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  • Holy Moses—The Getty’s latest collection puts a Christian perspective on the leader, lawgiver and

    By Tom L. Freudenheim

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    A few years ago I was leading a group of American Jews on a tour of sites in Eastern Europe. Convinced that the narrative and psychological history of Poland cannot be understood without a visit to Jasna Gora, the great pilgrimage church in Czestochowa, and a view of its devotional...
  • Three Museum Shows Span Gamut of Arts

    By Ed Rampell

    December 8, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Architecture is for the photographer Julius Shulman what green peppers and sand dunes were for Edward Weston or Yosemite for Ansel Adams. Born in 1910, Shulman's iconic images have become a staple of every book or magazine that touches on the subject of modern architecture.

    In...

  • Teen Called ‘Amiga de Cuba’

    By Journal Report

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Since traveling to Cuba several times with her mother, who organizes relief missions for Cuban Jews through her travel agency, Daniella Gruber has returned home changed by the experience.

    "Both Daniella and I will never forget the images in our minds of these old Jews, some who are...

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  • Catharsis Found in Haggadah Artwork

    By Gaby Wenig

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    While Israeli artist Avner Moriah was creating "Haggadat Moriah" (Moriah Haggadah), his wife, Andy, was undergoing chemotherapy treatments for leukemia.

    "I sat next to her when the chemicals were dripping in," said the 50-year-old artist, in Los Angeles this week for an exhibit...

  • Painter With a Camera

    By Leora Alhadeff

    October 30, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Robert Sturman said he never felt the need to observe Jewish rituals. Born in Los Angeles to Jewish parents, the 33-year-old photographer-painter said, "I would do anything to stand up for the Jews ... but religion is a whole 'nother story."

    Although he still doesn't practice...

  • Diaspora: A Photographer’s Quest

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "My work was driven by a sense of imminent loss," writes Frédéric Brenner in the introduction to his new book, "Diaspora: Homelands in Exile." "Two thousand years of history were about to vanish. I felt a desire and a responsibility to document these permutations of survival in exile...

  • Diaspora Diversity Focus of ‘Portraits’

    By Diane Arieff

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    An Argentine gaucho lounges near his horse. A Bombay bride displays her upturned palms, filigreed entirely with henna. An Ethiopian boy lights candles with a classmate. A woman poses stiffly in her kitchen in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. What unites these disparate images is that the people...

  • Carlyle Discusses Dangers of ‘Hitler’

    By Tom Tugend

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Robert Carlyle, of "The Full Monty" and "Angela's Ashes" fame, gives a striking performance in the title role of the CBS miniseries "Hitler: The Rise of Evil." The film, which airs Sunday and Tuesday (May 18 and 20) at 9 p.m., focuses on Hitler's life from Munich beer hall orator in...

  • Healing the ‘wounds’

    By Rachel Brand

    April 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    When rabbi and author Jan Goldstein was suddenly faced with the news that his 12-year marriage was ending -- leaving him with primary custody of his three children -- he felt his life was ruined, until he learned to make sense of his pain.

    In his new book, "Sacred Wounds: Succeeding...

  • Holocaust Exploited

    By Joe Berkofsky

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    An emaciated death camp survivor stares blankly alongside a gaunt steer. "During the seven years between 1938 and 1945, 12 million people perished in the Holocaust," the image declares. "The same number of animals is killed every 4 hours for food in the U.S. alone."

    The poster...

  • A Stamp of Approval

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    There was a time when the holidays meant choosing between a traditional stamp, like Madonna and child, or a modern stamp, like snowmen. But that all changed in 1996.

    "That was the first time that a Chanukah stamp had come out," said David Mazer, U.S. Postal Service public affairs and...

  • Your Letters

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Marlene Adler Marks

    All Hadassah members nationwide -- and especially those in Southern California -- wish to express their heartfelt condolences to Marlene Adler Marks' daughter, Samantha, and all of Marlene's family. Through her Women's Voice columns in The Jewish Journal and...

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