Can The Santa Monica Synagogue break the Guinness Book of World Record’s record for most simultaneous dreidel spins?
We go to Simcha Monica to report . . .
December 31, 2008 | 6:22 pm
With about 500-600 pro-Palestinian demonstrators and about 250 Israel supporters (my estimates), this was one of the more heated protests I’ve been to.
The 'Ignore No More' app allows parents to shut down all the functions of their kid's cellphones until...
In a Skype interview with Lebanese TV, Hamas spokeswoman Isra Al-Mudallal acknowledged that Hamas...
This news segment by Australian journalist Andrew Bolt is going viral-- at least in the Jewish world.
Musician Mikey Pauker just release his next single and music video "Miracle of You."
December 26, 2008 | 1:42 pm
December 16, 2008 | 1:00 pm
A Chanukah video collaboration and I wasn’t involved? Shame on me.
If I had been on my game, I would’ve submitted a dynamite candle lighting clip (maybe even with real dynamite). I’d bring all the VideoJew friends together (Jelvis, Gino, Aaron Kemp, the guys from the kosher Subway, mah-jongg lady Elaine Sandberg)...the list could go on forever. But I suppose the VideoJew holiday special will have to wait until next year.
For the full effect, visit http://passthecandle.com/
November 3, 2008 | 6:03 pm
Volume V: Jew vs. Wild
One of the main reasons I moved to Los Angeles was for the weather. Unfortunately, it took me a few months before I really started taking advantage of the climate and outdoor activities, like hiking, fishing, swimming, sailing, sunbathing, people watching, breathing, etc. And of course, the common stereotype exists that Jews and the wilderness are not a match made in heaven. But I traveled deep into the wild (Santa Monica pier and the Hollywood Hills) to prove that in the battle between Jews and the wild…Jews win.
October 30, 2008 | 8:18 pm
This morning I went to shoot a protest outside the Los Angeles Times in downtown L.A. Enraged McCain supporters picketed the publication for withholding the release of a video tape showing Barack Obama at an event honoring harsh critic of Israel, Rashid Khalidi.
It wasn’t a... read on
October 23, 2008 | 4:27 pm
Volume IV: The Hollywood Dream
This segment could arguably fit into Volume III, but given its significance to the L.A. community, it seemed worthy of special attention. Sure, Hollywood is filled with Jews, but what does it take to succeed as a Jew? I talked to a professional in the business to find out.
October 16, 2008 | 4:43 pm
Volume III: Jewish L.A.—Online Oct. 17
With one of the largest Jewish populations in the country, Angelenos don’t hesitate to flaunt the city’s Jewish culture. Discover the exciting opportunities of the Jewish neighborhoods—from the butcher shop to a great place to buy a yarmulke.
For a full schedule, click here.