Jewish Journal

Memories of Iraq

by Joel Kotkin

February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

Naji Harkham, who left Iraq for Israel in 1951, fondly recalls life in Baghdad.

His Hebrew name is David, but he still goes by his Arabic nickname of Naji. At 82, he sits at a table at the Luxe Hotel in Los... read full article

  • To Life, L’Chayim

    by Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It was his first pulpit as a cantor, a smallish shul up above Palisades High School. He was just 23.

    Eighteen years later, Kehillat Israel, now the...

  • Calm But Profitable

    by Wendy J. Madnick

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It may not seem like much -- $26.67 in change -- but 'tweens Alex and Miles Beard proved that it's the thought that counts at The Jewish Federation's Feb....

  • Prager Mulls Run for Senate in 2004

    by Buzzy Gordon

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Prominent nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager may run for the U.S. Senate, challenging incumbent Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer,...

  • Lack of Radio Link Raises Deadly Peril

    by Phil Shuman

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    It's 6 p.m. on a busy Friday night at Fire Station No. 9 in downtown Los Angeles. When the alarm rings, a truck races out the doors to a hotel fire....

  • Marriage, Italian Style!

    by Michael Aushenker

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    First came that little movie about Greek Americans. Now Joey and Maria are getting married -- and the entire Jewish community is invited. Vista Del Mar...

  • Fear & Duct Tape in Los Angeles

    by Wendy J. Madnick

    February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    When the U.S. Homeland Security Advisory System was raised to Code Orange on Feb. 7, indicating a high risk of a terrorist attack, the anxiety level of...

  • Collaborating on Education

    by Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "It may be on the smaller side, and we do have a long way to go, but we definitely have a day school movement," said Rabbi Josh Elkin, executive director...

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