Jewish Journal

  • One Serious Problem Gone

    By  David A. Lehrer

    February 1, 2012 | 4:41 pm

    Over the past few days, the press reported a welcomed reminder of how America has been transforming itself over recent decades. Not in the depressing trajectory that is often the subject of the blather of 24/7 news outlets and their self-proclaimed “pundits.” Rather, by virtue of... read on

  • Higher Education’s Future?

    By  David A. Lehrer

    January 13, 2012 | 12:37 pm

    According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2008, 2.2 million freshman students, or 68.6 percent of all high school graduates, were enrolled in college. Most of the high school graduates who attend college are full-time students, though just under 40 percent of... read on

  • Ron Paul, The Media is Waking Up—Better Late Than Never

    By  David A. Lehrer

    December 21, 2011 | 5:09 pm

    We are nearly a year out from the next presidential election and there have been about a dozen Republican debates——more than enough time for the 24/7 news cycle and voracious cable news channels to inspect, examine and scour each candidate for every present and former wart. The... read on


    By  David A. Lehrer

    October 21, 2011 | 12:46 pm

    Earlier this week Community Advocates, in conjunction with the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Greater Los Angeles Press Club, KPCC 89.3 FM and KCRW, honored LA’s three finest broadcast journalists: Warren Olney, Patt Morrison and Larry Mantle. The three pillars of Los Angeles... read on

  • The City Council’s Shameless Pander

    By  David A. Lehrer

    October 20, 2011 | 3:54 pm

    Pander — to indulge somebody’s weaknesses or questionable wishes and tastes.

    When Webster comes out with its next edition, it might have as an exemplar of the phenomenon the resolution recently introduced and co-authored by seven members of the Los Angeles City Council on the... read on

  • Dance with who brung you

    By  David A. Lehrer

    September 28, 2011 | 5:07 pm

    The following op/ed appears on the Jewish Journal‘s opinion page today:

    That Zev Yaroslavsky is the most important local elected Jewish official is beyond dispute. For over three decades he has been a voice of reason and courage for, to and in the Jewish community.

    That three... read on

  • Justice is Done at UC Irvine

    By  David A. Lehrer

    September 23, 2011 | 6:58 pm

    The following appears in today’s OC Register:

    Today, the jury returned its verdict in the case of the “Irvine 11.” The case involved students who disrupted the speech of former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren at UC Irvine in February 2010. The jury properly... read on

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