Jewish Journal

Lennon’s life before death

By Danielle Berrin

December 20, 2007 | 9:02 pm

Ten days before John Lennon was killed, photographer Allan Tannenbaum captured intimate portraits of the music legend and his wife, Yoko Ono. Reluctant to capitalize on what were certainly... read on

  • (Not) The Love Boat: Chanukah-at-Sea 2

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 19, 2007 | 12:15 pm

    The motion of the ocean is clinging steadfast to our souls, so when ATID director Stacey Zackin sent out the following survey about the Chanukah cruise, our very own Amy Klein decided to respond in kind.

    Here’s what Amy (really) thought about our weekend at sea:

    1. My favorite... read on

  • My first Hollywood premiere

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 17, 2007 | 12:05 pm

    We’re inundated by Hollywood imagery everywhere we go: billboards, supermarkets, television and of course, the movies. No matter how much we love its products or despise its prevalence, it is undeniably compelling. It’s glamorous and decadent, although beset by the trappings of... read on

  • CalGirls picks now online!

    By Dikla Kadosh

    December 13, 2007 | 11:29 am

    Looking for something last minute to do tonight? Need help planning an outing with out-of-town guests? Want to find the hottest Jewish gathering on Christmas Eve?

    The Calendar Girls are here to help! Our picks for the week, published regularly in The Jewish Journal, is now available... read on

  • Chanukah at Sea

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 11, 2007 | 10:10 am

    This weekend, I couldn’t help but think about Titanic. I’ve only been on a real cruise once before but I vicariously sailed James Cameron’s Titanic more times than I’d like to admit—and not just for Leo. Sailing out into the open sea had its appeal: unadulterated leisure, fanciful... read on

  • Fall in love

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 7, 2007 | 9:09 am

    The story was their own.

    At the turn of the 21st century, a veteran actress struggles to keep Yiddish theater alive in New York. She desperately searches for money and a miracle to extend the run of a show scheduled to close on the last day of Chanukah. Years later, two impassioned... read on

  • VideoJew Chanukah series

    By Dikla Kadosh

    December 6, 2007 | 12:08 pm

    In case you missed Jay Firestone’s highly entertaining holiday mini-series, here’s one of the videos, featuring yours truly, The Calendar Girls:

    To see the rest of Jay’s videos - every day of Chanukah features a new one - visit The Jewish Journal homepage and scroll ALL the way down to the bottom left corner.

    May all your lights be on this Chanukah!

  • Gimme gourmet latkes!

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 5, 2007 | 12:23 pm

    Jewish holidays are famously all about the food. This Chanukah, a big-city super chef is nixing the brisket in favor of something more sexy.

    Eric Greenspan, head chef of the Foundry on Melrose, made the cover of the L.A. Times’ food section today because he’s got the recipe for... read on

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Written by Danielle Berrin and Dikla Kadosh

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