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After spending eight days in Israel, as a part of the Once in a Lifetime program of the Stand With Us Fellowship organization, ten influential Instagram users from all over the world returned to their homes, carrying memories of an unforgetable trip from north to south (including a...
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Most people learned Apple was unveiling a new version of its operating system, iOS 6, and abandoning the Google mapping software used in earlier versions when Apple CEO Tim Cook made the official announcement on June 11.
But for the cadre of observers who watch the world’s most...
April 12, 2012 | 6:11 pm
Vicki Rothman M.S. brings over 20 years of career counseling experience to the Jewish Journal. Vicki has a private practice where she provides career counseling/coaching and is counseling faculty for a local college. She will bring her expertise to the Jewish Journal through the column “Career Corner”.
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Ordinarily, I would not be so vociferous in the defense of J Street, but the hearing last week in the Knesset held to determine whether or not J Street is a pro-Israel organization (“No” was the answer from the revanchists who organized the inquiry) made me almost physically...
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Dem Phones, Dem Phones, Dem iPhones
A recreation? A mashup of old video and new audio? Whatever, it’s great!
For more on Ezekiel’s vision of the dry bones:
Dry Bones cartoons and the Dry Bones Project are called Dry Bones because of the 2600 years-old writings of the Biblical Prophet Ezekiel.
Like a police sketch artist trying to portray what a witness is describing, the cartoonist has done his best to draw what Ezekiel claimed to have seen.
This “Graphic Novel” is called: Listening to Ezekiel
October 10, 2008 | 1:29 pm
The other key to enjoying this city is, of course, your car. When I moved out West, I was a timid, passive driver. Now I’m aggressive, confident and, most importantly, mostly safe. Follow my tips and you’ll feel confident behind the wheel ... and you won’t even have to lift a finger, let alone “the finger.”
September 25, 2008 | 2:05 pm
VideoJew’s VideoGuide to Los Angeles trailer
The Fall Season: VideoJew’s VideoGuide to Los Angeles
In the past year, under my online video persona, VideoJew, I’ve explored much of the Los Angeles Jewish community and shared it with the YouTube-viewing nation.
You’ve seen me...
July 3, 2008 | 11:30 amOra Weinbach is not satisfied with merely calling herself a Jew. Instead, the recent high school graduate strives to put the za za zoo back into her religious observance by being an "impassioned Jew" -- a term she uses to define herself on Facebook.
As opposed to the generic "Jewish...
April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pmI am disturbed, not by the content, but by the direction, of the entire discussion regarding the relationship between blacks and Jews, and particularly by the discussion about comments supposedly made at a recent awards ceremony here in Los Angeles.
I am Jewish, of European...
March 25, 2008 | 10:19 pm
January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pmThe president of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence at the University of Rochester resigned Thursday amid criticism of a short opinion piece he wrote for The Washington Post online titled "Jewish Identity Can't Depend on Violence."
Penned by Arun Gandhi, the fifth grandson of...
December 27, 2007 | 7:00 pmThree years ago, we were sitting around our offices dreaming up an end-of-the-year issue, inundated with examples from other magazines: The Ten Best Movies, The Ten Richest Angelenos, The Ten Most Powerful Hollywood Players, The Ten Top Restaurants, The Ten Hottest Bars and et...
December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pmHoping to raise money for a three-day bike ride over Labor Day to benefit the Jewish environmental organization Hazon, Ariela Pelaia turned to her blog.
Pelaia, 26, thought she could find donors by raffling off books on her personal Web site, www.bakingandbooks.com, which draws up to...
November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm
This speech, by writer/editor/blogger Esther D. Kustanowitz, was delivered at the 2007 General Assembly convened in Nashville by United Jewish Communities as part of the "Next Generation" plenary. At the plenary, a range of young Jewish and Israeli activists, bloggers, an...
November 21, 2007 | 11:51 pm
Los Angeles Times blogger Borzou Daragahi in Beirut found this fascinating YouTube hiphop video urging young Jordanians to vote in Tuesday’s elections:
Some say the election results were OK, too, with solid voter turnout (although not great) and a bigger majority for the King...
November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pmFor a while this past year, several thousand girls between the ages of 10 and 14 read my words every day by logging on to Allykatzz.com, an Internet site for "'tween" girls that provides a safe alternative to MySpace and Facebook.
They wrote to me about their parents' divorce or...
October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pmToday I received the 50th e-mail from someone I vaguely know, someone who isn't spam, but is spam of a different sort. "You are invited to join LinkedIn."
LinkedIn.com, for those not in the know, is the social interface community Web site or whatever you call it for job hunters. Or...
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I read and write during several days of rain in New York City, and I think about Los Angeles beaches, bleached with sunshine. So reclining on a couch isn't the same as stretching out on a blanket and listening to the surf, but there's a certain similar lazy quality, with pockets of...
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