Jewish Journal

A Celebration of Dad

by Ellie Kahn

August 29, 2012 | 5:29 pm

Bob Goldhamer and Ellie Kahn, 2012.

I called my 94-year-old father in Ohio on July 9. I told him how much I loved him, that he was the most wonderful father ever,... read full article

  • Edith Frankie

    by Jane Ulman

    August 29, 2012 | 4:48 pm

    “Hey, you Jew. Open up the door.” It was 4 a.m. on a Sunday morning, just before Passover 1944, when two gendarmes in the village of Chiesd,...

  • My Single Peeps: Robert P.

    by Seth Menachem

    August 29, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    As soon as Robert sits down, his gaze continually shifts from the window to me. I make up reasons in my head: He’s on the run from the cops. He owes...

  • My Single Peeps: Michele L.

    by Seth Menachem

    August 22, 2012 | 1:11 pm

    Let this be a lesson to all of you: Michele showed up at our interview with two boxes of noodle kugel — one savory, one sweet. Can I be bought off?...

  • Worry about your kids’ character, not their grades, says author Madeline Levine

    by Lisa Keys, JTA

    August 20, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Not long ago, psychologist Madeline Levine gave a lecture at a Jewish day school near her home in Marin County, Calif. The topic: “Your Average...

  • Hedy Fingerman

    by Jane Ulman

    August 15, 2012 | 1:39 pm

    The cattle car doors opened onto the Auschwitz platform and Hedy Markowitz, abruptly separated from her mother and younger brothers, was pushed along a...

  • My Single Peeps: Brandon B.

    by Seth Menachem

    August 15, 2012 | 1:26 pm

    Brandon’s an only child. He tells me he’s the kind of kid who kept to himself. “I didn’t break out of my shell until late in high school. I’m...

  • Laurie S.

    by Seth Menachem

    August 8, 2012 | 11:51 am

    I met Laurie through another single peep, Katie. They were eating breakfast at one of my favorite breakfast spots, Hugo’s in West Hollywood. Try the El...

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