Jewish Journal

Religion aces college

By Brad A. Greenberg

May 7, 2007 | 10:02 am

Despite what many conservative religious parents believe – I know; I grew up with them – American universities are not brainwashing their children to be godless intellectuals.... read on

  • Obama faltering with Jews

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 3, 2007 | 6:03 pm

    The Christian Science Monitor has an insightful read today on Sen. Barack Obama’s lackluster start courting the much needed “Jewish vote” in his quest for the presidency. (I put that in quotes because, despite the relevance of garnering the votes of Jews, God’s people do not vote as... read on

  • Christians and Jews together on Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 3, 2007 | 3:02 pm

    The Forward has a biting piece tomorrow about the newfound friendship between “John Hagee, the firebrand evangelical Christian minister from San Antonio, Texas,” who stole the show at Aipac’s convention in March, and a growing number of Jewish federations:

    “If you search... read on

  • Gay former governor entering seminary

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 2, 2007 | 6:02 pm

    McGreevey.jpgJim McGreevey, the former New Jersey governor who came out of the closet while in office and resigned because of an alleged affair, has converted into the Episcopal Church and will enter its General Theological Seminary in Manhattan. (The ordination of gay priests has become, to put... read on

  • Gere’s sexual offense

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 1, 2007 | 6:18 pm

    Gere.jpgHave you heard that story about Richard Gere? No, not the gerbil hoax that tainted Dr. T when I was a kid. But the one about Gere smooching Bollywood babe Shilpa Shetty at an AIDS awareness event in New Delhi last month.

    As my friend Manya Brachear points out on her blog for the... read on

  • If Turkey were secular

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 30, 2007 | 11:57 am

    Massive protests in Turkey yesterday highlighted the growing tension between religious Turks and their secular sisters in the predominantly Muslim country.

    Two weeks after three Bible sellers were murdered by Turkish zeoloats, the at least 700,000 secular protesters were concerned... read on

  • Pharoah and the LAFD

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 27, 2007 | 11:09 am

    LAFD’s public image continues to spiral down. My colleague, Eugene Tong, reported yesterday that someone had gotten on the PA of a fire station in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood (synonymous with L.A. Jewry) and sung, “Who let the Jews out?” to the tune of the Baha Men’s hit song.

    ... read on
  • God and aliens

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 25, 2007 | 11:13 pm

    Swiss scientist Michel Mayor, who was credited with co-finding the first planet outside our solar system, is now sleuthing for signs of alien life. What if he finds it? What would that mean for the religious faithful on planet Earth?

    It’s a vexing question, mostly because it seems... read on

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