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  • Jews for Judaism Photo Contest to Award $500

    By Ryan Torok

    May 30, 2012 | 11:34 am

    Jews for Judaism, whose focus is on education, is looking for students to enter its second annual photography contest. The winner will receive $500, or a prize of equal value.

    Submissions should reflect “Expressions of Judaism,” specifically how Judaism manifests in the...

  • Stop Christian missionaries at Israel festivals

    May 2, 2012 | 3:39 pm

    On Sunday April 29, 2012 at the Israel Festival in Los Angeles, many people visited Jews for Judaism’s booth to acquire literature and show their support for our efforts to keep Jews Jewish.

    During the day we received numerous complaints about the presence of three different...

  • Why B’nai Brith Canada Defended Michael Coren’s Anti-Semitism

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 5, 2012 | 11:54 am

    B’nai Brith Canada is an organization whose stated purpose it is, like our excellent Anti-Defamation League here in the United States, to defend Jews against attack. It’s run by Frank Dimant whom I only ever met over the phone and who appears to be a gentleman. But that begs the...

  • Two “Jewish” Changes in New Catholic Bible

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 2, 2011 | 5:40 pm

    As reported in USA Today and elsewhere, the new version of the New American Bible to be released on March 9 has a few changes aimed at being “more accurate, more accessible and more poetic.”

    Two of the changes in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ new text might be of...

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  • Celebrating 25 Years of keeping Jews Jewish

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 10, 2010 | 10:07 am

    On Nov. 2, Jews for Judaism, an organization dedicated to counteracting missionaries, celebrated its 25th anniversary. Some 250 people gathered for a gala dinner at the Sephardic Temple in Westwood to honor the organization’s founder and director, Rabbi Bentzion Kravitz, and his...

  • Calendar Girls Picks and Clicks Sept. 20-26: Stories and songs, lectures and films, politics

    By Dikla Kadosh and Danielle Berrin

    September 18, 2008 | 11:36 pm

    SAT | SEPTEMBER 20

    (BOWLING BENEFIT)
    Even if you can't convert a 7-10-split, you'll at least be able to help Strike Out Hunger. SOVA celebrates its 25th anniversary on the lanes in Tarzana with a food drive and family fun, including bowling, bingo, music, activities for kids, arcade...
  • Strange Love

    By David Suissa

    August 20, 2008 | 11:51 pm

    I'm no theological expert on Christians who want to convert Jews, but after a little evening stroll last week in Boulder, Colo., I'm starting to understand what motivates Kool Aid-drinking missionaries -- and why they can get so annoying. It all started with beautiful music on a...
  • Messianic truth in advertising

    June 26, 2008 | 11:31 am

    The growth of the Jews for Jesus and messianic movements in Israel, especially during Israel's 60th anniversary, is unprecedented and an outcome of unrestrained relationships with fundamentalist Christians.

    There are more than 15,000 messianic Jews residing in Israel and more than...

  • Evangelical Skeptic

    By David Suissa

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    If there's one subject that can spark a juicy debate among lovers of Israel, it is what to do with these millions of Jesus-loving evangelical Christians who love Israel to death.

    Personally, I'm blinded by how everybody picks on Israel, which makes me desperate to find anyone who...
  • Letters to the Editor

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Political Spectrum

    The three groups that are quoted as backing Bush are forgetting Jewish history and tenets, including tikkun olam [heal the world]. ("Examining the Jewish Vote," Oct. 22.)

    To the Orthodox, remember answering the four questions with Hayenu avadim Pharoah b'mitzrayim...

  • The Circuit

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Kudos to Koss

    More than 1,200 people gathered at the Century Plaza Hotel on April 25 to honor Michael Koss, president of Koss Financial Corp., one of Los Angeles' top commercial real estate financing groups. The event, hosted by The Federation's Real Estate and Construction...

  • Community Briefs

    December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Rose Parade Proselytizing

    Two rival teams will square off in Pasadena on New Year's Day. No, not USC vs. Michigan. Get ready for the ultimate grudge match: Jews for Judaism vs. Jews for Jesus.

    A year after Jews for Jesus' international witnessing campaign, Behold Your God, hit...

  • Kosher Dog Days of Summer

    By Adam Wills

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    A sunny day at Dodger Stadium; Shawn Green at bat. What could be more enjoyable than a cold beer and a kosher hot dog?

    Sound like a dream? Think again. Through the efforts of a former Hamilton High baseball player and current rabbi, glatt kosher hot dogs are a reality at several...