Jewish Journal

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 Fantasyland”). But... 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.

  • Larry Mantle Celebrates 30 years with Community Advocates’ Joe Hicks

    By  David A. Lehrer

    April 24, 2015 | 11:14 am

    This month KPCCs Larry Mantle celebrated Airtalk's thirty years on the air---the longest running daily talk show broadcast in Southern California. Larry... More.

  • Diminishing Heschel

    By David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    April 20, 2015 | 1:02 pm

    Today we received an email from UCLA’s Center for Jewish Studies. The mailing reported on the impressive array of programs that the Center seems to be... More.

  • Taken for a Multi-million Dollar Ride

    By David A. Lehrer and Joe R. Hicks

    April 9, 2015 | 11:58 am

    Last week the Los Angeles City Council approved a settlement of $2.45 million in the case of Cheryl Aichele v City of Los Angeles, a federal case... More.

  • Getting It—-Courtesy of The Daily Show

    By  David A. Lehrer

    April 3, 2015 | 2:00 pm

    Comedy Central’s The Daily Show is, in many ways, a barometer of contemporary American society and its evolution.

    Jon Stewart, host of the show since... More.

  • Loopholes and Exceptions

    By  David A. Lehrer

    April 2, 2015 | 10:50 am

    The bubbling controversy about Indiana’s newly adopted “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” has demonstrated once again the ease with which... More.

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