Jewish Journal

  • 9/11 reflections

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 11, 2007 | 10:35 am

    A couple of links for this anniversary morning.

    GetReligion links to a reporter’s notebook from the morning of the 9/11 attacks.

    Then, seconds later, the crown of the south tower did a little twist, and there was that horrible, horrible roar, which I can hear inside my head as I... read on

  • ‘America to the Rescue’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 10, 2007 | 9:12 pm

    This segment from “The Daily Show” two weeks ago starts a bit slow, but I found it’s message about American arms sales worth a sad, tired laugh.

  • Psalms of Larry David

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 10, 2007 | 4:18 pm

    “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” one of my favorite shows because of uncomfortable similarities my wife and friends have noted between me and the show’s star, Larry David, returned last night to HBO and much fanfare.

    In anticipation, the arts and entertainment editor for the
    Jewish Exponent... read on

  • Jesus loves company

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 10, 2007 | 11:18 am

    Are you reading this Roy Moore?

    From the religion blog for Monday-morning thieves:

    The courthouse in Slidell, La., had a portrait of Jesus on the wall, with the words, “To know peace, obey these laws.” This put a burr under the saddle of the American Civil Liberties Union, which... read on

  • Israeli neo-Nazis

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 9, 2007 | 1:22 pm

    Jews too can be great anti-Semites. History proves that. (Not the same as Larry David whistling Wagner.) Still, this article today in Haaretz, sent to me by Paul in Barcelona, is surprising and most certainly unsettling.

    The Interior Ministry said Sunday that it would consider... read on

  • The transsexual minister and the president’s pick for America’s physician

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 9, 2007 | 12:01 pm

    Talk about worlds colliding.

    The LA Times this morning took note of a transsexual United Methodist minister—the former Rev. Ann Gordon, now Drew Phoenix—mentioned here in May. But an interesting twist on the story is this:

    (w)hen Phoenix, 48, was reappointed to another year of... read on

  • Grace and idolatry on the gridiron

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 7, 2007 | 6:57 pm

    Yes, with the Colts blowing out the Saints last night, another pro football season is upon us. Hallelujah. (Though for me, the big gameday is college Saturday.) In honor, Christianity Today questions the righteousness of all our armchair quarterbacking in a lengthy story published... read on

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