Jewish Journal

  • The religion of Dennis Kucinich

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 30, 2007 | 1:41 am

    “I can only guarantee you five minutes.”

    In the middle of a park in Sierra Madre, on an absolutely perfect fall Sunday morning, Sharon Jimenez, senior adviser on the West Coast for U.S. Representative Dennis Kucinich’s campaign for president, is laying down some ground rules.... read on

  • Muslim rumors hurt Obama

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 4:05 pm

    The Forward reported this month that presidential candidates and major Muslim American organizations were keeping each other at arms’ length. Today, The Washington Post says questions about Islam keep dogging Barack Obama, who, in fact, is a member of an ultra-liberal Christian... read on

  • Why one UCLA soldier went to war

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 2:57 pm

    Lt. Mark Daily was the first UCLA alum to be killed in Iraq. (A plaque was recently hung in his honor in front of the Student Activities Center off of Bruin Plaza.) His death touched thousands upon thousands not simply because he was young and it was tragic, but because of the... read on

  • Rodney King shot

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 12:48 pm

    “Just wait. Every few years Rodney King gets in trouble.”

    That was my first city editor’s response when I started working at The Sun in San Bernardino and discovered King was a down-and-out resident of Rialto. I too was a resident of the forlorn industrial town wedged between... read on

  • Do GOP candidates believe every word of the Bible?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 11:28 am

    Joseph Dearing, 24, of Dallas says you can tell everything you need to know about a person by what he or she thinks of the Bible.

    He got a chance to get some answers during Wednesday’s GOP CNN/YouTube debate when his question, No. 20, was asked: Do you believe every word of... read on

  • ‘Stalking celebrities in LA’s churches’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 9:32 am

    One of my favorite memories of living in Los Angeles was seeing David Hasselhoff looking for a seat at church. I attend Bel Air Presbyterian, where ever few months it seems Britney Spears is rumored to have been seen and where I once turned around during the greeting and shook hands... read on

  • ‘Refighting the Wars of Religion’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 29, 2007 | 8:38 am

    Pegged to the ascendancy of The New Atheists and Mark Lilla’s “The Stillborn God,” the current issue of Commentary looks at “Refighting the Wars of Religion”:

    The liberal Protestant cave-in to Prussian militarism and German nationalism in turn triggered a messianic or apocalyptic... read on

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