Jewish Journal

The Einstein Factor with Kalil Cohen

By Tera Greene

November 24, 2010 | 11:06 am

Einstein Chic Chickadee circa '85

As we gather for another round of Thanks-givings, this year I am making sure to thank my marvelous hair.  Sure, I used to get teased and find myself crying all the way home via taunts of... read on

  • Jewish Transgender Day of Remembrance Events

    By Kalil Cohen

    November 16, 2010 | 11:59 pm

    November 20th is International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

    As I prepare for Transgender Day of Remembrance this Saturday, I am energized and excited to see how the Jewish community in Los Angeles and elsewhere is marking this day.

    If you are unfamiliar with the holiday,... read on

  • Israeli, Orthodox, and Gay - A Recap

    By Tera Greene

    November 16, 2010 | 9:50 pm

    Secular. Reform. Conservative. Orthodox. Straight. Gay. American. Israeli.

    On November 3rd, 2010, a diverse audience packed into a conference room to welcome a panel of LGBTQ-oriented Israeli leaders to Temple Beth Am, a Conservative shul in Los Angeles, CA.  Spearheading the... read on

  • Every Soul LA - NEW Arts-Inspired Shabbat on Nov 12, 2010!

    By Tera Greene

    November 11, 2010 | 1:01 pm

    Hey all!

    A new young adult service that is occurring at the Temple of the Arts happens tomorrow 11/12/10.  I am doing a spoken word interpretation of the V’ahavta.  We are creating something new in Los Angeles, it’s the first one, and I would love it if you came.  Plus…in addition... read on

  • The problem with fifteen minutes of fame

    By Brandon Gellis

    November 7, 2010 | 5:50 pm

    Recently new promotional videos came out of my office, in which airings began at this season’s opening Wyoming Cowboy’s football game. An image of my partner Mark, a research professor at UW, appeared. Before the game even ended, we began receiving text messages and emails from... read on

  • I wear purple today because I am alive

    By Tera Greene

    October 20, 2010 | 2:17 pm

    I am purple. 
    I love my purple hat. 
    I wear it often; in fact, I think
    I wear it all of the time. 
    It seems like it. 
    It’s comforting, this purple hat. 
    I wear it on my head and it all feels good. 
    Life, that is.

    Sometimes my life becomes overwhelming.  I get stuck and my... read on

  • Israeli, Orthodox, and Gay

    By Janelle Eagle

    October 19, 2010 | 2:48 pm

    For the readers who are interested in learning more about the intersections between Judaism and sexual orientation, I invite you to come to this event in Los Angeles.

    Israeli,Orthodox and Gay

    A panel discussion with four of the men and women
    leading... read on

  • When Being Poor Makes You a Rich Person

    By Janelle Eagle

    October 17, 2010 | 1:23 pm

    My first job out of college was fundraising for GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. I spent three years pounding the pavement in markets such as San Diego, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. I wined and dined some of the most successful and affluent... read on

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