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Yehuda Avner, Ambassador and Advisor, Dies at 86

Yehuda Avner, an advisor and speechwriter to 5 Israeli prime ministers whose landmark memoir chronicled the rich early history of Israel, has died.

Craig Taubman Takes on Wilshire Blvd. Temple Critics

A heated Facebook debate has broken out over whether the $120 - $150 million rennovation of Wilshire Blvd. Temple in Los Angeles is worth...

Yes, Bob Filner Is Jewish

We know what you're thinking: Please, please, please tell me he's not Jewish. But, alas, no such luck. The right honorable mayor of San Diego, who...

Norway’s Last 819 Jews Are NOT Leaving the Country

There's an email going around with the headline, "Norway's last 819 jews are now leaving the country." Bottom line: it's false. The Jewish Journal has received...

Los Angeles Mayoral Debate — The Jewish Version

Tonight, April 11 at 7 pm, you can tune into KABC-7 for a live broadcast of the Los Angeles Mayoral Debate from American Jewish...

“I Am Jewish” [VIDEO]

I am Jewish By Andrew Lustig I am the collective pride and excitement that is felt when we find out that that new actor, that great...

David Arquette and Rabbi Cunin light 800lb menorah ice sculpture at L.A. Live [VIDEO]

This past Sunday, David Arquette helped Chabad Rabbi Cunin light an 800lb menorah ice sculpture at L.A. Live. See photos <a href="http://www.celebmagnet.com/2012/12/david-arquette-menorah-aeg-season-giving.html " target="_blank">here and the...

How Technion students light the menorah [VIDEO]

Technion students Eyal Cohen, Tomer Wassermann, Matan Orian and Dvir Dukhan tackle the challenge of lighting the menorah in classic Rube Goldberg fashion using...

Stevie Wonder cancels performance at Saban-Chaired FIDF Gala for IDF Soldiers

Legendary pop musician Stevie Wonder has cancelled his performance scheduled for the Dec. 6 FIDF Gala in Los Angeles saluting IDF Soldiers. The event is sponsored by philanthropists Haim and Cheryl Saban.

Nominate someone you know to be part of the Jewish Journal’s annual Mensch issue!

If you know someone in the Los Angeles area whose great work on behalf of others goes unsung or undersung, who doesn\'t get paid for what he or she does (or doesn\'t get paid near enough), whose life is the embodiment of the values of menschlikeit, tsedaka and gmilut hassidim

Matisyahu: ‘Happy Hanukkah’

<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/psbcyo0qxxQ " width="560"> Matisyahu "Happy Hanukkah" (New Song) All Proceeds through the End of Hanukkah will be donated to Hurricane Sandy Relief. For...

More images as Israel-Gaza fighting continues

Images continue to come in from Israel-Gaza conflict. Photos by Reuters

Images as Operation Pillar of Defense Continues

More images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters

Anti-Israel protest outside of the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles [VIDEO]

On Nov. 15, at approximately 4:30 p.m., more than 100 people took to the streets in West Los Angeles to express their solidarity with...

IDF pinpoint strike on Ahmed Jabari [VIDEO]

The IDF targeted Ahmed Jabari, the head of Hamas\' military wing in the Gaza Strip, on Nov. 14.

Images from Operation Pillar of Defense

Images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters

Rep. Wasserman Schultz stands with Israel against Hamas’s rocket attacks

Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) made the following statement condemning the recent Hamas missile attacks on Israel and standing up for Israel’s...

IDF drops warning leaflets over Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip

The IDF has dispersed warning leaflets above several locations in the Gaza Strip. This video is from Nov. 15, over Khan Yunis.

IDF live-tweeting Gaza offensive

Here is the Twitter feed from IDF.

Sarah Silverman talks with Jay Leno about her Dad’s response to Rabbi [VIDEO]

Recently, Sarah Silverman's father, Donald Silverman, made headlines as comments he posted to an entry on Jewish Press (<a href="http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/dear-sarah-silverman/2012/10/11/ " target="_blank">An Open Letter to Sarah Silverman)...

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Aliza Marton’s Jewish Fine Art

Los Angeles artist Aliza Marton was raised in an artistic family. But after she got married, she focused on raising her own family and...

Israel Cordons Off Heavily Infected Orthodox Suburb

Israeli security forces cordoned off the city of Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, and are enforcing a total lockdown there.

Palestinian Incitement Continues Unabated, Despite Israeli Assistance Regarding COVID-19

In just the last month alone, Israel transferred millions of shekels to the Palestinian Authority and has facilitated the entry of thousands of Palestinian...

Israeli Missile-Production Line Starts Churning Out Much-Needed Ventilators

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Forgot How Good ‘The Prince of Egypt’ Is? Well, Now It’s On Hulu.

Social distancing and staying inside is hard. Thankfully, accessing good things to watch during this time is not. This is the first installation of...
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