Jewish Journal

Keeping Our Humanity

Michael Yadegaran

July 25, 2014 | 6:31 pm

I was that new, shy kid in the corner of the classroom. My parents had just enrolled me in Hebrew school with the intention of preparing me for my Bar Mitzvah, but I was about to walk... read on

  • The Art of the Bazaari

    Arash Elon Ghadooshahy

    July 23, 2014 | 11:21 am

    “Az Een Sotoon Be On Sotoon Faraj Hast”

    "From one column to another, there is freedom."

    There is an ancient Persian parable that recounts how an innocent man was once accused of stealing. He was ordered by the king to be tied to a column and whipped until he admitted his crime... read on

  • Rockets and Weddings: One LA Girl’s Experience in Israel During ‘Operation Protective Edge’

    Donna Maher

    July 18, 2014 | 5:28 am

    TEl AVIV--I'm not Israeli. I'm a young Iranian-American Jewish woman that lives in Los Angeles and is visiting in Israel. But recently, I've had to run, duck, and find shelter from Hamas rockets, like all Israelis.

    I am in Israel for my best friend's wedding. Since armed... read on