Jewish Journal

  • Must Christians vote Republican?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 14, 2012 | 9:44 am

    In a post titled, “Was Jesus a Democrat or Republican?”, Jeff Myers writes:

    I recently received an email from my Christian friend, Bruce, who expressed some of the same frustration. He wrote: “Some of my church brothers and sisters were appalled when I showed up at home group... read on

  • New look for Ultra-Orthodox men who want to see less

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 14, 2012 | 6:22 am

    YNet reports on a poor prescription tool used by Ultra Orthodox Jewish men who want to avoid seeing women they consider to be immodestly dressed:

    The ultra-Orthodox community’s unofficial “modesty patrols” are selling glasses with special blur-inducing stickers on their lenses. The... read on

  • Still on Interstate 10

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 13, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Blogging from the road on a three-day drive across the country has proven a bit more difficult than anticipated. Time to get caught up on what’s been happening in the world not involving Paul Ryan.

  • Head east, young man?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 11, 2012 | 9:48 am

    It’s been a taxing last two weeks getting my family’s affairs in order and boxing up our place.  At midnight last night, my co-pilot (aka my dad) and I jumped on the 10 and started driving east. Destination: Miami, where I’ll be working for the next year (and where there is an... read on

  • Westboro Baptist says Sikh shooter was doing God’s work

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 7, 2012 | 2:19 pm

    And if you want to know what the nuts at Westboro Baptist Church had to say about the murder of six people who didn’t share the Westboro belief system, here is what Westboro leader Fred Phelps tweeted:

  • Shaking the Sikh peace

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 7, 2012 | 12:04 pm

    One of those unfinished project from my days as senior writer at The Jewish Journal was a piece on Southern California skinheads and neo-Nazis. I did the piece about the academic that white supremacists love, but I never finished an “American History X”-type piece.

    The reasons such... read on

  • Aly Raisman gets the gold for her floor exercise

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 7, 2012 | 11:56 am

    Aly Raisman is quickly making American Jews forget about their former golden girl of gymnastics, Kerri Strug. Not only does Raisman perform her floor exercises to “Hava Nagila,” but today she took home the gold at the London Olympics.

    From CBS News:

    Perhaps energized by her... read on

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