Jewish Journal

  • A fresh folk experience

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 6, 2007 | 2:37 pm

    I’m an avid dancer. I don’t know how to salsa and I’ve never put on a ballet slipper, but I can do debkas and horas all night long!

    I’ve been Israeli folk dancing since the age of three because my dad is a choreographer and used to be a teacher. Every Wednesday night, I dance... read on

  • Jews get down all over town

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 5, 2007 | 9:41 am

    Liami Lawrence, the man behind Sababa, posted a bulletin on myspace last friday that read (in part): “THERE WERE 2 OTHER PARTIES LAST NIGHT IN OUR COMMUNITY. AND WHILE WE HAD THE MOST PEOPLE OF ALL THE PARTIES AND SOMEONE TOLD ME I WON- BECAUSE OF THAT - DIDN’T.”

    On Thursday, June... read on

  • You’re invited: 4th of July Malibu BBQ

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 4, 2007 | 10:07 am

    Disappointed that there’s no drinking allowed anywhere on L.A. County beaches? So are we…

    Luckily, JconnectLA has managed to preserve the integrity of summer’s best loved holiday. If you’re scrambling for a last minute party that promises a good time—we’re recommending this hip... read on

  • LA film fest: a cross to bear

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 2, 2007 | 11:35 pm

    In his sweeping literary work, “Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews: A History,” former Catholic priest James Carroll traces the confluence of religion, politics and violence from Jesus’s crucifixion to the present day. Through his exploration of European Christian... read on

  • LA film fest: the price of champagne

    By Dikla Kadosh

    June 28, 2007 | 2:20 pm

    Ze’ev Gur Arie, aka “The Champagne Spy,” was an Israeli Mossad agent in the 1960’s who was eventually caught by Egyptian authorities. The price he paid for living a lavish double life as a wealthy ex-Nazi horse breeder was nothing compared to the price everyone around him had to pay.... read on

  • Wiesenthal dinner honors heroes and movie moguls

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 27, 2007 | 3:02 pm

    L-R: Rabbi Meyer May, SWC Executive Director; Queen Latifah; President & COO Time Warner Inc, Jeff Bewkes; Michael Lynne; Robert Shaye;emcee for the evening, CNN’s Larry King; SWC Dean & Founder, Rabbi Marvin Hier; CEO Dreamworks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg; and SWC Board of... read on

  • World of Jewtopia

    By Dikla Kadosh

    June 26, 2007 | 11:00 am

    Hollywood dreamers Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson borrowed $60,000 from their parents and maxed out their credit cards for an additional $20,000 to finance the original Jewtopia play back in 2003. The comedic play had an unbelievable 17 month-run at the Coast Playhouse in Los Angeles... read on

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Written by Danielle Berrin and Dikla Kadosh

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