fbpx
Sunday, July 5, 2020

CATEGORY

Community

Hollywood Writer Aron Eli Coleite on Writing From Jewish Values

After the apocalypse wipes out the world’s adult population — turning some into zombies and obliterating the rest — it’s up to the teens...

Friendship Circle Celebrates Tu B’Shevat

In one room, children lined up at tables with small succulents and buckets of plant food, including volcanic sand, and stuffed soil into pots....

Democratic Presidential Surrogates Discuss Israel, Jewish Issues

In a forum at Valley Beth Shalom on Feb. 10, Democrats for Israel in Los Angeles (DFILA) hosted surrogates for some of the Democratic presidential...

Limmud Festival: A Feast for Jews From All Walks of Life

The worldwide global phenomenon known as Limmud that offers hundreds of sessions on Jewish life to thousands of participants began with a handful of...

Z3 Conference: Creating Stronger U.S.-Israel Connections Through Conversations

After injecting my gums with local anesthetic, the dentist asked what I thought of George Soros. I don’t actually think a lot about Soros,...

Community Leaders Respond to the ‘Deal of the Century’

On Jan. 28, President Donald Trump stood alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House and unveiled the “deal of the century”...

A Father-Son Love Match

Local Jewish competitors Alan and Bobby Croll currently are ranked No. 2 in the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Ultra Senior father-son doubles division. The...

Every Day Is Tu B’Shevat at Adat Ari El’s ‘Green Adat’

Tu B’Shevat may be right around the corner, but for Adat Ari El synagogue in Valley Village, every day is Tu B’Shevat.  Over the past six...

The Jewish Women Taking on the Charlottesville Instigators

Looking at the news over the last few years, the “landscape of hate” appears to be disturbingly broad, stretching from Parkland to Pittsburgh, from...

VBS Hosts Times Columnist’s Talk on Homelessness

After Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez talked about homelessness at Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) on Jan. 22, several people approached him, wanting to...

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Inspires Sephardic Temple

Appearing at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel on Jan. 21 before a sold-out crowd of close to 600 people, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former...

Sinai Temple MLK Shabbat Highlights Unity and Love

A Friday night Shabbat service at Sinai Temple on Jan. 17 celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day through song, words and unity. The service...

Paul Koretz to Run for City Controller

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz has announced plans to run for city controller in March 2022. He officially declared his candidacy on Jan....

De Toledo Students Learn American Sign Language

At de Toledo High School, most of the teachers encourage their students to use their voices to express themselves. But things are a bit...

Esther Rbibo on How to Talk to Kids About Anti-Semitism

A well-intentioned relative recently emailed me an article about the attack in Monsey, N.Y. He also sent a copy to my 12-year-old daughter. I...

The Orthodox Union Study Program By and For Women

On Jan. 5, Jews around the world began a new Daf Yomi cycle, studying a page of the Talmud every day for the next...

U.S. Special Iran Rep. Embraced by Iranian Jews at Sinai Temple

Four days after the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a United States targeted airstrike in Baghdad, the U.S. State Department’s Special Representative...

Daf Yomi Fever: How Daily Talmud Study Is Sweeping the Nation

After a barrage of anti-Semitic incidents in 2019, January 2020 arrived with a burst of #JewishandProud energy. People gathered at rallies, began to wear...

Positive Psychology Alongside the 3 R’s at Milken

Alongside their basic classes covering subjects ranging from geometry and American history to AP chemistry and art, Milken Community Schools Upper School students also...

Beyond Nessah: Security Concerns Heightened in Wake of Anti-Semitic Attacks

The attack on Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills on Dec. 14, coupled with an increase in anti-Semitic incidents around the country, has seen the...

‘Not Going Anywhere’ Jews March in Brooklyn to Express Solidarity Against Anti-Semitism

They came from Boston, Philadelphia and even from Cleveland. On Jan. 5, they converged on Cadman Plaza Park in downtown Brooklyn to publicly proclaim that...

House of David Store Is a Family Affair

House of David: Gabay Jewish Books & Gifts in Valley Village is very much a family affair. Plastic bins burst with children’s yarmulkes decorated...

North Hollywood Community Creates Interfaith Food Pantry

It’s Friday morning and the basement at Temple Beth Hillel in Valley Village is abuzz. Most of the regulars are here, including a group...

Expanding Community Roles for Young Persian Jews

In November 2018, 250 mostly Iranian American Jews gathered at the  Iranian American Jewish Federation for a first-of-its-kind program: the Taboo Summit. Panels explored...

Jewish Groups React to Monsey Stabbings

Jewish groups have expressed shock and horror over the stabbings that occurred at a rabbi’s house in the New York City suburb of Monsey,...

Light in the Darkness

Our world feels very dark. The slayings that took place at the kosher supermarket in New Jersey,  the desecration of Nessah Synagogue in Beverly...

A Kosher Cookie Company Spinoff for Bibi’s Bakery

Dan Messinger, who has owned Bibi’s Bakery Cafe in Pico-Robertson since 2011, has launched his second business, the Kosher Cookie Company, which will provide...

Sephardic Women Share Hanukkah Dinner Recipes at SEC Event

There’s more to Hanukkah food than Ashkenazi potato latkes and sufganiyot, and the Sephardic Educational Center (SEC) wants to help change that narrative. That’s why...

Suspect Sought in Nessah Synagogue Vandalism

The Jewish community is reeling after an attack at Nessah Synagogue in Beverly Hills in the early morning hours of Shabbat, Dec. 14. The Beverly Hills...

Temple Beth Am’s ‘Hanukkah Monologues’ Set the Mood for the Festival of Lights

“A trigger warning,” Bryan Carmel said, stepping to the microphone at Temple Beth Am. “The following story contains treif.”  On Dec. 15, Carmel was one...

New Articles

Jewish Camp Delays Start Date After Counselor Tests Positive for Coronavirus

“This staff member had zero signs of being sick."

Palestinians Are Angry at Arab-World Indifference to Israeli Annexation, Says Report

The P.A. is pressing for “jihad”– holy war against the Jewish state.

Netanyahu: ‘Very Strong’ COVID-19 Resurgence Is an ‘Emergency Situation’

Israel’s coronavirus death toll hits 330, with 804 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Ex-Hamas Leader Calls for Violence Over Israel’s Annexation Plan

“The West Bank must rise up against Israeli annexation using any weapons available.”

The Needs of Jews in Eastern Europe in the Age of COVID-19

The pandemic has emphasized the value of communal life.

More news and opinions than at a Shabbat dinner, right in your inbox.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Jewish Journal, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, http://www.jewishjournal.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

x