Jewish Journal

Father’s example inspires tikkun olam in daughter’s life

by Lisa Armony, Contributing Writer

September 1, 2010 | 10:59 am

Janice Kamenir-Reznik with a Congolese villager during a Jewish World Watch mission. Photo by Mike Ramsdell

Janice Kamenir-Reznik doesn’t tend to get nervous before a speaking engagement, but her Sept. 12 address to worshippers at Mount... read full article

  • How to record your family’s story

    by Ellie Kahn, Oral Historian

    September 1, 2010 | 10:53 am

    When my friend and I couldn’t get a table at Junior’s, we sat at the counter. Of course sitting at the counter means having lunch with the stranger next...

  • Once Upon a Time ...

    by Jacqueline Renfrow, Contributing Writer

    September 1, 2010 | 10:45 am

    Energy poured from the woman with flowing brown hair and a giant smile as she took the stage during the National Storytelling Conference, held this year...

  • Stories bring a life full circle

    by Rabbi David Wolpe

    September 1, 2010 | 10:42 am

    Elie Wiesel often recounts the tale of Rabbi Moshe Leib of Sasov, who needed a miracle. His predecessors had gone to a particular spot in the forest, lit...

  • Cultivating the Bible

    by Leslie Berliant, Contributing Writer

    March 24, 2010 | 2:17 pm

    Suburbanites and city dwellers alike turn to gardening as a way to connect to nature. From backyard plots to community gardens, digging in the dirt ties...

  • Secret Garden: Blossoms of the Apple Tree

    by Rabbi Nicole Guzik

    March 24, 2010 | 2:12 pm

    What is the secret to keeping love alive?

    I have been asked this question more times than I expected in my short few months as a new rabbi in Los...

  • Ablaze With Color: Israel’s plant diversity yields scenic vistas, ties to holidays.

    by Michele Chabin, Contributing Writer

    March 24, 2010 | 2:08 pm

    The rains that drenched Israel during a few intense storms this winter did not end the country’s longstanding water shortage, but they did awaken a...

  • Wildflowers of Israel

    by Leslie Berliant, Contributing Writer

    March 24, 2010 | 1:47 pm

    Enter any Trader Joe’s grocery store in Southern California and you are likely to find vibrant sunflowers with golden orange leaves and a dark center...

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