Jewish Journal

  • Enforce cease-fire terms for peaceful New Year

    By Consul General Ehud Danoch

    September 28, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish people have a tradition of reflecting on the past as a tool to move forward. Never is this custom more significant than at the start of each New Year. This Yom Kippur, we have a lot to bear in mind. At the end of summer a year ago, just before the beginning of 5766,...
  • Dira6 ‘Eliyahu ha Navi’ music video

    September 26, 2006 | 4:21 pm

    When you least expect it, he’s selected


  • Bedouin life from a child’s eye view through a camera

    By Anita K. Kantrowitz

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    A young Bedouin boy casually leans against a rough-hewn wooden table, his kaffiyeh blowing in the wind. Laid before him are some of the traditional tools of Bedouin coffee-making, essential to their culture of hospitality. A mortar and pestle for grinding the beans, a large cast-iron...
  • Persian voices unite in lawsuit against Khatami

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    In a rare display of unity, a variety of groups within the local Persian Jewish community have joined to voice support for a lawsuit filed against former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Sept. 9 by seven Persian Jewish families in Los Angeles and Israel. The suit holds Khatami responsible for the arrests and disappearance of their loved ones more than 10 years ago.
  • A dessert wine with a healthy finish

    By Zev Stub

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    If you've been to the supermarket lately, you've probably noticed that the hottest trend in the food industry is pomegranate products.
    Several years before the trend got started, a family in Israel's Upper Galilee region began working to create a tastier and healthier version...
  • Direct Hezbollah rocket hit leaves Israeli/Arab ‘peace school’ in pieces

    By Larry Derfner

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The one school in Acre that took a direct hit from a rocket during the war happens to be the only school in the city that serves both Jewish and Arab pupils -- the el-Mahaba ("love" in Arabic) kindergarten for mentally and emotionally handicapped kids.
  • L.A. ghetto fantasy emerges from visit to Israel

    By Argenis Villa

    September 21, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    My mother was worried sick that her son was about to visit Israel at a time when Hezbollah rockets were raining down indiscriminately. To me, the danger seemed comparatively negligible.
    My mom lives in San Diego. She had no idea that in the two weeks prior to my trip abroad, gang...

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