When I was a little girl I would beg my mom to let me be “nature girl”. By definition, nature girl means: a person with xx chromosomes who uses the great outdoors or a sandbox to (daintily) pee. In my adult life when I recall this memory, I’ve had a hard time understanding my...
Hanging with the Beatles — in 1964
‘Woody on Rye’: Jewishness in the works of Woody Allen
Jewish Journal’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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Flier with swastikas found in Westwood
Lost photograph of Trotsky, from the family album
On the frontlines of reintegrating LAUSD
November 3, 2008 | 7:04 pm
VideoJew Jay Firestone goes native in this episode of VideoJew’s VideoGuide to Los Angeles
November 3, 2008 | 6:03 pm
Volume V: Jew vs. Wild
One of the main reasons I moved to Los Angeles was for the weather. Unfortunately, it took me a few months before I really started taking advantage of the climate and outdoor activities, like hiking, fishing, swimming, sailing, sunbathing, people watching, breathing, etc. And of course, the common stereotype exists that Jews and the wilderness are not a match made in heaven. But I traveled deep into the wild (Santa Monica pier and the Hollywood Hills) to prove that in the battle between Jews and the wild…Jews win.
June 17, 2008 | 11:29 am
Jewish Journal super-intern, Jina Davidovich, writes about her extracurricular activities for The Calendar Girls:
As a senior at Yeshiva University of Los Angeles Girls’ School, my obligations extend beyond surviving anxiety attacks that come with opening college decision letters,...
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Kayaking, catamarans and savory kabobs are all on the menu at the kosher Club Med program in Ixtapa, Mexico. The weather is warm, the sunsets are spectacular and the meals are to "live for."
Raphael Bellehsen of New York-based Le Voyage Travel is the brains behind the program,...
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