Jewish Journal

  • The Five Levels of the Soul (and the explanation)

    Mendelssohn X

    June 20, 2012 | 9:56 am

    According to Jewish mystical belief and Kabbalistic sages there exists Five Levels of the Soul. These five souls are in between the poles of Yesh, which is the world that we know, in which we exist as individuals being separate from the whole, and on the other end the world of Ayn,... read on

  • 1 Guy, 60 Languages, Amazing!

    Itamar Treves-Tchelet

    June 20, 2012 | 9:41 am

    A moment before the interview started, Muhamed Mesic was having an oversea conversation with a work colleague in Spanish. “We have some legal issues with the government of Guatemala; they run their affairs there like in Iraq or Syria”, he switches to a perfectly formulated Hebrew... read on

  • The Jewish Museum London

    Pavel Pustelnik

    June 20, 2012 | 9:39 am

    Any large city wants to be proud of their Jewish Museum. London, claiming to be the centre of the universe, is no exception to this rule.

    It is easy to walk by the Museum without spotting it. The inconspicuous building is neither fenced nor loudly inviting with banners or signs.... read on

  • How Jewish is your track suit?

    Pavel Pustelnik

    June 2, 2012 | 7:36 am

    There are two of them. One is Jewish the other is not. They used to create artsy track-suit-like dresses and skirts. Now they embroil David’s stars all over their projects. And not only that….

    - The brand ‘RISK made in warsaw,’ established by Antonina Samecka and Klara Kowtun, is... read on

  • No place like home . Report from Passow exhibition

    Pavel Pustelnik

    June 1, 2012 | 2:33 am

    Black and white, completely different from all the nuances and shadows that they create. There is not a black and white vision of who contemporary Jews are, and Judah Passow shows that perfectly while taking the viewer for a trip to the Jewish UK.

    It is not a common thing to meet a... read on