June 2, 2008 | 4:26 pm
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May 13, 2008 | 4:52 pm
May 8, 2008 | 4:47 pm
JJLA Editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman was featured today on 89.3 KPCC. In case you missed his segment about Israel during your drive to work this morning, here it is in its entirety:
I love Israel.
When I hear an American Jew say that, when I hear myself say that, I always stop to... read on
May 6, 2008 | 4:31 pm
Our esteemed chief, the Jewish Journal’s Rob Eshman, will be featured on KPCC 89.3 FM this Thursday, May 8 during the station’s day-long programming in honor of Israel’s 60th anniversary.
His two-minute commentary on what Israel means to American Jews will air during Morning Edition... read on
May 2, 2008 | 4:24 pm
I left Israel when I was six years old. There are only a fistful of fuzzy memories that remain from my childhood in Kfar Saba.
But recently, a vivid memory floated to the surface of my mind:
The sorrowful wailing of a siren sounding throughout Israel at the very same moment.
For... read on
May 2, 2008 | 12:22 am
May 2, 2008 | 12:14 am
Ruth Messinger’s face is like a map of all the countries she’s visited. Visible in the lines of her skin, there are pangs of hunger, the violence of genocide, the ravages of poverty; but in her eyes - drip irrigation begins in a small Mexican village, an HIV-infected woman and her... read on
April 29, 2008 | 4:05 pm
60 bloggers, 60 days, 60 different spins on Israel.
If you haven’t already done so, check out the new site 60 bloggers for Israel, a blog devoted to thoughts on Israel that features a different post each day leading up to Yom Ha’atzmaut.
The project, dreamed up by Craig Taubman... read on