Jewish Journal

  • ‘The Man in the High Castle’: What if the Nazis had won?

    by Gerri Miller

    2 weeks ago

    It’s a scenario almost too horrifying to contemplate: What if the Allies had lost World War II and the Germans and Japanese ruled a conquered America?...

  • Eight books to light your Chanukah season

    by Jonathan Kirsch

    November 27, 2013 | 12:12 pm

    The early arrival of Chanukah coincides with Jewish Book Month, which suggests a convenient shopping list for gift-giving. Here are eight books I am...

  • Noir drama ‘Mob City’ shines light on L.A.‘s criminal underbelly

    Gerri Miller, Contributing Writer

    November 26, 2013 | 2:01 pm

    In the postwar 1940s, organized crime was rampant in Los Angeles, and the men behind the mob were Jewish, guys like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel and Meyer...

  • The Holocaust, the Mideast, cons and Americana

    Iris Mann, Contributing Writer

    November 25, 2013 | 5:02 pm

    Scattered amid this year’s more traditional holiday fare are some ambitious, profound and illuminating films that should intrigue the discriminating...

  • Holiday preview calendar

    by Laura Donney

    November 25, 2013 | 4:34 pm

    MON | DEC 2

    HA HA Hanukkah

    If you like to laugh and hear happy Chanukah songs, then this is the show for you. It will be a special night of funny...

  • Snowbirds find common artistic ground

    by Jonathan Maseng

    November 22, 2013 | 4:49 pm

    Seven years ago, Benjamin Weissman and Yutaka Sone met on a mountaintop. Rumor had it they shared a taste in skis. “There’s only one person more...

  • Kibbutznik’s history becomes performance art

    by Jonathan Maseng

    November 22, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    Yael Davids was frustrated. After more than a week of trying to set up a time to talk from her home base in Amsterdam, she was finally on Skype, but...

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