Jewish Journal

Europe and UCLA

By Nolan Lebovitz

3 weeks ago

This past week we celebrated Purim and I returned from the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC.  Both events were tied through Prime Minister... More.

  • Liberated But Not Over

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    January 28, 2015 | 8:57 pm

    This past week marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Death Camp in Poland.  Personally, this past week I have watched... More.

  • Roadmap Genesis - A New Beginning

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    December 29, 2014 | 2:28 pm

    I have spent much of the last two years writing, directing and producing a faith based documentary called “Roadmap Genesis.”  It is a film that makes... More.

  • My Thursday Nights with Rav Steinsaltz

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    September 13, 2014 | 9:46 pm

    As I sit here in the Jewish month of Elul anticipating the High Holidays and reflect on my past year, I tend to focus on one experience I will never... More.

  • My Problem with Tisha B’Av

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    August 4, 2014 | 4:45 pm

    On Tisha B’Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew Month of Av), we mourn both destructions of the Holy Temple and a myriad of other atrocities that the Jewish... More.

  • The Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    May 17, 2014 | 10:27 am

    Go on an archaeological tour of the Old City of Jerusalem and the guide will undoubtedly explain to you how the stairs leading up to the Holy Temple was... More.

  • Oh Jerusalem

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    April 20, 2014 | 7:55 am

    I haven’t blogged for a little while.  I think deep down the reason is because I have dreaded writing these next two blogs: a farewell to Jerusalem and... More.

  • All of Our Children

    By Nolan Lebovitz

    February 23, 2014 | 3:11 am

    It’s been twenty-five years since I attended Solomon Schechter Day School and climbed onto a bus with one of my parents for a field trip.  Six weeks... More.

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Nolan Lebovitz was born and raised in Highland Park, Illinois.  Growing up, he belonged to North Suburban Synagogue Beth-El in Highland Park and attended Solomon Schechter Day...

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