Jewish Journal

  • [VIDEO] Queer Open Mic and Film Night

    By Tera Greene

    December 12, 2011 | 12:04 pm

    On Tuesday, 12-6-11, a Queer Open Mic and Film Night was held at the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring in Los Angeles, CA.  Participants were multi-generational straight Allies and members of the LGBTQ community, as well as Jewish and Non-Jewish, all gathered to attend an evening of... read on

  • Muslims and Jews: Break Down Walls, Find Common Ground

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    December 11, 2011 | 8:43 pm

    Not that long ago, Rabbi Sarah Bassin, the Executive Director of NewGround, called up Asher Gellis, the Executive Director of JQ International, to engage JQ as one of the several community collaborators for an event that NewGround was producing.  NewGround is an independent group... read on

  • [EVENT] Queer Open Mic and Film Night - Dec 6th

    By Tera Greene

    November 29, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    Hello, dear readers! I wanted to let you know about my last event as a Birthright Israel NEXT Fellow 2010-2011.  If you are in the LA area come out and join us. There will be light snacks/refreshments and the event is FREE.  All ages. Tuesday, December 6, 2011.  7:30pm until 10:30pm…... read on

  • The Little Joys To Be Thankful For

    By Tera Greene

    November 24, 2011 | 3:59 pm

    It’s Tofurky Day!

    There’s not much on my mind but taking in the abundant joys of life that I am thankful for.  And, these joys are not just experienced on the once-a-year holiday of Thanksgiving.

    Yesterday, as I made it in and out of my local Trader Joe’s for a few things, I was... read on

  • Male and Female He Created Them - The 3rd Annual Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival

    By Kadin Henningsen

    November 15, 2011 | 8:39 pm

    I’ve just spent the last week reflecting on all of the amazing films I saw at the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival that took place the first week of November at various venues across L.A. In the three years since founder Kalil Cohen started the festival it has grown... read on

  • The Joys of Beginning Again

    By Tera Greene

    October 24, 2011 | 11:03 pm

    The Joys of Beginning Again

    Before I started again.

    I set levels of commitment.

    And with a jolt of “we are here for you”,

    The Universe started to show up with the

    Radical Shifts



    That would make all the commitments come true.

    As long as I showed up,

    With Action... read on

  • More Than Just a Holiday

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    October 3, 2011 | 11:33 pm

    Exploring Oneself

    For thousands of years, Jews around the globe have gathered with their communities to celebrate, observe and honor the sanctity of the High Holidays.  For me, I believe that it is such an incredibly powerful time, where I gather with fellow Jews to welcome in the... read on

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