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  • L.A. Rising For Women - February 14, 2013!

    By Tera Greene

    February 6, 2013 | 8:26 pm

    I'll be DJing this event alongside a wealth of female talent... Please support!

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    Tera "Nova Jade* Greene

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    L.A. Rising For Women - February 14, 2013!

    [Where] ::The Joint, 8771 West Pico...

  • Palestine National Orchestra debuts

    January 3, 2011 | 10:11 am

    The Palestine National Orchestra performed for the first time in the Palestinian Authority and in Israel.

    The orchestra made its debut in Ramallah, and then performed in eastern Jerusalem over the weekend and in Haifa on Sunday night.

    “Today an orchestra, tomorrow a state,” Suhail...

  • Nation & World Briefs

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Ambulances Services Seal Deal

    Israeli and Palestinian ambulance services signed an agreement they hope will ease Israel's accession to the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement. Under Monday's pact signed between Magen David Adom and the Palestinian Red Crescent in Geneva, Palestinian...

  • Nation & World Briefs

    November 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Reform Criticizes Iraq War

    The Reform movement passed a resolution criticizing the handling of the Iraq war and seeking a partial troop withdrawal. At its biennial in Houston, The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) on Friday became the first Jewish denomination to speak out against the...

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  • Teens Team Up for J-Serve

    By Julie M. Brown

    May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Youngsters across the Southland and beyond banded together April 17 to participate in J-Serve 2005, the first-ever national day of service for Jewish teens. J-Serve, designed to correspond with Youth Service America's National Youth Service Day, offers Jewish teens a way to get...

  • Fly the Mitzvah Skies

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 13, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    El Al, Israel's national airline, is the only airline that keeps kosher, observes Shabbat and even gives out doughnuts on Chanukah, but recently it has been doing other mitzvot as well.

    On Nov. 3 Edith Krygier boarded an El Al flight to Los Angeles in Tel Aviv because she wanted to...

  • Efforts Under Way to Raise Aid Funds

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Local and national Jewish organizations have mobilized to help tsunami victims and invite the community to participate, as well.

    DONATE DIRECTLY:

    American Jewish World Service partners with 22 non-government and community-based organizations in the regions affected by the...

  • The Nation and The World

    December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    Jews up Sudan Effort

    Jewish groups will launch an educational program for at-risk Sudanese children. The program will take place in Chad, home to more than 200,000 people made refugees by Janjaweed terrorists backed by the Sudanese government. The $100,000 program is funded...

  • Jewish TV Channel?

    September 30, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Imagine a reality television show featuring scantily clad women and nice Jewish boys, a cross between "elimiDATE" and "The Man Show." "Nice Jewish Boyz" would aim to smash the myth of the overmothered Jewish male. It would be racy.

    Imagine, along with that, political shows called...

  • Campers Display the Write Stuff

    By David Finnigan

    July 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Almost every summer day, the Malibu Post Office receives a large amount of mail from the several hundred Jewish campers at Camp Hess Kramer and Camp JCA Shalom, a lot of them letters home written by girls.

    When the 13-year-old girls at Hess Kramer's Cabin Rachel were asked if girls...

  • No Jewish Child Left Behind

    By George D. Hanus

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Amid the troubling statistics of the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, there is one genuinely positive trend. The percentage of children in Jewish day schools is the highest it's ever been. Twenty-nine percent of Jewish children today have attended a day school at some point.

    ...

  • Democratic Races Poses Hard Choices

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    November 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish voters are an important constituency in national elections, concentrated in such electoral vote-rich states as California, New York, Florida and Illinois. However, they are even more important in the struggle for the Democratic presidential nomination, comprising an important...

  • Helluva Ball Club

    By Richard A. Macales

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    First in war. First in peace. Last in the American League. -- Legendary pundit remark about the old Washington Senators (later the Texas Rangers, formerly owned by President Bush).



    There is something about baseball, war and commanders-in-chief that eternally binds us to our...

  • Jewish Vodka Rocks in Russia

    By Lev Krichevsky

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    As Russia celebratesthe 500th year of its unofficial national beverage, Yevreskaya Vodka -- or Jewish Vodka -- is succeeding with Russians by emphasizing Jewish religion and culture. Yevreskaya sells in Moscow at about $2 for a pint -- a medium-priced vodka by local standards. The...

  • Tough Times for the Religious Right

    By James D

    March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It may be the worst of times for Christian right groups -- which could be good news for Jewish leaders.

    The Christian Coalition, once a surging force in state and national politics, is in disarray, and a leadership vacuum threatens the group's hard-won gains. In the 106th Congress,...

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