Jewish Journal

Stop the Scoops

By Dikla Kadosh

October 28, 2011 | 2:28 pm

LA Creamery, the artisan ice cream shop offering bold flavors such as Goat Cheese and Currant, Chai Tea Latte and Olive Oil, has shuttered all three locations, which opened in rapid-fire... read on

  • Temple Judea Wins Energy Oscar

    By Dikla Kadosh

    October 24, 2011 | 2:48 pm

    Temple Judea, whose recent renovation was featured in TRIBE’s September issue, has received recognition for incorporating green strategies in its rebuilding project. The Reform synagogue, located in the West San Fernando Valley, celebrated the new year in September with a new... read on

  • A whole new breed of dancing Chasids

    By Dikla Kadosh

    September 26, 2011 | 1:32 pm

    Exuberant dancing is not a new trend in Judaism, but this Aish video in honor of Rosh Hashanah mashes pop culture and ancient Judaism in a fun, fresh way. Here is their Jewish version of LMFAO’s Party Rock Anthem, Rosh Hashanah Rock Anthem. Lyrics are below.

    Enjoy, and Shana Tova... read on

  • The Story of the Storyteller

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 12, 2011 | 12:47 pm

    “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness,” a film by Joseph Dorman, opens Friday, August 5 at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino. The film tells the story of the monumental literary figure, who not only left behind a body of work that includes “Fiddler on the Roof” and other... read on

  • A Braille Revolution

    By Dikla Kadosh

    June 29, 2011 | 6:10 pm

    In the June-July issue of TRIBE, I wrote about Josh Goldenberg, a charming 7-year-old boy who was blind since birth, and the campaign he has sparked to label grocery store shelves with Braille so that blind people can shop independently. It struck me that it took a 7-year-old to... read on

  • Prom Comes Early for Foster Care Girls

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 6, 2011 | 3:14 pm


    On an April afternoon 102 young girls walked down the red carpet, decked out in formal prom gowns, jewelry, make up, and shoes to match, friends and family cheering them on.

    It is the 12th consecutive year that the San Fernando Valley Department of Children and... read on

  • Angels Among Us

    By Dikla Kadosh

    May 3, 2011 | 11:53 am

    Jared Sharon was driving on the 101 on a rainy March afternoon when he lost control of his car, flipped three times down the side of the freeway and landed upside down. He was bleeding profusely, but was conscious. He turned to God, praying for help.

    And help arrived, in the form... read on

  • Ruthie the Foodie

    By Dikla Kadosh

    March 21, 2011 | 12:34 pm

    When Gourmet magazine closed shop in 2009, foodies around the country shed a collective tear. But the culinary magazine’s unexpected downfall has not hampered its former chief’s forward march through foodland. Ruth Reichl, who has also been the restaurant critic for The New York... read on

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