Haviva Kohl is two people. She is, at 18, the idealistic young woman, fresh from her high school graduation, eager to live her dreams. And she is, at 18, the toughened outsider, wise to the ways of the world, even a bit exhausted by it all.\n\nFor the past six years, Kohl has been on her own. Not because she had to be but because she wanted to be. It was the only way she could receive a Jewish education.
At the Dixieland Jubilee in Sacramento, the annual super bowl of jazz, the band that got the most ecstatic reception a couple of years ago was cradled a few thousand miles east of New Orleans.\n\nIt was the Jerusalem Jazz Band, whose members hail each other by such fine old Southern names as Boris, Mika, Shmulik, Stanislav and Aaron.
Remember that great scene in \"Inherit the Wind,\" when Clarence Darrow asks William Jennings Bryan if a book that details rape, incest, slaughter, nudity and sodomy should be banned? The fundamentalist Bryan answers, \"Of course!\" and Darrow, with a flourish, whips out a copy of the Bible and declares, \"Then you must ban this book!\"
Rob Eshman caught the mood of frustration and concern that was evident at Jerry Bubis\' home at a recent meeting of our local Peace Now leadership. This concern is born of the destructive strategies and tactics of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. With the change in election laws it is likely that Netanyahu will be in power for another three years. He has been called Israel\'s Teflon prime minister because so little of the accusations of sleaze, misjudgment and actions just this side of criminal sticks to him.\n
A payment slip from 1927, part of the documentary evidence to support Freddy Jackson\'s claim. Sitting in the Fairfax Avenue deli where he worked for four decades of his life, Freddy Jackson reflects on his chances of getting the millions of dollars due him.
A July 8 Zoom call hosted by United Hatzalah with around 75 attendees was disrupted with sexually explicit images. Friends of United Hatzalah Los Angeles...
The Jewish residential addiction treatment center and congregation in Los Angeles — sent out an email stating that Rabbi Ben Goldstein had left.
Civil Rights Groups Leading the Facebook Ad Boycott Met With Mark Zuckerberg. They Say Nothing Has Changed.
(JTA) — Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t changed his tune about Facebook’s stance on the spread of hate on the social media platform. That’s what the heads...
Benny Gantz Enters Quarantine as Israel Hits Highest Total of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel recorded more than 1,300 new cases of the coronavirus in 24 hours ending on Wednesday morning, its highest total since...
DoorDash and numerous other businesses have followed Uber Eats in cutting ties with a Toronto restaurant over a post saying that Zionists aren’t welcome. On...