Jewish Journal

If I Were A Rich Man Tour 2012

By Tera Greene

August 25, 2012 | 3:13 am

If I Were A #RichMan Tour 2012

“Justice Justice Shall You Pursue”

Never before have I really felt this statement from Deuteronomy (16:20) in my bones as I do now.  In a world where people are more visibly losing hope,... read on

  • Diving Deeper: Language of the Birds

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    July 17, 2012 | 10:05 pm

    I have recently been reflecting upon the importance of knowing ones roots and carrying on traditions, and had reached out to my friend Esther Kustanowitz, considering how her life path is dedicated to helping Jews to connect with their roots, and inspire the exploration of ones own... read on

  • OUTFEST At 30

    By Tera Greene

    June 24, 2012 | 1:44 pm

    Los Angeles, CA
    JULY 12-22, 2012

    Outfest is celebrating its 30th Anniversary July 12 - 22.

    Come see 143 films from 24 different countries along with exciting panels and parties.

    Outfest is the LGBT cultural event of the year and this one is not to be missed!

    For more info:... read on

  • Protecting Our Youth From Homophobic Messages

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    May 17, 2012 | 5:10 pm

    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 marriage equality.  While I am really proud of my president, and have been so touched by the level... 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

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