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Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Mid Way NBA Report

The world has been taking by storm via Lin-sanity. But we here in the Jewish world, well, we are still waiting for something to...

Live Broadcast: Berman v. Sherman Debate (With Mark Reed) [LIVE RECORDING]

  On Tuesday night, Feb. 21, JewishJournal.com will live stream a congressional debate from Temple Judea in Tarzana.  The debate will feature 30th district...

Oprah tours a traditional Jewish mikvah

During a Hasidic woman’s menstrual cycle and for seven days after, she and her husband are not allowed to touch…at all. At the end...

Best Jewish Sports Characters

Ready for the Oscars? Today TGR looks at the Top 10 Jews to play a character/athlete in sports film. Some great films and characters...

From Israel with Love [VIDEO]

Love is in the air. A very happy Valentine’s Day from the IDF! IDF soldiers sing Every Breath You Take by The Police <iframe width="540" height="304"...

Peter Beinart’s email to J Street members [FULL TEXT]

Sometimes you get lucky. I\'ve spent the last year writing a new book, The Crisis of Zionism. It tells the story of how a young Barack Obama fell in love with the Jewish social justice tradition, only to discover the deep chasm between that tradition and the American Jewish Establishment when it comes to Israel.

Interview: Eric Fishkin and the Staples Center

TGR got a hot tip from Rabbi Erez Sherman, one of the TGR correspondents. Eric Fishkin has all the scoop on the Staples center...

BREAKING: Prop. 8 marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

LA Times is reporting that the Prop. 8 marriage ban ruled unconstitutional - more to come

Why we’re holding a candidates’ debate in the 30th district

On February 21, at 7:30 pm, Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys), Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Republican Mark Reed, who are all seeking...

Where is the Next Big Jewish Basketball Star?

<img height="239" src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4135/4907579613_daf173d508.jpg " width="320" /> The NBA is up and running. Omri Casspi is starting without very impressive numbers and Jordan Farmar remains a...

Milken JCC to close in June

The JCC at Milken in West Hills announced this week that it will shut its doors permanently as of June 30. The 42-year-old center will also close its Early Childhood Center, which has 80 preschoolers, on June 15.

The Jewish Royal Rumble

Long time TGR fan Henry Bernstein tweeted The Great Rabbino wanting to know about Jews in the Rumble. Last night Sheamus won the 25th...

Interview: Former ‘Cuse Player Ross Diliegro

A while back we interviewed, then, New Hampshire center Dane Diliegro. Dane was an excellent player, but apparently he learned it all from his...

Under the Radar

I am not sure how this got by me. It has all the things I am passionate about. Jewish education (Solomon Schechter no less)...

The Jewish Journal announces iPhone/Android apps

The world of Jewish news is now available for both the iPhone and Android.

President Obama: 2012 State of the Union [FULL VIDEO]

The online-only enhanced version of President Obama\'s third State of the Union Address features charts, stats and data that helped inform President Obama\'s policy decisions.

Leading Jewish Scorers in the NCAA

Below is a looking into how the Jewish college players are scoring up until this point. We are a little over a month away from...

Interview: Stoney Brook’s Ben Resner

TGR is kicking off College Basketball week. We begin with D1 player and former Maccabi participant, Ben Resner. His life long dream is coming...

Farmar is Hot

<img height="320" src="http://cdn.bleacherreport.net/images_root/gallery_images/photos/000/658/334/GYI0062880277_crop_450x500.jpg?1293023770 " width="257" />   Jordan Farmar continued his hot shooting last night in a loss to the Bulls. Farmar, who plays behind Deron Williams,...

Cammalleri Traded to Calgary

<a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-1BJn7W5M4OA/TxBIWWO_4hI/AAAAAAAABBY/EdTTa5Asarg/s1600/Cammalleri.jpg " imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="244" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-1BJn7W5M4OA/TxBIWWO_4hI/AAAAAAAABBY/EdTTa5Asarg/s320/Cammalleri.jpg " width="320" /> Montreal Canadian and the best Jewish hockey player in the league, has been...

Then There Was One

<img height="225" src="http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/New+England+Patriots+v+Indianapolis+Colts+bDaZemwHhPUl.jpg " width="320" />   With a second round win by the San Francisco 49ers, the New Orleans Saints and Brian De La Puente were eliminated from the...

How Has Scheyer Been Playing in Israel?

Thought it was time to check in and see how Jon Scheyer is performing in Israel. As we noted a little while back, the...

The Great Rabbino Gets Rabbinic

<a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-lJFMohkHq68/Tw2ogyHgvSI/AAAAAAAABBQ/oO9leeLktps/s1600/n12400540_46744326_8928%25281%2529.jpg " imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="240" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-lJFMohkHq68/Tw2ogyHgvSI/AAAAAAAABBQ/oO9leeLktps/s320/n12400540_46744326_8928%25281%2529.jpg " width="320" /> Recently OY! Chicago ran a feature story about my rabbinic side with some...

Lebron’s Boss and Ryan Braun

<a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-k78hw9b7rEI/TwjWsPb-tKI/AAAAAAAABBA/bNfLgXg5SSQ/s1600/ryan-braun-brewers-04969.jpg " imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-k78hw9b7rEI/TwjWsPb-tKI/AAAAAAAABBA/bNfLgXg5SSQ/s200/ryan-braun-brewers-04969.jpg " width="151" /> I have tried avoided the Ryan Braun issue. I am having a hard...

TGR NFL Player of the Year

Often we ask people to vote on the awards and sometimes we decide them ourselves. This year it seems to be a clear cut...

LMFAO – Sexy and I Know It (Parody) “Gassy and I’m Bloated” by Smooth-E

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Where Are They Now? Josh Whitesell

In 2008 Jewish MLB lovers were introduce to Josh Whitesell. The Diamondbacks first baseman wasn’t the biggest or fastest, but many of us hoped...

The NBA Has Begun

So how are our guys doing you ask? Omri Casspi - Casspi has started both games. He is averaging 4.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, And 1.5...

NCAA Jews Playing Big Time Schools

This week a few Jewish college ballers at smaller programs went up against a few ranked teams. <img height="283" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-3YngnNPE-Oo/TqloPEzn7vI/AAAAAAAAZsM/jRwRvqrwlC8/s320/FiginiChem2.jpg " width="320" />   Monday night, Cornell’s Chris...

Players on the Move

Some Jews on the move: Craig Breslow has been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Breslow has been a solid middle reliever for the As and...

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38th World Zionist Congress Bridges Partisan Divide, Despite Initial Divisions

(October 30, 2020 / JNS) The 38th World Zionist Congress concluded recently with the largest American delegation ever as Jews from across the religious...

The US Presidential Election and the Middle East

As the November 3 vote nears, citizens and leaders in the Middle East are keeping a close eye on the US presidential race and...

Mideast Countries Compete for Medical Tourists

THE MEDIA LINE — The newest regional rivalry in the Middle East has nothing to do with politics or diplomacy. Countries in the region are...

Trump’s Jewish Outreach Point Man Makes His Pitch

Boris Epshteyn, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump and co-chair of Jewish Voices for Trump, shared the Trump campaign’s pitch to the Jewish...

Adherents to Faith-Based Diplomacy See Political Boost for Israel

The Media Line: Josh Reinstein is the author of Titus, Trump and the Triumph of Israel, a new book just out on the power of...
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