Jewish Journal

  • Mozza makes Melrose

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 24, 2007 | 2:19 pm

    Every Jew loves a good Italian restaurant. How lucky for Los Angeles then, that a true taste of Puglia has planted itself on the corner of Melrose and Highland—in not one incarnation, but two: a pipin’ pizzeria and an opulent osteria. A collaboration between chef Mario Batali, his... read on

  • “On The Lot” and on the record

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 23, 2007 | 11:55 am

    It’s American Idol for filmmakers—a highly competitive, strut-your-stuff television show that provides amateur filmmakers with the tools, toys and teachers that comprise a mini-film school. Okay, it’s better than American Idol, because there are a million greenbacks involved and no... read on

  • What would Spielberg do?

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 20, 2007 | 3:28 pm

    Every aspiring Jewish filmmaker could learn a lesson or two from Steven, but how many of them will actually feel the warmth of his wing around their shoulder? Adam Stein hopes he’ll be the one chosen for that golden opportunity.

    The 29-year-old USC film school graduate is one of the... read on

  • To date or not to date

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 19, 2007 | 1:27 pm

    Last week at FNL, ATID Director Stacey Zackin announced, “Next month at Friday Night Live, the editor of The Jewish Journal will be here to discuss dating.”


    Not that we wouldn’t be elated to hear the adorable Rob Eshman disseminate dating advice, but folks—the man is... read on

  • Scholars shake up Shabbat

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 17, 2007 | 12:30 pm

    Until Friday, I had never recited the shema next to a man wearing a kufi atop his head. Come to think of it, I had never seen anything but a kippah adorn heads in a Jewish synagogue. But this past Shabbat was an exception; not only did I see kufis, I saw keffiyehs and kente cloth... read on

  • Elephants roam the streets of downtown

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 16, 2007 | 6:10 pm

    A herd of animals, including 10 Asian elephants, 14 horses and 3 ponies are going to be strolling through the Fashion District tomorrow morning at around 4:45 a.m. When they get to the corner of Maple Avenue and 18th street, they’re going to take a bath courtesy of the LA fire... read on

  • Mikey Weinstein: a man on a mission

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 12, 2007 | 1:25 pm

    Mikey Weinstein is no Christian, but his knowledge of Christianity is astounding. The other night, he entertained an L.A. audience by depicting an imaginary dialogue between himself (The Jew) and Jesus Christ (The Evangelical Christian), as they meet on the corner of Wilshire... read on

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Written by Danielle Berrin and Dikla Kadosh

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