Jewish Journal

  • Why Women Should Rule The Universe

    By Dani Kollin

    May 17, 2012 | 2:13 pm

    Well, we’ll suppose the best way for a couple of rabbi’s sons to talk about why, as guys, they created a universe dominated by women — would be to start with a quote from a friar discussing the ramifications of a gospel of Jesus.

    “[Sometimes] it’s useless to try to change... read on

  • This Menorah is a Gas

    By Dani Kollin

    December 21, 2011 | 10:07 am

    My wife forwarded me this incredible image of a gas pump menorah. I decided to track down the artist, Jeffrey Schrier and get his take on the unusual creation:

    My dad and uncle had a gas station and garage business together, Sol and Joe’s Service in Cleveland Heights.  Between the... read on

  • Rudolph’s First Cousin, Shlomo

    By Dani Kollin

    December 20, 2011 | 12:11 pm

    In honor of the 1st day of Hanukkah, I present you with you Rudolph’s first cousin on his mother’s side, Shlomo.

  • Doctor Who/Is A Jew?/Is An Atheist Hero?

    By Dani Kollin

    December 13, 2011 | 11:15 am

    You may have noticed the larger than life billboards that started appearing last year in Los Angeles touting someone called, “The Doctor” standing in front of a British police call box. Welcome to the wild and wonderful world of Doctor Who, a British science fiction TV show... read on

  • Darth’s Dark Side

    By Dani Kollin

    November 18, 2011 | 10:03 am

    I saw the pun on another image. Both the image and the phrasing of the pun were kind of awkward so I found a better picture and rewrote the line. Then I applied a little photoshop magic and voila - really bad Star Wars pun. Don’t hate me, I couldn’t help myself.  ;-)

  • Israeli’s Nobel Award in Chemistry Was Not-So Crystal Clear

    By Dani Kollin

    November 1, 2011 | 7:08 pm

    Imagine waking up to find an extra eye on your face.  An extra eye, mind you, when absolutely everybody knows all humans are genetically programmed for just two of those suckers.  That, in essence, was what Professor Dan Shechtman, 70, a professor of materials science at... read on

  • Steve Jobs is Dead. Long Live Steve Jobs.

    By Dani Kollin

    October 5, 2011 | 9:05 pm

    He is Apple.

    He is Pixar.

    He is iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes.

    He is every font you see on every computer and smart device in the world.

    He is failure redeemed.

    He’ll be in the music you listen to, the apps you can’t live without and of course, the finger swipes on... read on

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Dani Kollin is an award-winning science fiction author with Tor Books (MacMillan’s SF imprint). Together with his brother, Eytan, Dani has written three novels, the first of...

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