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  • Briefs: JTN’s ‘Jewish Americans’ series gets big numbers; Darfur activists target China

    February 21, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    'Jewish Americans' Miniseries Scores Big With Viewers

    Jay Sanderson always thought that the story of 350 years of Jewish life in America would resonate well beyond the Jewish community, but even he underestimated the impact.

    A look at the ratings of the six-hour PBS miniseries "The...

  • Bearing witness a world away from L.A.

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Two weeks ago, The Journal published an essay by Janice Kamenir-Reznik, founding president of the nonprofit Jewish World Watch, as she and two other JWW leaders departed for a two-week trip to Chad to visit Darfur refugees. As a coalition of about 60 Los Angeles-area synagogues,...
  • Blogging under African skies

    October 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Saturday, Oct. 13, three leaders of Jewish World Watch flew from Los Angeles to Africa for a two-week trip, with their ultimate destination the Sudanese eastern border refugee camps, Iridimi and Touloum in Chad.

    Jewish World Watch's Solar Cooker Project, led by Board President...

  • Briefs: Local nonprofits named ‘most innovative;’ Molestation arrest at Valley shul; ACLU backs Samm

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    'Slingshot' Cites Innovative Nonprofits

    Jewish World Watch and IKAR were among a handful of L.A. nonprofits included last week in an annual guidebook of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations.

    "The organizations listed in Slingshot '07-'08 are among the most forward thinking...

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  • Quran verses for peace; Davening at Aishhh; Amy Klein’s ‘first-rate compelling journalism’

    November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Mideast Peace

    The "road map" for peace is a failure and should be abandoned ("Mideast Solution: A Confederation," Nov. 3). President Bush did get it right when he recognized that it is a "battle of ideology."

    It is suggested that us Jews (more precisely Hebrews) impress upon the...

  • JCRC’s Schwartz-Getzug picked to head Jewish World Watch

    By Marc Ballon

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Tzivia Schwartz-Getzug, a longtime Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles executive and director of the organization's Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC), has been named executive director of Jewish World Watch (JWW), a coalition of synagogues, schools and Jewish community...
  • Jewish World Watch Eyes National Stage

    By Tom Tugend

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Janice Kamenir-Reznik wasn't sure where Darfur was on the map when she heard a Rosh Hashanah sermon at Valley Beth Shalom some 18 months ago.

    During his sermon, Rabbi Harold Schulweis told the congregation that "Never Again" applies not only to the Holocaust but requires Jews to...

  • This Week - Passover Prep

    By Rob Eshman

    March 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Shabbat dinner at the home of two doctors, north of Montana Avenue in Santa Monica: There's a terrific chicken with lemons and

    green olives, the lemons plucked from a tree in the yard. There's crisp roasted potatoes, salad and a 1998 Cabernet. The table is set with silver candelabras...

  • Tragedy in Sudan Spurs Local Action

    By Gaby Wenig

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    On Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Harold Schulweis of Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) gave a sermon on the tragedy of Sudan and what the Jewish community needs to do about it.

    His proposed remedy: Start the Jewish World Watch (JWW), a commission of caring men and women that will monitor atrocities...

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