Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Not Offered

View the most popular tags overall?

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Shooting victims die

    Two Israeli women, aged 79 and 56, died from wounds they sustained in Tuesday's Palestinian terror attack in Jerusalem. The older woman was identified as Sarah Hamburger, a resident of Jerusalem. A mother of four, Hamburger was onher way to a lecture when she...

  • Clinton in Tel Aviv

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Despite his administration's failure to bring peace to the Middle East, former President Bill Clinton still enjoys rock star-like popularity in Israel. That was amply demonstrated last Sunday night when Clinton received an honorary doctorate at Tel Aviv University from university...

  • Community Briefs

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    JDL-ers Plead Not Guilty

    The Jewish Defense League's (JDL) Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, attempted arson and possession of a destructive device. Each faces a maximum two life sentences, plus an additional 75 years for Rubin and 95 years for...

  • The ‘Personal’ Touch

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rhoda Weisman was having trouble motivating herself to exercise. Although she belonged to a gym and wanted to stay fit, the 43-year-old Angeleno worked out only sporadically and felt frustrated by what she saw as her physical "weakness." "I decided my body needed an overhaul," said...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • The Rav Revs Up

    By Melissa Minkin

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    If you missed the alternative-fuel vehicles at the L.A. Auto Show -- and with just a dozen exhibited, they were hard to find -- don't despair. Check out the one on display at Wilshire Boulevard Temple, in Rabbi Harvey Fields' parking space.

    For the last five months, Rav Fields has...

  • Your Letters

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Bill Clinton

    The "darker doppelgangers" Rob Eshman cites as Clinton's "organized forces of destruction" are no more then self-inflicted wounds ("A Beautiful Mind," Jan. 18). Example: While cases are waxing, the U.S. Public Health Service's ability to trace and fight the disease is...

  • Prophetic Life

    By Rabbi Elazar Muskin

    January 24, 2002 | 6:59 pm

    When the intifada began in September 2000, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, chief rabbi of Efrat, Israel, received a call at 3:30 a.m. The lady on the other end, with a deep European accent, asked, "Rabbi Riskin, do you know who this is?"

    He admitted that at 3:30 a.m. he wasn't very good at...

  • Enabled Kids

    By Judy Lash Balint

    January 24, 2002 | 6:59 pm

    It's the high point of the week for Adi Maloul: an art session with friends at Beit Hagalgalim (House of Wheels) in Herzliya. The innovative support project for disabled youngsters lights up the face of the dark-skinned, short-haired 18-year-old.

    Her high-tech wheelchair is parked at...

  • Watching Big Brother

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    January 24, 2002 | 6:59 pm

    In the culmination of what has been a tumultuous year for the Jewish Big Brothers (JBB) of Los Angeles, Executive Director Jeff Kahn stepped down from his position last week to serve as interim director until a replacement is found.

    The decision followed an executive board meeting...

  • In the ‘Company’ of Kline

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Come and knock on my door,"began the jingle on the popular '70s ABC sitcom "Three's Company." These days, opportunity knocks on the door of actor Richard Kline.

    Kline, who played smarmy bachelor Larry Dallas on the quintessential sitcom, returns this week as director of KNBC...

  • Community Briefs

    By Mike Levy

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Farrakhan for Free?

    A City Council decision to waive event fees for a February Nation of Islam convention drew protests from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Nearly $30,000 in Convention Center rental fees and costs were waived by the council, which determined the event served a...

  • Out of Africa

    By Adam Wills

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What started out as a joke between friends fast became a million-dollar goal for a retired Jewish soccer player.

    Ethan Zohn emerged as the sole survivor of the third installment of the CBS reality show "Survivor" during the two-hour Jan. 10 finale, defeating Kim Johnson, a...

  • ‘Old’ Cast Young-at-Heart

    By Tom Tugend

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Mathilde Giffard, the title character of "My Old Lady," is a 94-year-old Parisian, though she tries to pass for 92. She has a spinster daughter, Chloe, who is around 50. They are visited by an American, Mathias "Jim" Gold, also fiftyish, and Jewish.

    That's the whole cast. No...

  • Judaism From the Bottom Up

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    One of the most exciting experiments in Jewish transformation is taking place right here in Los Angeles.

    Beit T'Shuvah is one of the nation's only homes for rehabilitation and return that integrates the 12 steps and Judaism. To hear Rabbi Mark Borovitz's interpretation of the Torah...

  • World Briefs

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Israel: U.S. Didn't Help

    Israel denied a newspaper report that the CIA helped Israel track down a smuggled arms shipment. "This operation was purely blue and white," said a spokeswoman for the Israeli military, referring to the colors of Israel's flag. Citing unnamed U.S....

  • Ray of Hope

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What will become of five Jccs?

    The question has still not been answered, but by next week, a resolution will be definitively closer.

    Five center must submit their business plans by next week to the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Los Angeles' (JCCGLA) new transition committee...

  • Eulogies:Rabbi Melvin Goldstine

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Melvin Goldstine, rabbi emeritus at Temple Aliyah, died Jan. 12 of a stroke at the age of 77.

    Goldstine will be remembered by many as the driving force behind the construction of the congregation's modern-looking complex in Woodland Hills.

    He was born in Chicago in 1924 and...

  • From Their Lips to Our Ears

    By David Margolis

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Writing about the breakdown of the Oslo process in the October issue of Commentary, Norman Podhoretz was able to quote liberally from Egyptian and Palestinian newspapers. Not being an Arabic speaker, Podhoretz's access to this material came by way of translations made by the Middle...

  • Torch Song Trilogy

    By Melissa Minkin

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Linda Gach Ray has been carrying the torch for years.

    This week, she made it official by running the Olympic flame down a stretch of Figueroa Street as the torch was relayed through Southern California on its way to the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, which begin Feb. 8.

    ...

  • The L.A. Image

    By Joel Kotkin

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The best thing about David Lehrer's firing as head of the local Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has been the local reaction, which has done more to awaken Los Angeles' Jewish leadership than anything in recent memory. The worst thing about Lehrer's firing: That the ADL's New York...

  • A Portion of Parshat Bo

    By Abby Gilad

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    In last week's parsha, the Israelites sat back and watched as God brought seven plagues upon the Egyptians. This week, we read of the final three plagues. All of a sudden, the Israelites are told that they must help God in the last plague. How? They must smear the blood of a lamb on...

  • A Beautiful Mind

    By Rob Eshman

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Acuity, passion, the ability to hold several conflicting ideas at the same time, a wide-ranging and detailed understanding of the world we live in, and an ability to articulate a broad intellectual and moral vision -- watching Bill Clinton last Monday night at the Universal...

  • Golan Under Development

    By Tom Tugend

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What is the safest place in Israel?

    The answer, according to Ronnie Lotan, is the Golan, which hasn't had a single terrorist incident since the Heights, captured in 1967, were formally annexed to Israel 20 years ago.

    Lotan, an avuncular looking man of 55, was in town to help organize...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Kollel's New Home

    More than 500 people gathered for the dedication of Kollel Los Angeles' new home at 7216 Beverly Blvd., in the heart of the Beverly-Fairfax-Hancock Park communities. Rabbi Matisyahu Solomon addressed the crowd at the Chanukat Habayis dedication. Kollel, headed by...

  • Orange County Calendar

    By Solange Borna

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Jan. 19-Jan. 25

    Brotherhood of Congregation B'nai Tzedek: Sun., Jan. 20, 9:30 a.m. Expert on infectious diseases, Dr. Harris Stutman, will lead a discussion on bioterrorism. Also: Thurs., Jan. 31, 7 p.m. Celebration of Tu B'Shevat, the renewal of the trees and Fri., Feb. 8-Sat.,...

  • Enron Fallout in Houston

    By Julie Wiener

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The Enron Corporation and Linda Lay, the wife of its chairman and chief executive, have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Houston's Holocaust museum, accounting for approximately 10 percent of the institution's $3 million budget.

    Now enmeshed in scandal and bankruptcy,...

  • Balancing the Scales

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What is the duty to assist those in danger under Jewish law compared to American law? The question is no mere academic exercise to Neil H. Cogan, dean of the Whittier Law School, who spoke on the topic last week as the inaugural speaker of the recently formed Jewish Lawyers of Orange...

  • Netanyahu Woos L.A. Jews

    By Amy Klein

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Bibi's back.

    Israel's former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the guest at two Jewish functions in Los Angeles this week, on a schedule that included a closed dinner in Palm Springs and a number of private meetings. Netanyahu, who served as Israel's premier from 1996-1999, left...

  • Togetherness at Teen Shabbat

    By Andrea Adelson

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The traffic-filled streets and overflowing parking lots of commercial office parks bordering John Wayne Airport empty fast on most Friday evenings.

    Occasionally, though, the traffic pattern at twilight is reversed. Such was the case earlier last summer at Baker and Redhill streets....

  • Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Although it might seem a little early for Passover discussions, Jewish law does mandate that one should begin studying the Passover laws and details at least 30 days before the actual holiday. This is probably because no holiday requires more detailed preparation than Passover. Most...

    Page 1474     of 1643 pages       ‹ First  < 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 >  Last ›
ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE