Munich Olympic massacre in which 11 Israeli Olympians were killed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) still has not honored the Israeli victims of a so-called peaceful Olympics.  In 1972, not only did the German Government ignore warnings three weeks... read on

  • Shame on the Jewish Federation !!!  The ZOA Fiasco

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    June 25, 2012 | 9:04 pm

    As a left of center liberal who proudly stands up for most Jewish and Israeli causes, I was disgusted and ashamed when I heard from my friend Orit Arfa, Executive Director of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) Western Region, that the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles,... read on

  • Happy 64th Birthday Miss Israel

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    April 27, 2012 | 9:20 am

    She may be getting old but at 64 she is still young.  She may have some wrinkles and some faults but she still is beautiful. Our little Israel is one year away from her social security check.  Get the Geritol, Viagra and Depends and let’s get this party started!  This small tiny... read on

  • A Beautiful Jewish/Israeli Christmas Mitzvah

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    January 17, 2012 | 2:09 pm

    “Kol ha olam kulo -gesher tzar meod”- “All the world is a narrow bridge”

    Usually I write sarcastic and controversial blogs, today however I will write my first blog of the New Year on a beautiful thing that the Jewish/Israeli community did for the mostly Latino and African American... read on

  • Another Israeli PR Fiasco- We Won’t Be Coming Home For Christmas

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    December 4, 2011 | 3:10 pm

    Earlier this week the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Israeli Absorption Ministry pulled the plug on an arrogant, ill –conceived, disgusting and demeaning billboard campaign to bring the estimated 750,000 Israelis living in America home.  The campaign was heavily criticized by... read on

  • I ain’t no Uncle Tomer

    By LiAmi Lawrence

    September 20, 2011 | 1:39 pm

    I aint no ” Uncle Tomer” (Jewish equivlent of Uncle Tom)- I as a Jew wont vote for President Obama.  I am or was a liberal Democrat all my life.  I voted for this man and I cried tears of happiness when he was elected.  What a disappointment he turned out to be.  Obama, the inept... read on

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