On Tuesday May 26, 2009, we stood in Leimert Park, together with clergy of many faiths, awaiting our fate, awaiting a verdict on our humanity. Outrage, sorrow and a renewed sense of purpose swept across the crowd as news spread that the California Supreme Court had made a...
Jewish-Arab violence in Jerusalem sends tensions spiraling
‘Finding Your Roots’ explores Jewish genealogy
Moving and shaking: A fabulous night, Sunday shvitz and Andrew Hoffer
L.A. Rabbis seeking to reassure mikveh users of facilities’ privacy
Top ten music apps from Israel
The Jewish Graduate Student Initiative is preparing tomorrow’s leaders
JNET: Jewish professionals networking and shmoozing
L.A. native, father of infant murdered in Jerusalem terror attack recovering from injuries
Tag: Prop 8
May 26, 2009 | 1:59 pm
March 13, 2009 | 2:17 pm
NEW YORK (JTA)—The newsletter sent out last month by Temple Israel of New Rochelle contained the usual sort of announcements, including a reminder about the synagogue’s upcoming Purim carnival, mazal tovs and condolences, and information about a social event at a local...
March 5, 2009 | 2:34 pm
December 4, 2008 | 2:07 amProposition 8
I have read the articles about how gay couples are distraught at the passage of Proposition 8 ("Where's the Struggle," Nov. 21). How about an article from The Jewish Journal about how devastating it is for faithful Mormons to see their temple property trashed? Why not...
November 3, 2008 | 2:41 pm
Op-Ed: Prop 8 goes against God's love for every person
By Rabbi David Ellenson
NEW YORK (JTA)--As a rabbi, I would urge all residents of California to vote No on Proposition 8, the state ballot measure that would eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry in California.
October 28, 2008 | 8:59 pm"My Christian friends say homosexuality is a sin. Isn't Judaism based on the same Old Testament bible? How does our synagogue welcome homosexuals with acceptance and equality?"
I was substituting for our rabbi in our 10th grade confirmation class. Homosexuality is not a...