September 20, 2018

Jewish Journal

PARSHA: BO, Exodus 10:1-2 “Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh. For I have hardened his heart and the hearts of his courtiers,
Can anyone today really be happily married for more than 50 years? I don’t mean the way a Hollywood producer bragged about how easily...
A Meaning Lost in Translation In his Jan. 12 column “A Hunger for Memory,” David Suissa quotes Aomar Boum’s book “Memories of Absence"...
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) “Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” 1907. Oil, silver and gold on canvas. This portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, a wealthy...
Stand-up comedian Wendy Liebman has performed on late-night TV talk shows hosted by Johnny Carson, David Letterman,
PARSHA: Va’era, EXODUS 6:10-13 “The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Go and tell Pharaoh king of Egypt to let the Israelites depart from his land.’
Author Was Indeed a Mensch While your annual “Mensch List” issue (cover story, Jan. 5) highlighted people who embody the Jewish community’s future,
When I enrolled my first child in Jewish day school almost 20 years ago, I was enthralled with the prospect that he would be educated “Jewishly.”
FROM THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, MARCH 3, 1940: Text of the proclamation: “Because the above ornament which has been a symbol of...
The Modern Language Association (MLA), the largest academic discipline-based faculty organization in the US has been debating resolutions to boycott...
Inspired to Share Her Own Survivor Story I was quite moved by Jane Ulman’s story on Mina Wilner (“Mina Wilner: Saved by a ‘Remarkable Woman,’ ” Nov. 3). 
Benny wanted to say something then, to ask a question that he couldn’t quite bring to the forefront of his mind. But something about his friend’s eyes,
PARSHA: Vayigash, Genesis 45: 1-3 “Joseph could no longer control himself before all his attendants, and he cried out, ‘Have everyone withdraw from me!’
The demise of the movie theater has long been predicted but has yet to happen. The final nail in the coffin may be streaming services like Netflix...
Standing at his booth in the Los Angeles Convention Center, Willy Zelowitz looked like any middle-aged salesman: a button-down shirt, ordinary pants...
We were wrong. As Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky pointed out,
Photographer Youssef Boudlal A girl from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border...
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