Jewish Journal

  • Stephen M. Levine: A magical ability to conjure up fun

    by Ryan E. Smith

    January 2, 2014 | 3:56 pm

    California “Super Lawyer”/magician Stephen M. Levine likes to joke that he can make legal troubles disappear. Ditto for rabbits and quarters.

  • Federations raise $1,349,000 in Japan relief


    April 11, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Jewish federations throughout North America have raised $1,349,000 to help Japan recover from last month’s massive earthquake and tsunami.


  • Israel sends medical delegation to Japan


    March 21, 2011 | 10:47 am

    Israel has sent a medical delegation to Japan to help victims of the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami.

    Two doctors and an Israel Defense Forces...

  • Purim and the tsunami

    by Rabbi Judith HaLevy

    March 17, 2011 | 1:08 pm

    Purim seems to have come at the wrong time this year. It’s Adar-be Happy! But how can we be happy when there are images of destruction all around us, as...

  • Israel reconsidering nuclear power plans in light of Japan crisis

    by Barak Ravid and Zafrir Rinat, Haaretz Service

    March 17, 2011 | 11:20 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview with CNN that Israel is reconsidering its plans for a nuclear energy facility in light of what...

  • Japan turns to U.S. in face of worsening nuclear crisis

    HAARETZ Service via News Agencies

    March 16, 2011 | 10:58 am

    Japan said Wednesday that further assistance from the United States was needed to help keep the nuclear cores at a power plant from overheating, after last week’s quake and tsunami knocked out the plant’s cooling systems.

    Tokyo may also request the help from members of the U.S. military stationed in Japan, government spokesman Yukio Edano said.

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it has sent two experts to Japan, and had been asked to send cooling equipment.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • Japan disaster and Itamar killings put Jewish giving on the spot

    By Uriel Heilman, JTA

    March 15, 2011 | 1:16 pm

    Almost as soon as the catastrophe in Japan began unfolding last Friday, Jewish groups scrambled to figure out how to get help to the area.

    In Israel,...

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