Jewish Journal

Finer Things: Rocky Patel 1961 Corona

By Jared Sichel

December 31, 2013 | 3:15 pm

Credit: SP-Photo/Shutterstock.com

Welcome to Finer Things, the section of Most Things Considered that will be dedicated to bourgeois and aristocratic hobbies; namely, cigars and fountain pens, with some scotch, bourbon,... read on

  • Amazing Conan bit on TV news

    By Jared Sichel

    December 30, 2013 | 10:46 pm

    Wow, makes us writing journalists feel special. The NYT covered something related to this in 2012.

  • Praying for anti-Semitism

    By Jared Sichel

    December 30, 2013 | 5:39 pm

    Jay Michaelson, a popular author, writer, and self-described "BuJu" (a Jewish Buddhist, or a Buddhist Jew, or whatever...) wrote a hilariously incoherent op-ed this past weekend in The Forward about Pajama Boy, a recent marketing attempt by Democrats to get young Americans to... read on

  • Delta screwed up. Should Jews take advantage?

    By Jared Sichel

    December 27, 2013 | 10:42 am

    New York to Honolulu, round-trip, tax included: $85

    Cleveland to Los Angeles, round-trip, tax included: $52

    Los Angeles to Honolulu, round-trip, tax included: $60

    These were a few of the amazingly low fares available Thursday on Delta Airlines from 10 a.m. until noon ET.... read on

  • Fire reported at Jewish preschool in Valley Village

    By Jared Sichel

    December 23, 2013 | 10:18 am

    UPDATE (12:19 p.m.): LAFD determined cause of fire and property damage estimates. Caused by "careless storage" of water heater with combustible material. Total damage estimate is $10,500.

    The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded Monday morning to a fire at the Valley... read on

  • Only in America

    By Jared Sichel

    December 20, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    There was an "only in America" moment last night at Backstage Bar in Culver City. After some friends and I (all Jewish) karaokied Jingle Bell Rock, I said into the microphone..."And guess what?...We're all Jews!" The bar moderately applauded, in what was a mixture of amusement and... read on