Jewish Journal

Beating up Big Brother

By Dikla Kadosh

August 29, 2007 | 1:38 pm

Unless you’ve been living under a big rock, you’ve heard by now about Amber’s anti-Semitic rant on CBS’s Big Brother 8. The shockingly ignorant and offensive remarks, whispered under her... read on

  • A late night mensch

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 28, 2007 | 4:30 pm

    Avi Liberman is a Jewish comedian. I know what you’re thinking: so what? Jewish comedians are about as common in LA as single Jewish women in their 40s. And I don’t mean that in a derogatory manner, I’m only referencing a recent explosive editorial by our Editor-in-Chief, Rob Eshman.... read on

  • Stem cell saga

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 27, 2007 | 3:35 pm

    The bomb scare threatened to overtake the evening. There was a “suspicious toy” found leaning against the wall of Sinai Temple. Police set up a blockade, cordoning off the streets and summoning the bomb squad. A lady I met on the circuitous walk asked if I was heading towards the... read on

  • Shabbat Shalom, Hey! (challah)

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 24, 2007 | 4:47 pm

    Shabbat would not be Shabbat without challah. The soft golden-brown loaf of bread that graces Jewish dinner tables around the world each Friday night has about as many recipes as there are Jewish mothers. Wheat, eggless, sesame seed, poppy seed, raisin, chocolate chip, olive,... read on

  • ‘Rush Hour 3’ director Brett Ratner doesn’t care to show up

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 23, 2007 | 5:53 pm

    I didn’t anticipate the buzz. But then Brett Ratner got profiled in The Miami Herald and my grandmother called to tell me alllll about the nice Jewish boy from Beach High who became a big Hollywood director (and subsequently invited his grandparents to cohabit his Beverly Hills... read on

  • Femmes on fire

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 22, 2007 | 5:05 pm

    Smart, sassy, beautiful, sexy and talented. That’s the word on the women in this 100% female-centric serenade, set to inflame Woodley Park this Saturday, Aug. 25 at the first annual Los Angeles Women’s Music Festival. “Females on Fire” features 50 female-fronted acts performing music... read on

  • Where are all the Jews?

    By Dikla Kadosh

    August 21, 2007 | 6:56 pm

    That’s what I kept thinking as I wandered up and down the multiple wooden staircases of the House of Blues on Sunset Boulevard on Saturday night.

    The August 18 cocktail mixer and “Lost 80s” Live Concert was supposed to be the centerpiece event of JDate’s Schmooz-a-Palooza, a... read on

  • Adam Stein: the final take

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 21, 2007 | 9:31 am

    The talent has dwindled from 12,000 to 3.

    The only filmmakers that remain “On The Lot” are Jason Epperson (Winchester, Kentucky), Will Bigham (Canyon, Texas) and Adam Stein (Miami, Florida). Last week, they screened two films that best exemplify their skills as directors and viewers... read on

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Written by Danielle Berrin and Dikla Kadosh

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