Jewish Journal

Protecting Our Youth From Homophobic Messages

By Lia Mandelbaum

May 17, 2012 | 5:10 pm

Here's a metaphor...It is most safe to just step back and observe a fire, rather than to step into it... :-)

Since President Obama made the choice to come out and show his support for gay marriage, his statement has pervaded the media.  Everywhere I turn, I am witnessing discussions regarding... read on

  • LA Food Justice Matinee - Forks Over Knives (5/20/12)

    By Tera Greene

    May 15, 2012 | 1:12 pm

    [Fast Facts]: Food Justice Matinee - May 20, 2012 at the Workmen’s Circle Socal. Tickets are a $10 donation. Doors open at 12:45PM, Matinee starts at 1:10PM.

    [Full Details]: The Workmen’s Circle SoCal in Los Angeles is screening the insightful food justice documentary, “Forks Over... read on

  • My Hat Goes Off to You, President Obama!

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    May 10, 2012 | 3:25 pm

    The intention of this article is not to go into depth about the politics surrounding President Obama’s decision to show his support for marriage equality, but to rather relay how impressed and grateful I am for what I found to be such a courageous act. 

    Elie Wiesel said, “We must... read on

  • Thankful For Obama’s Gay [R]Evolution

    By Tera Greene

    May 10, 2012 | 12:37 am

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    Obama thinks LGBTQ people should have marriage rights.

    Who knew?  I didn’t!

    No seriously, I had no idea. 

    I’ve always actually thought that my vote in 2008 had more to do with me supporting a... read on

  • Gay, Jewish and Imaginative - Maurice Sendak

    By Tera Greene

    May 8, 2012 | 4:01 pm

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    A week ago I was in New York for a Jewish leadership conference. It was the first time I’d visited Brooklyn since I was a baby.  To visit a place of roots for my family was such a great experience.  I felt so connected.

    ... read on
  • 4/17/12 - 10’¢ Cinema Slam [[[Video]]]

    By Tera Greene

    May 7, 2012 | 12:58 am

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    There’s a lot going on at the Southern California chapter of the Workmen’s Circle!

    Here is the footage from the 10’¢ Cinema Slam, held in Los Angeles at the... read on