Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Jewish Journal reorganizes for media’s digital age
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles is marking its upcoming 25th anniversary with a wide-ranging reorganization and diversification of its. . .
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
The Shofar: Not Just for High Holy Days Anymore
With our intentions — and especially our ears — tuned to the month of Elul, we might ask: Who turned up the shofar?
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Evan and Jaron and more!
The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance’s Ben-Gurion Society was crazy for pop duo Evan & Jaron during BG Live! at the Canyon Club on Oct. 18,
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Chabad Rabbi Trains for Dance-a-thon
Telethons always aim to break records, but this year the producers of the “Chabad ‘To Life!’ Telethon” hope to make the Guinness Book of. . .
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Actress Finds Feminist Fanboys in ‘Alien’ Places
It was a rarely seen role reversal. The line for the men’s restroom at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica was winding down the staircase on a recent. . .
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
In the J-blogosphere, everybody knows your screen name
"I didn't know there were non-Jewish bloggers," joked Likud leader and blogger Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu, who made a last-minute appearance to speak. . .
Thursday, August 7, 2008
The soldier in the center ring
As far as he has traveled, from Israel to Southern California, Ben-Binyamin has come an even greater distance in recent years in his transition. . .
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Jewish cowboy saddles up
The realty office would be a better fit in Tombstone, Ariz., than midcity Los Angeles. A wound rope hangs on a wall next to a breast collar, bull. . .
Thursday, July 3, 2008
Jewish identity defined—a la Facebook
Facebook has become far more than a social network; it is a virtual social necessity. The Jewish community has created a haven for there, claiming. . .
Thursday, June 19, 2008
‘Hoops’ harder than rocket science
Caltech has more Nobel laureates than any other university and is considered among the top five academic institutions in the world. The Pasadena. . .
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Royal recipes for the ‘princess’ in everyone
If you ask almost any Jew "What does a Jewish Princess make for dinner?" the answer would probably be the punchline of an old joke: "reservations.". . .
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Jewish Symphony finds ‘Kindred Spirits’ in gospel choir
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Kosher water makes a splash in the market
Whether you're drinking filtered, spring or mineral water, purity has long been considered a desired element in bottled water. But when it comes to. . .
Thursday, April 17, 2008
‘Heeb’ goes Hollywood
For Josh Neuman, publisher of Heeb magazine, there are two cities in America: New York and Los Angeles-and "all that s--- in the middle," which he's. . .
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Will L.A. top rabbis make ‘Top Rabbi’ list—again?
Last year, when Newsweek published its inaugural list of America's 50 most influential rabbis, Jay Sanderson, one of the list's creators, said he was. . .
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Enter Elijah, designated drinker
Passover is a holiday near and dear to Marc Jaffe's heart. So when the "Seinfeld" and "Mad About You" writer went to a friend's house for a seder. . .
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Cartoonist captures comics
Friedman's new book, "More Old Jewish Comedians" (Fantagraphics Books, $16.99), a sequel to his 2006 "Old Jewish Comedians," continues his humorous,. . .
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Mom and daughter climb ev’ry mountain
For Cheryl and Nikki Bart, ain't no mountain high enough. Seven years after their first adventure in Nepal, the Barts are heading back to Katmandu. . .
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Bruin coach is ready for March Madness
Growing up, Scott Garson's Calabasas family loved two things: Judaism and basketball. His mother, Corinne, was president of the Woodland Hills Reform. . .
Friday, March 7, 2008
Final Frontier calls to Nimoy
In 2002, Leonard Nimoy, now 76, said he was retiring from acting to focus on photography. But in May 2009, he'll return to the silver screen as the. . .
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Shmuley Update 2008: Now he’s fixing the ‘Broken Male’
The American male is broken and the only way to fix him is to redefine what makes him a success, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach says, adding that the American. . .
Friday, February 22, 2008
Scrolls for sale
The calligraphy on the coffee-colored parchment is crisp and clear, with delicately ascending crowns adorning the Hebrew letters. But rather than. . .
Thursday, February 14, 2008
How the West was funny
We haven't kept up with Ari Sandel since the nice Jewish boy from Calabasas came out of nowhere last year to win an Oscar for his hilarious short. . .
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Israel [hearts] Valentine's Day
Although many people today correlate St. Valentine's Day with Christianity, the contemporary, commercial holiday of love is actually rooted in. . .