Jewish Journal

  • Sweet Jesus

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 30, 2007 | 12:06 pm

    A New York artist has sculpted a life-size Jesus with his arms spread wide and his feet together, in the position of one being crucified. It’s made of chocolate and Christ is NAKED—endowment and all. (Click here to see.)

    The artist’s creation, which will be on display in New York... read on

  • America’s next top rabbi

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 28, 2007 | 5:59 pm


    Hier.jpgTwo years ago, Time magazine published this list of America’s top evangelicals. Newsweek, in its April 2 issue, online now, has decided to rank the nation’s top 50 rabbis.

    Not surprisingly, Angelenos and New Yorkers dominate the list. Top honors go... read on

  • Detroit pastor goes Gatsby

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 27, 2007 | 10:06 pm


    Mansion.jpgOur sister paper in Detroit has a mind-blowing story about a Christian minister whose church bought him this $3.65 million mansion. The 11,000 sq-foot mini-palace also qualifies as a tax deduction, at the cost of $40,000 a year to Redford Township.... read on

  • The lost Jewish athletes

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 27, 2007 | 3:55 pm

    Last summer, when the former Dodger Shawn Green took the field of Shea Stadium as a Met for the first time, a Jewish fan held up a poster with Green’s photo and the words, “The messiah has arrived.”

    Whether Shawn Green wanted to be, NY fans saw him as the second coming of... read on

  • The Rev. Al’s big gay comments

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 21, 2007 | 5:44 pm


    Is homosexuality hereditary?

    Since the early ‘90s, some medical research has answered “Yes.” Conversely, conservative members of the Abrahamic religions – Islam, Judaism and Christianity – have argued against a biological basis for sexuality: If man is created in... read on

  • What’s in a faith?

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 21, 2007 | 4:24 pm

    BudBurn.jpgIt’s really a philosophical query, one reporters aren’t well-suited or aptly trained to answer. But the current case of Temple 420, a Hollywood congregation that reads the Bible and smokes marijuana to communicate with God, is begging the question.

    The Rev. Craig X Rubin, a minister... read on

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