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Since you can’t attend a poetry reading, a group of authors have come together to present “And The People Stayed Home” by Kitty O’Meara.

Since you can't attend a poetry reading, a group of authors have come together to present "And The People Stayed Home" by Kitty O'Meara.

Zichron Menachem: Donating Hair to Jewish Kids With Cancer

Zichron Menachem: Donating Hair to Jewish Kids With Cancer

Zichron Menachem: Donating Hair to Jewish Kids with Cancer

Zichron Menachem: Donating Hair to Jewish Kids with Cancer

Super Tuesday! The Voters Speak.

Super Tuesday! The Voters Speak.

VIDEO: The Tribe (The Barbie Doll and the History of the Jewish People)

What can the most successful doll on the planet show us about being Jewish today? Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film mixes old school narration with a new school visual style. The Tribe weaves together archival footage, graphics, animation, Barbie dioramas, and slam poetry to take audiences on an electric ride through the complex history of both the Barbie doll and the Jewish people- from Biblical times to present day. By tracing Barbie\'s history, the film sheds light on the questions: What does it mean to be an American Jew today? What does it mean to be a member of any tribe in the 21st Century? Finally available fee online.

VIDEO: Jewish Republican Judy Davidson reports from the 2008 Convention

RNC attendee (and a member of McCain\'s national Jewish Advisory Coalition and the RJC Leadership) talks about McCain, old ladies with funny hats, the John McCain blue velvet McCippah, John Voight, Al Sharpton and more.

VIDEO: Archaeologists excavate 2100-year-old wall in Jerusalem

A 2,100-year-old section of the wall surrounding Jerusalem, dating from Hasmonean times, has been unearthed on Mount Zion, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday. The excavations have revealed part of the expanded southern city wall, from the Second Temple period, when ancient Jerusalem was at its largest.

PETA says Agriprocessors misled rabbis about slaughter procedures [VIDEO]

An undercover video shot at the Agriprocessors kosher meat plant is prompting new claims that the company engages in inhumane slaughter and misled Orthodox rabbis who visited the plant in July.

VIDEO: In 2006, Lieberman calls Obama ‘Baruch’ and himself Obama’s mentor

\"As far as I\'m concerned [Barack Obama] is a \'Baruch,\' which means a blessing. He is a blessing to the United States Senate, to America, and to our shared hopes for better, safer tomorrows for all our families. The gifts that God has given to Barack Obama are as enormous as his future is unlimited. As his mentor, as his colleague, as his friend, I look forward to helping him reach to the stars and realize not just the dreams he has for himself, but the dreams we all have for him and our blessed country.\"

VIDEO: Blacks and Jews are back together and working side by side for an Obama victory

Blacks and Jews are back together and working side by side for an Obama victory, JTA reports from Denver.

VIDEO: JTA’s Wednesday Convention Summary

Eric Fingerhut and Ron Kampeas summarize the jewish events of the day at the election, while attending a jstreet function in downtown Denver.

PETA slams N.Y. kapparot ritual [VIDEO]

For the second year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has complained about the High Holy Days ritual of swinging a chicken over one\'s head, a sin-transference ceremony

VIDEO: Jewish ‘condo vote’ will be hard to crack

Ron Kampeas and Eric Fingerhut file their first video report from Denver, after attending a panel discussion Monday on the Jewish vote sponsored by the National Jewish Democratic Council.

VIDEO: Jewish Dems nosh and schmooze at Zaydees Deli in Denver

Jewish Democratic event at Zaydees in downtown Denver

VIDEO: Virtual Rabbi David presents ‘The Jewish Olympics’

Virtual Rabbi (and Olympics fan) David Paskin presents a Shabbat message based on the determination and dedication of Olympic athletes

VIDEO: Joe Biden tells ShalomTV ‘I am a Zionist’

In an April 2007 interview, Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) declares \"I am a Zionist\' and discusses his support for Israel.

VIDEO: Heeb Olympics 2008 — Gefilte Fish Wrestling

Four modern-day gladiators do battle for the gold (a lifetime supply of Gold\'s mustard) in the Heeb Olympics

Researcher tracing Jewish genes meets the Kohanim of Africa [VIDEO]

Dr. David B. Goldstein from Duke\'s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy talks about tracking the genetic history of the ancient Jewish priesthood (kohanim) and the Lost Tribe of Israel, the focus of his new book, \"Jacob\'s Legacy\".

Documentary explores UCLA alumna’s past as a child prostitute

Her chance came when she heard Sauvage say he intended to create financing for a movie as his summer MBA project in 2005. \"You should make your movie about me,\" she told him. Sauvage, who at the time did not know she had been abused, cavalierly replied that unless she had been a child prostitute, he wasn\'t interested.

Randy Pausch’s last lecture links morality and purpose

\"Brick walls are there for a reason,\" wrote the late Dr. Randy Pausch, author of the best-selling book, \"The Last Lecture.\"

In the quest for ‘the God particle,’ mystics get a new machine

If you listen to what cosmologists say about the origin of the universe, you have to put your mind in a place where mystics also dwell.

Will new Jewish TV Channel (TJC) click with viewers?

The Jewish Channel (TJC), an ambitious enterprise that, depending on who\'s talking, is either the new Jewish HBO or the latest tawdry entry in a long series of failed attempts to create one

Bob Saget: Clean-cut and filthy (uncensored version)

\" . . . Bob is particularly funny because he has this dual, schizophrenic reputation from the G-rated family shows to the X-rated stand-up show . . .\"

Jazzman Frishberg charts own tuneful territory

One of the great joys of L.A. jazz, from the mid-1970s to the mid-\'80s, was the blossoming of jazz pianist Dave Frishberg into a singer-songwriter of quirky, yet warmly satisfying, material.

VIDEO: Sleep your wrinkles away with Israeli ion-releasing pillowcases

Israel21c gets an insider\'s look at Cupron Inc., a company that uses copper oxide in fabric with the promise of making your wrinkles disappear. Watch to see how it all works!

VIDEO: History will be made in Beijing

Director Oren Kaplan offers this 60-second \'commercial\' for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

VIDEO: Tel Aviv rally protests religious persecution in China

Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy lead rally protesting Chinese persecution of Falun Gong and China\'s involvement in Sudan.

Paul Shapiro’s ‘vout’ mishegoss

In 1945, the hippest Hollywood nightlife destination was Billy Berg\'s, on the corner of Vine and DeLongpre. A tall, suave black man named Slim Gaillard, who favored pinstripe suits, held court there. Black entertainers were seldom booked west of Western Avenue in those days, and Gaillard\'s appearances at Berg\'s were, in a very real sense, where Hollywood\'s racial integration began.

Activists champion Darfur in pre-Olympic vigil at Chinese Consulate in Koreatown

A day before the scheduled opening ceremonies in Beijing, Jewish World Watch (JWW) hosted at the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles

VIDEO: CNN visits the dwindling Jewish community of Yemen

CNN\'s Paula Newton reports on the few hundred Jews left in Yemen

New Articles

Community Responds to Kamala Harris as Biden’s Vice Presidential Pick

"The Biden-Harris administration represents a new day for America and I am inspired to make that a reality."

Anti-Semitic Note Reportedly Left on N.Y. Assemblymember’s Vandalized Office

Democratic Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright said she "will never be intimidated by this criminal act."

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