Jewish Journal

Blessings to Count

By  David A. Lehrer

July 7, 2015 | 12:50 pm

It’s a bit of a cliché, but true nevertheless, that it often takes fresh eyes for people to see what is right before them. We become jaded to the benefits we... More.

  • Greece and Conspiracies

    By  David A. Lehrer

    July 1, 2015 | 3:27 pm

    As Greece and its financial woes and mercurial behavior dominate the headlines this week, it’s serendipitous that the Anti-Defamation League published... More.

  • “Tidal Shifts” in Attitudes

    By  David A. Lehrer

    June 25, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    This week the Gallup organization reported on a poll it had completed on “Support for Nontraditional Candidates." It noted that there had been “tidal... More.

  • Community Advocates On the Air Tonight

    By  David A. Lehrer

    June 23, 2015 | 1:26 pm

    Community Advocates’ vice president, Joe Hicks, will be a guest this evening on KCRW’s Which Way LA? with host Warren Olney at 7:00PM on 89.9 FM. He... More.

  • Undermining Progress

    By David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    June 12, 2015 | 11:56 am

    As veterans of forty years in the non-profit world, we have learned that just because an individual, or even an organization, professes commitment to a... More.

  • Eyes Wide Shut*

    By  David A. Lehrer

    June 5, 2015 | 2:18 pm

    The Washington Post published a wonderful essay this past week nominally about China (“For American Pundits, China isn’t a country. It’s a... More.

  • NEUTRAL AT ALL COST: 60 Minutes’ take on the Gaza War

    By Judea Pearl, The Chancellor's professor of computer science and statistics at UCLA and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation.

    May 12, 2015 | 11:02 am

    I recently watched the CBS 60 Minutes' segment "The Lesson of War" in which correspondent Scott Pelley attempts to deal with the question, "Can peace be... More.

  • UCLA Center for Jewish Studies’ Strange Choice

    David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    April 29, 2015 | 11:20 am

    We hadn’t planned to write again about Cornel West’s appearance at the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies symposium on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel this... More.

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