Jewish Journal

  • New Years Resolutions for Israel

    By Orit Arfa

    December 30, 2012 | 10:33 pm

    Countries should not be immune to self-reflection and resolving to make some positive changes. So, on occassion of 2013, I'm not going to make resolutions for myself, but for the country I love, Israel.

    1. I resolve not to be so hung up on world opinion and instead be concerned... read on

  • All I Want for Christmas Is Good Jewish Pop-Rock

    By Orit Arfa

    December 25, 2012 | 3:37 pm

    Forgive me Father for I have sinned.

    At a recent trip to Nashville, I walked into a Christian mega-store called Lifeways across the street from my hotel. What better way to get a taste of Southern culture?

    I was floored by the beautiful, impecabble floor filled with Christian... read on

  • “Reframe”: A “Pick-up” Technique to Advocate for Israel

    By Orit Arfa

    December 18, 2012 | 9:43 pm

    When I was a singles columnist, I became a student of male-female courtship and delved for several months in the pick-up art (PUA) industry. (Read an e-book I wrote on the subject under a pseudonym). This industry has its own lingo, its own culture. But what I realized is that many... read on

  • Welcome to the zAngel

    By  Orit Arfa

    December 17, 2012 | 3:51 pm

    Welcome to the zAngel blog, formerly known as the “ZOAngel” blog from my days as Executive Director of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), Western Region. But while I’m no longer with the ZOA because I stood up for my principles, I’m still an “angel” and I still got a lot of... read on




Orit Arfa can aptly be described as a Renaissance Woman. A writer of fiction, non-fiction and music, a painter, and a Zionist activist, Orit’s interests span many media.


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