Jewish Journal

  • Setting the Record Straight

    By Anthony Gordon

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    As authors of the oft-cited research study titled "Will Your Grandchild Be Jewish?" we have more than a passing interest and familiarity with the Jewish demography of Los Angeles and America. The following points outline some of the fundamental flaws in the L.A. Jewish Population...

  • Who’s Watching the Children?

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    August 31, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    It's finally here. Parents across the city and valleys can be heard breathing a sigh of relief as their children return to the familiar routine of school. No more August Angst, wondering what to do in that stretch of time between camp and classroom.

    But for working parents, the...

  • Home Care—A Right, Not an Option

    By Steven Jacobs

    August 31, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Those of us who help to guide human spirituality understand well the old adage of preaching with the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other. When we give religious counsel, we cannot ignore reality.The plight of Los Angeles County home-care workers and those they tend is a...

  • Hadassah Kvelling Over Hadassah

    By Julie Wiener

    August 31, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    For activists in North America's largest Jewish women's organization, the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles was like a marketing dream come true.

    With Hadassah Lieberman's rise to fame as wife of vice-presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman, the name Hadassah had become a...

  • A Delegate’s Guide to Jewish Downtown

    By Jerry Friedman

    August 3, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When not busy on the convention floor or at parties, delegates and media representatives can take a quick tour of the sites of Jewish interest near downtown. The Journal asked Jerry Friedman-Habush, who runs regular tours of Jewish Los Angeles, to compile a self-guided one. For more...

  • The Girls of Summer

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    August 3, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    During the girls' softball playoffs of the 1992 Maccabi Games in Baltimore, the coach of the Seattle team stopped by the hotel room of L.A. coach Sandy Silverman to talk. Their teams were scheduled to face off the next day.

    "I think we've got a problem," the Seattle coach told...

  • Hate Crimes Up in California

    By Tom Tugend

    August 3, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Paced by high-profile attacks on Jewish targets, close to 2,000 hate crimes were reported in California in 1999, a 12 percent jump over the previous year.

    The shooting rampage at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills and arson attacks on three Sacramento synagogues...

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