Jewish Journal

  • Amy Winehouse’s Last Goodbye

    By Misha Henckel

    July 23, 2011 | 8:33 pm

    According to Britain’s Daily Mail, Amy Winehouse died from a suspected drug overdose. Police say that these reports cannot be corroborated until the autopsy takes place tomorrow. Sources say that Amy was inconsolable after the recent split from Reg Traviss, her film director boy friend. Amy’s mom, Janis has reportedly said that the two spent an enjoyable Friday together, and when they kissed goodbye, Amy said, “I love you, Mum.” Amy’s Dad, Mitch, a musician himself, who was on tour in New York, returned home immediately upon hearing the news.

  • Why Amy Winehouse was Special

    By Misha Henckel

    July 23, 2011 | 5:26 pm


          As we await a statement from the singer’s family at this deeply sad moment, it may be appropriate to ponder why someone so gifted could not find peace as she lived. Often it is those who are truly talented who are the most fragile, unable to adjust to the... read on

  • HARRY POTTER: The Deathly Hallows 2 Does Not Disappoint

    By Misha Henckel

    July 18, 2011 | 11:27 am

    If you haven’t yet seen the last of the Harry Potter franchise, you should. It’s a superb adaptation of the book, and the viewer will find that the saga comes to a most satisfying conclusion. My 14 year old daughter, an obsessive Potter fan, turned to me as the credits rolled and... read on

  • CASEY ANTHONY: A Great Family Tragedy

    By Misha Henckel

    July 7, 2011 | 9:41 am

    I know a lot of people are deeply outraged by the verdict in the Casey Anthony trial. They believe her acquittal is an overwhelming failure of the justice system. She murdered her little daughter and should have been incarcerated for life or received the death penalty. We may never... read on

  • Why Kate Middleton is More Important Than You’d Think

    By Misha Henckel

    June 28, 2011 | 10:39 pm

    For most Americans, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is irrelevant - just a pretty face, a new member of the British monarchy, which itself is seen as no more than a relic of days long gone. But that may simply be a knee-jerk reaction. Truth is Kate Middleton is HUGE! She is... read on

  • Dear Amy Winehouse, So Sorry but It’s Back to Rehab for You

    By Misha Henckel

    June 20, 2011 | 11:58 pm

    Life is just no fun at all for Amy Winehouse. The Grammy winning singer can’t seem to get a grip on her addictions. And this weekend, in Belgrade, her problems spilled out onto the stage for the world to see. Not that we hadn’t already seen it all. But I am sure we hoped that she... read on

  • Dallas Defeats Miami, Lebron James Fails Again

    By Misha Henckel

    June 12, 2011 | 11:58 pm

    It was sweet watching the Dallas Mavericks drub the Miami Heat. On paper, of course, Miami should have won. Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh? That was a major talent haul designed to do nothing less than bring the title back to South Beach. Instead it was the heart,... read on

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Misha Henckel is a Los Angeles–based branding specialist and the CEO/Founder of True Face Branding. After more than a decade as a leading life coach, Misha now works with...

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