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  • If I had just one Jewish book to read . . . .

    By Anita K. Kantrowitz

    November 7, 2008 | 4:04 pm

    The Jewish Journal asked several authors appearing at Sunday's Celebration of Jewish Books to answer a question that, at least for writers, has existential overtones: "If you were stranded on a deserted island, what Jewish book would you want to have with you, and why?"

    The answers...
  • The light of Jewish culture shines

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    I don't often cry, but tears streamed down my cheeks throughout "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly."

    In an ArcLight theater filled with filmmakers, industry players and others at the American Film Institute's "AFI Fest 2007," I was not alone in my grief. When the Q-and-A session...
  • UJ’s Levy crafts confab to celebrate authors

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Considering that he's an educator, whose job description is heading up a university adult-ed program, you might not expect Gady Levy to be so ... well-connected. Yet here he is in his office at American Jewish University (formerly the University of Judaism), looking more the...
  • Golems, schlemiels, reporter for a day

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    October 25, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Things That Go Bump in the Night We're getting into the "spirit" of things this month. YeLAdim loves a good scary story, so we asked our friends at the Jewish Community Library of Los Angeles to suggest some of their favorites.

    "Golem" by David Wisniewski (Clarion Books, 1996) ...