Jewish Journal

Wish you were here you are

by Rachel Zucker

20 hours ago

Central Park, image via Shutterstock.com

time isn’t the same for everyone there is

science behind this when you fly into space

you’re not experiencing time at the same rate

as someone tethered to Earth & someone

moving... read full article

  • “While God Weeps”

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    21 hours ago

    While God Weeps,

    The children of Abraham continue to slaughter one another,

    As it was before, so it is now, hatred and mistrust fogging our ability to see the humanity in one another.  Palestinians unable to see the humanity in Isaac, Israelis unable to see the humanity in...

  • Mid-East politics at Israel’s Jerusalem International Film Festival

    by Ella Taylor

    21 hours ago

    Speaking at the July 10 opening ceremony of this year’s Jerusalem International Film Festival, which was moved at the last minute from the outdoor Sultan’s Pool venue to protect guests from Hamas rockets, the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, a former high-tech entrepreneur in a...

  • “Hollywood Exiles in Europe” film series at the Hammer Museum

    By Tom Teicholz

    21 hours ago

    Stories of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and ’50s are, by now, well known. Many books, articles and documentaries exist about the lives of actors, screenwriters and directors who the studios deemed unemployable because of their association — real or alleged — with the...

  • Israeli artists, Orit Raff and Nir Evron, at LAXART

    By Tom Teicholz

    21 hours ago

    Art — both making it and enjoying it — seems a luxury in times of war. Yet the work of two Israeli artists, Orit Raff and Nir Evron, showing at the contemporary art space LAXART through Aug. 23, is not only a worthy distraction from the psychic weight of current events but also a...

  • “Young and Hungry” consultant, Gabi Moskowitz, tackles Kosher cooking

    by Jessica Ritz

    22 hours ago

    Much of Gabi Moskowitz’s career path reflects the current plugged-in, hyper-technological times we live in. And yet her experience is also rooted in a particularly traditional Jewish-American experience. 

    The food blogger, cookbook author and executive consultant to “Young &...

  • Moeen banned from wearing pro-Palestinian wristbands

    by Tess Cutler

    2 days ago

    UPDATE: After England cricketer Moeen Ali sported pro-Palestinian wristbands (with slogans “Free Gaza” and “Save Palestine” inscribed on the bands) at a Southampton match on Monday, July 28, the International Cricket Council issued a public statement the following day, threatening...

  • Late ‘Jackass’ star Ryan Dunn mistaken for soldier killed in Gaza


    2 days ago

    A New Zealand newspaper is making apologies after it accidentally ran a front page picture of the late "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn, thinking he was a New Zealand-born Israeli soldier.

    The editor of the New Zealand Herald took full responsibility Monday for the error.

    Both on the cover of its print edition and on its website, the outlet ran a photo of Dunn thinking he was Staff Sgt. Guy Boyland, a soldier killed Friday during combat in Gaza. Boyland was featured in the paper's cover story.

    Read more on latimes.com.

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