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Monday, July 6, 2020

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Darren Paltrowitz

121 ARTICLES

Drummer and Best-Selling Author Kenny Aronoff on His Multi-Faceted Career

Voted one of the top 100 drummers of all time by Rolling Stone, I have no doubt that you have heard the drumming of...

Josh Radnor and Ben Lee on New Album ‘Golden State,’ How Lee’s Bar Mitzvah Changed Him

Radnor & Lee is the musical project of Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother,” “Happythankyoumoreplease,” “Hunters”) and singer/songwriter Ben Lee (Noise Addict). In June 2020, the duo released its sophomore...

Rabbi Jeremy Fine on his Upcoming Event with Team Israel Baseball

Once named one of the “Most Inspiring Rabbis In America” by Forward Magazine, Rabbi Jeremy Fine leads the Temple Of Aaron Synagogue in Saint Paul, Minnesota....

20 Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2020

With Father’s Day just around the corner, many of us still haven’t purchased a gift for the beloved father and/or father figure(s) in our...

FreeWill’s Jenny Xia Spradling on Working with Local Jewish Organizations And How to Make a Free Will Online if you Haven’t Already

Nobody likes to talk about death, nor getting older, nor making plans for your stuff when you’re gone. BUT it is both necessary and...

Troma Entertainment Co-Founder Lloyd Kaufman on Becoming an Iconic Independent Filmmaker

A recent guest on the the popular Shudder program "The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs," Lloyd Kaufman is a pioneer within the world...

Legendary Rock Producer Shel Talmy Talks Jewish Roots and Moving to England

If you are a fan of classic rock radio, then you have heard the work of record producer, arranger and songwriter Shel Talmy on...

Larry Goldings on Scoring Netflix’s ‘Self-Made: Based On The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker’

"Self-Made: Based On The Life Of Madame C.J. Walker" is a new Netflix series, and it stars Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish and Carmen Ejogo....

10 Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Reading List

Few hobbies are more weather-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Many of us...

Rabbi Jeremy Fine on Presenting Professional Wrestling at His Synagogue

Once named one of the "Most Inspiring Rabbis In America" by Forward Magazine, Rabbi Jeremy Fine leads the Temple Of Aaron Synagogue in Saint...

Four Jewish Professional Wrestlers on How COVID-19 Changed Their Sport

Presently, the entire world is being affected by COVID-19. This impact is not only being felt by the carriers of this virus or the...

Barry Horowitz on His Multi-Decade Wrestling Career and Top Wrestlers of All-Time

Growing up as a fan of professional wrestling, whenever I saw Barry Horowitz wrestle, I had two immediate thoughts. First, that guy is probably...

Bill Gould on Faith No More’s Jewish Roots and New ‘Talking Book II’ Album

As a co-founder of legendary band Faith No More, Bill Gould first found international success when the 1987 single "We Care A Lot" took...

Catalyst Campaigns’ Scott Goodstein on Yebiga, Working with Faith No More’s Bill Gould and Future Projects

Scott Goodstein is probably best known for his work with unique political campaigns that blend art, music, and culture. Having co-founded Punkvoter.com, Rock Against...

Nikki Yanofsky Talks ‘Black Sheep’ Album Release and Life During Coronavirus

Montreal-based singer and songwriter Nikki Yanofsky found success at an early age, setting a record as the youngest artist to have a #1 Billboard...

Composer Craig Wedren on New ‘Sabbath Sessions’ Podcast and Meditation

Craig Wedren first found fame and acclaim as the frontman of the band Shudder To Think. A Washington D.C.-based group which released its first...

Edible Cookie Dough Pioneer Rana Lustyan On Using Kosher Ingredients

Los Angeles native Rana Lustyan is both the Founder and Chief Dough Officer of Edoughble, the pioneer of edible cookie dough for the Jewish Journal. Founded...

Grand Funk Railroad Guitarist Bruce Kulick on Jewish Roots and KISS

Current Grand Funk Railroad guitarist Bruce Kulick was not only a member of KISS for 12 years, his touring and/or recording credits also include Meat...

20 Books Worth Adding to Your ‘Early 2020’ Reading List

Few hobbies are more weather-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Fortunately, 2020 has...

Boston Smoked Fish Company’s Chris Avery Whole Foods Expansion, Becoming Kosher-Certified

As the premier smoked fish company in Massachusetts, the Boston Smoked Fish Company has pioneered its own niche within Boston’s thriving seafood culture by focusing exclusively on the art of hot-smoking. This process imparts a “cooked...

National Lampoon President Evan Shapiro On Finding Success as A Producer

When National Lampoon first released the “National Lampoon Radio Hour” in 1973, it broke ground in audio sketch and introduced a cast of fresh...

Ask A Rabbi: Rabbi Barry Schwartz on Working with The Jewish Publication Society

The Jewish Publication Society – “JPS,” for short – is about the great books of Judaism. Its mission is to promote Jewish literacy and self-understanding...

Dick Manitoba on ‘Born In The Bronx’ Album, Jewish Roots and Punk Rock History

As the leader of the New York City punk group The Dictators – who many look at as one of the first punk bands...

Matt Besser Talks New Comedy Dynamics Special, Upright Citizen Brigade and Jewish Roots

A prolific actor, comedian, director, producer, podcaster and writer, Matt Besser has been working steadily for well over 20 years. A co-founder of the...

Matisyahu on 2019 ‘Festival Of Light’ in New York, Plans For 2020 and Hockey

Matisyahu first became a household name with 2006's "Youth" album. A follow-up to his acclaimed "Live At Stubb's" live release, "Youth" featured the single...

David Broza on Launching the One Million Guitars Project

A steadily-working singer/songwriter since the late 1970s, David Broza was first offered a record deal as a teenager. He has since made his mark...

Ask A Rabbi: Rabbi Yael Buechler on Midrash Manicures and Hanukkah-Themed Dresses

Rabbi Yael Buechler is notably the lower-school rabbi at The Leffell School (formerly Schechter Westchester) in White Plains, New York. But Buechler has established...

Real Estate Broker Philip Scheinfeld on New York City and His Potential LA Expansion

Since entering the real estate market in 2013, Philip Scheinfeld has become a top broker within the New York City market. He did his...

15 Books Worth Adding to Your ‘End Of 2019’ Reading List

Few hobbies are more weather-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Fortunately, 2019 has...

Divine Chocolate Partners with T’ruah for Hanukkah

Divine Chocolate is currently the only fair trade chocolate company in the world owned by cocoa farmers. The company launched a new organic line earlier...

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50% of Jews in Switzerland Say They Experienced Anti-Semitism

In a recent survey, approximately half of the Jewish residents in Switzerland said they have experienced some form of anti-Semitic abuse over the past...

UberEats Ends Delivery of Toronto Restaurant Products Over ‘Zionists Not Welcome’ Social Media Post

UberEats has ceased delivering all products from a Toronto restaurant after the restaurant posted on its Instagram page that Zionists aren’t welcome. Foodbenders, which serves...

Farrakhan Calls ADL CEO ‘Satan’ in July 4 Address

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan called Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt the devil during his July 4 address. Farrakhan’s speech, which lasted nearly...

Pandemic-Stricken Nonprofits Awarded L.A. Jewish Community Foundation Grants

In the face of a pandemic that has taken lives and livelihoods, charities and nonprofits across Los Angeles have been forced to increase their...

3 Rockets Fired From Gaza on Southern Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza on Sunday afternoon, sounding the Code Red alert system but causing no...
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