Communities across the country are waving the Buy Local flag in support of their homegrown entrepreneurs. Patronizing independent businesses in your neighborhood has a host of benefits: It creates jobs and keeps money circulating in your city, it reduces the environmental impact, and...
Tag: Star Of David
February 15, 2011 | 10:15 am
January 25, 2011 | 2:50 pm
The young would-be convert to Judaism with a gold Star of David pendant peeking through a buttoned shirt is still baffled by the summer afternoon he says he was called in and dismissed from an Israeli army conversion course for being gay.
The 23-year old Y.B., as he asked to be...
March 26, 2009 | 5:29 pm
Jewish groups are livid at cartoonist Pat Oliphant for his recent cartoon depicting a jackbooted Israeli mowing over a helpless Palestinian woman and child.
Is it anti-semitic? In my original post I wrote that I wasn’t sure. That seemed to get some readers more upset than the...
August 2, 2007 | 2:00 am
A year ago, Naveed Afzal Haq shot up the offices of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in a rampage that killed one worker and seriously injured five others.
I’d recently started as Web Director for JewishJournal.com and rushed to figure out how to add a breaking news story...
March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm
September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Midway through Roland Joffé's 1984 film, "The Killing Fields," journalist Sidney Schanberg, played by Sam Waterston, visits the family of his friend, Dith Pran, who has been captured by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. The scene takes place in New York City, where Schanberg tries to...
May 26, 2005 | 8:00 pm
May 5, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Yellow Star's Powerful Makeover
The dreaded yellow Star of David, which the Nazis forced Jews to wear as a badge of humiliation, is getting a makeover.
In an interesting twist, two Jewish activists hope to denude the yellow star of its anti-Jewish connotations and make it a...
February 24, 2005 | 7:00 pm
With angry lyrics that court controversy, two multiplatinum albums and a third on the way, his own clothing line, record label, legions of fans and glittering religious jewelry, Subliminal could easily be mistaken for a Jewish P.Diddy.
The lyrics are mostly in Hebrew (although...
October 16, 2003 | 8:00 pm
Lately, more people than ever have been staring at my chest. But it's not what you think. They are looking at a necklace hanging from my neck.
When my boyfriend, Josh, handed me a red paper mâche-wrapped little box for my birthday this year, I never would have guessed it was a piece...