Jewish Journal

Masters Of Return

By Julie G Fax

September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

Not knowing the words to Friday night Kiddush -- in fact, not knowing that there was such a thing as Kiddush -- bothered Sharon Brous, but she got over it. She had always strongly identified... read full article

  • Love-Bombing of Jews Hitting Mark

    By Rachel Donadio

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania could hardly contain his delight as he addressed a packed ballroom at the Plaza Hotel while he was in New York for the Republican National Convention.

    "Just know I love you!" the GOP senator, a Catholic, shouted to the largely Jewish crowd...

  • Bush Says Magic Word: Israel

    By Matthew E. Berger

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    What's in a word?

    President Bush one-upped John Kerry by uttering the word "Israel" in his speech Sept. 2 accepting the Republican presidential nomination, but it's unclear whether the simple mention of the Jewish state will have any effect on Jewish voters.

    "Palestinians will hear...

  • Membership Briefs

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Humanistic High Holidays

    Three secular humanist groups -- Adat Chaverim, Society for Humanistic Judaism and The Sholem Community -- will hold High Holidays services in the Los Angeles area.

    Adat Chaverim, whose "celebrations" have been led by a madrich, or trained lay leader, since...

  • Did Feith Cross the Pro-Israel Line?

    By Leonard Fein

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    However the sordid facts play out in the current FBI investigation of a senior Pentagon analyst's alleged spying on Israel's behalf, they raise a raft of nettlesome questions -- and memories.

    Recall, for example, that the heart of Jonathan Pollard's self-justification was that he...

  • Community Briefs

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Casino Wins License

    The California Gambling Control Commission voted 3-0 to grant Dr. Irving Moskowitz a permanent license for his Hawaiian Gardens Casino card club, ending a long battle by peace activists opposed to Moskowitz's funding of West Bank settlers.

    The retired Long...

  • Community Briefs

    August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Historic Shul Reopens

    The historic Breed Street Shul will be holding an open house this Sunday, Aug. 22 at 247 Breed St. in Boyle Heights from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shul is one of the oldest synagogue buildings in Los Angeles but was abandoned by its last congregants in 1996. Since...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    August 19, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Olympics Ban Wanted

    Jewish groups called on the International Olympic Committee to impose penalties after an Iranian athlete refused to compete against an Israeli. The Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called for action after Iranian judokan Arash...

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