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  • ‘She’s acting like a Jew!’ Ho ho ho Chanukah! [VIDEO]

    By The Web Guy

    December 26, 2008 | 12:44 am

    Another guest post from Anita Susan Brenner:

    On Christmas Eve, after the minyan,  where I said Kaddish for my grandmother, I went home to La Canada Flintridge and stopped at a sporting goods store.  The checkout line was long.  

    While I waited, an angry woman stood behind me,...
  • Obama says GOP ‘tough talk’ doesn’t help Israel; Transcript of speech

    August 29, 2008 | 3:10 am

    DENVER (JTA) -- Barack Obama said Republican "tough talk" was not protecting Israel.

    In his speech accepting the Democratic Party's presidential nomination Thursday night, Sen. Obama (D-Ill.) derided the Bush administration and his Republican rival Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for...

  • The ‘speech’: Keep it short, sweet and colloquial

    By Ted Roberts

    July 9, 2008 | 9:44 pm

    Trust me, there are no rules about bar or bat mitzvah speeches. As a b’nai mitzvah teacher who has spent 25 patient years coaxing, wheedling and threatening his lovable students, I promise you there are no rules about that post-haftarah speech. In fact, there are few rules about the...

  • Holy Moly! Robertson Apologizes

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The Rev. Pat Robertson has long preached as though God is on his side -- including when he recently cast the stroke suffered by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon as God's punishment for "dividing" the Holy Land by pulling Israel out of Gaza.

    But last week, Robertson apparently...

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  • Army Chief Doubts Survival of Israel

    By Leslie Susser

    June 9, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    It's not every day that Israel's No. 1 soldier expresses doubts about the country's long-term survival. But that was part of a bleak message from Lt. Gen. Moshe Ya'alon that has shaken the country's political establishment.

    In a wide-reaching, early June interview in the daily...

  • Prolific Neusner Takes on Mishnah

    By David Klinghoffer

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    "Making God's Word Work: A Guide to the Mishnah," by Jacob Neusner (Continuum, $29.95).

    I don't know how many times I've been in a conversation with a Christian who suddenly out of nowhere asked, "What do you think of Neusner?" They don't even feel a need to mention the man's...

  • Jew Jokes Not a Joke

    By David Finnigan

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A Jewish teenager in Ventura County has filed a federal lawsuit against the Conejo Valley Unified School District (CVUSD), alleging that his high school coach and teammates repeatedly made anti-Semitic remarks to him and that school officials were indifferent to his complaints.

    In...

  • Reduce Oil Demand

    By Rep. Henry Waxman

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The following are remarks and an amendment introduced by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) on March 19 to the House Energy Subcommittee that propose an alternative energy strategy for the United States.



    Mr. Chairman, I'd like to offer the "Keeping Faith With Our American Soldiers"...

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