Jewish Journal

Stem cell saga

By Danielle Berrin

August 27, 2007 | 3:35 pm

The bomb scare threatened to overtake the evening. There was a “suspicious toy” found leaning against the wall of Sinai Temple. Police set up a blockade, cordoning off the streets and... read on

  • Shabbat Shalom, Hey! (challah)

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 24, 2007 | 4:47 pm

    Shabbat would not be Shabbat without challah. The soft golden-brown loaf of bread that graces Jewish dinner tables around the world each Friday night has about as many recipes as there are Jewish mothers. Wheat, eggless, sesame seed, poppy seed, raisin, chocolate chip, olive,... read on

  • ‘Rush Hour 3’ director Brett Ratner doesn’t care to show up

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 23, 2007 | 5:53 pm

    I didn’t anticipate the buzz. But then Brett Ratner got profiled in The Miami Herald and my grandmother called to tell me alllll about the nice Jewish boy from Beach High who became a big Hollywood director (and subsequently invited his grandparents to cohabit his Beverly Hills... read on

  • Femmes on fire

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 22, 2007 | 5:05 pm

    Smart, sassy, beautiful, sexy and talented. That’s the word on the women in this 100% female-centric serenade, set to inflame Woodley Park this Saturday, Aug. 25 at the first annual Los Angeles Women’s Music Festival. “Females on Fire” features 50 female-fronted acts performing music... read on

  • Where are all the Jews?

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 21, 2007 | 6:56 pm

    That’s what I kept thinking as I wandered up and down the multiple wooden staircases of the House of Blues on Sunset Boulevard on Saturday night.

    The August 18 cocktail mixer and “Lost 80s” Live Concert was supposed to be the centerpiece event of JDate’s Schmooz-a-Palooza, a... read on

  • Adam Stein: the final take

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 21, 2007 | 9:31 am

    The talent has dwindled from 12,000 to 3.

    The only filmmakers that remain “On The Lot” are Jason Epperson (Winchester, Kentucky), Will Bigham (Canyon, Texas) and Adam Stein (Miami, Florida). Last week, they screened two films that best exemplify their skills as directors and viewers... read on

  • A sight to be seen

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 20, 2007 | 4:54 pm

    Last week I took my sister to see the Donald Margulies play, “Sight Unseen,” at art/works theatre on Santa Monica Blvd. When we walked up to the tiny theatre in the waning evening light and saw only one couple lingering outside, I figured we were either a little early (it was 7:40... read on

  • Jonah Hill is ‘Superbad’

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 20, 2007 | 1:16 pm

    Jonah Hill got discovered in a bar. It was storytelling/poetry night at “Black and White,” a hip joint in Manhattan’s East Village, when a couple of peers noticed this funnyman. They suggested Hill meet their father, who turned out to be Dustin Hoffman. After that, Hill (a Los... read on

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Written by Danielle Berrin and Dikla Kadosh

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