Jewish Journal

Red Lines

By Mark Paredes

May 31, 2010 | 1:51 am

Who is not a Jew? That was the question on my mind last week as I reflected on the legacy of Moishe Rosen, a man who brought more heartache to Jewish parents... More.

  • Mormons, Jews and Immigration

    By Mark Paredes

    May 28, 2010 | 12:44 am

    While standing outside the Grdešić family homestead in Golek, Slovenia last fall, I reflected on my great-grandmother’s departure from the six-family... More.

  • Are Mormons Zionists?

    By Mark Paredes

    May 26, 2010 | 1:46 am

    an international movement originally for the establishment of a Jewish national or religious community in Palestine and... More.

  • A Great Miracle

    By Mark Paredes

    May 24, 2010 | 11:57 am

    While shopping for gifts at the Mitzvah Store a few months ago, I had the good fortune to run into Elaine Hall, the bubbly, charming director of Nes Gadol... More.

  • Hands Down

    By Mark Paredes

    May 21, 2010 | 10:31 am

    Rabbi Joseph Telushkin’s royalty checks are about to get bigger. He invited me to speak with him at his Synagogue for the Performing Arts a few years ago,... More.

  • Antidote for Apartheid

    By Mark Paredes

    May 18, 2010 | 4:42 pm

    I don’t know how many non-Jewish organizations at Columbia held a Passover seder this year, but the
    LDS Institute did.  With Israel Apartheid Weeks... More.

  • Latter-Day Philo-Semite

    By Mark Paredes

    May 17, 2010 | 3:36 pm

    “There are no people in the world who understand the Jews like the Mormons.” —Prime Minister David Ben Gurion

    ”The Mormons are our brothers; the... More.