Jewish Journal

  • The Jewish Service Heard Round the World

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 29, 2007 | 2:47 pm

    I received an email today from the American Jewish Committee announcing the launch of their YouTube network about a month ago. Ok, so everyone has their own YouTube channel already - that’s not ground-breaking news. But, I did think the email was blogworthy because of one... read on

  • Another round of surveys

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 27, 2007 | 3:12 pm

    The second installment of JCafeLA on Sunday, Nov. 18 at Aqua Lounge in Beverly Hills featured the well-received Jewish Family Feud ice-breaker game - pink and blue cards, Jewish dating questions and little golf pencils - the perfect recipe for mingling!

    Here are the results,... read on

  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 21, 2007 | 1:05 pm

    Warm wishes for a delicious holiday filled with family, friends and gratitude.

  • AFI fest: A bell, a wedding, a balloon

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 20, 2007 | 9:20 pm

    Good film is the kind that gets under your skin and stays there: the avant-garde, the experimental, the exploitation, genre-driven, character rich cinema that wets the screen and drips with art.

    These days it’s getting harder to find. But film festivals are fast becoming the best... read on

  • Worlds apart at the AFI film fest

    By Dikla Kadosh

    November 19, 2007 | 5:05 pm

    Though the frenzied AFI Film Festival ended more than a week ago (Nov.11), I still find myself pondering the two film screenings I attended. The films (and screenings) could not have been more radically different:

    “Look” is a film by Adam Rifkin, a seasoned... read on

  • Getting inside Idan Raichel

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 16, 2007 | 2:41 pm

    He’s hard to penetrate. He could be sitting three inches in front of you: you ask your journalistic questions—what impact do you hope your music has? how does it feel to represent Israel?—and he gives you his practiced routine answer, flipping his thick, black dreadlocks from... read on

  • Written by a writer on strike!

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 14, 2007 | 4:00 pm

    A clever parody on the strike that’s taken over town reached my inbox earlier today. Starring Avi Rothman and Seth Menachem, director Oren Kaplan gives us a glimpse of what’s going on in coffee shops around the city with “WGA Strike Gets Violent”...

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