In early April 1945, Arthur Mainzer, barely 22, was a United States Army Air Forces cameraman assigned to documenting the war in Europe; he’d been serving for three years, and, so far, World War II had not been a horrific experience for him. In fact, it had been exciting. He’d had...
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From Row A on the Red Carpet with United #FilmFriendly Bloggers 2015 the 87th Academy Awards #LosAngeles
Video: From Row A on the Red Carpet
Our day started at 10:30am with check-in at security. We had all had criminal background checks in order to be on the list. Maybelline...
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With the announcement that Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show', we take a moment to pause and recall his finest moments as the de facto CEO of Jewish humor in America. There is so much we will miss. First, his sharp interviews (not with celebrities, with authors and...
December 29, 2014 | 10:54 am
Palestinian social media networks are showing a video on proper stabbing techniques.
The video began circulating on Saturday, the Israeli news website NRG reported.
Two masked men in black wearing black-and-white checkered keffiyehs present demonstrations on how to turn the...
December 23, 2014 | 11:55 am
#MyDanaPoint: Dine at Raya, The Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel I loved my dining experience at Raya and then exploring the mile of Holiday Lights at IlluminOcean!
December 19, 2014 | 12:16 pm
Rabbi Harold Schulweis, regarded as the most influential synagogue leader of his generation, died at his home after a long struggle with heart disease. He was 89.
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The new Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab S in gold is a great lightweight option for those who want incredible graphics and Samsung’s newest options.
I spoke with Chayse who is a technology expert on what kids want and need for the holiday season. He showed me several options that I had...
October 13, 2014 | 11:25 am
After initially raising concern on the issue this summer, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is continuing to press the Nike footwear and apparel giant to remedy its promotion of a pre-World Cup animated video whose content has what critics call anti-Semitic overtones.
October 2, 2014 | 3:39 pm
Is your child a vilde chaya? Your neighbor a yenta? Your little brother a nudnik?
September 11, 2014 | 11:56 am
My great grandfather, though he lived in Chicago his entire life, only spoke Yiddish (with a sprinkling of English thrown in).
My grandfather, born in the U.S., spoke only Yiddish until he was eight years old.
My father, an L.A. native, understands a fair amount of...
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Is this what the Red Sea looked like when the waters came rushing back after the Israelites had crossed?
Watch this flash flood from Israel’s Negev Desert as an empty riverbed comes roaring back to life.
January 14, 2014 | 10:27 am
So a rabbi and a former NBA star walk into a trade show…
Seriously though, Michigan rabbi (and JTA contributor) Jason Miller, actually did run into Shaquille O’Neal at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last Tuesday.
Inspired by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons‘...
January 3, 2014 | 10:56 pm
Richard Bangs is a judge in our We Said Go Travel Writing contest! We hope you will participate and share your story! Write your favorite spot for 2014 in the comments below!
December 30, 2013 | 5:02 pm
Jewish Journal President David Suissa debates political author Peter Beinart spar about Israel in the debate of the year.
Moderated by Sinai Temple's Rabbi David Wolpe.
December 2, 2013 | 5:00 pm
The Anti-Defamation League rapped rapper Kanye West over his off-the-cuff remarks in a radio interview that Jews and “oil people” are more well-connected than black people in general and President Obama in particular.
“If the comments are true as reported, this is classic...
November 26, 2013 | 11:29 am
The Symposium on Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events is in commemoration of the 10th Yahrzeit of Dr. David Applebaum, who was the Director of the Emergency Room at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Dr. Applebaum and his daughter Nava were victims of a terror attack on...
November 20, 2013 | 12:22 pm
The first official music video for Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” is making the rounds on the internet. And Dylan’s endorsement is only half the reason why.
The video, produced by media start-up Interlude, includes a novel interactive channel-tuning button, each channel...
November 16, 2013 | 4:27 pm
Palawan has been touted as an up and coming destination on many elite travel lists. Ever since the Underground River was named a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the new seven natural world wonders, tourists began arriving in droves with thirty flights and nearly 1,500 people...