Wednesday, March 3, 2021



Barbra Steisand arrives in Israel

Barbra Streisand arrives in Israel in this photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/AJR Photography

Celebrate Israel Festival’s top Jews of L.A.

Slideshow of L.A.\'s top Jews from the Celebrate Israel Festival!

Purim in Israel [SLIDESHOW]

Israelis celebrate Purim in full costume throughout Israel.

More images as Israel-Gaza fighting continues

Images continue to come in from Israel-Gaza conflict. Photos by Reuters

Images as Operation Pillar of Defense Continues

More images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters

Images from Operation Pillar of Defense

Images from Israel and the Gaza Strip as Operation Pillar of Defense continues. Photos by Reuters

Nashuva Lag Ba’Omer [SLIDESHOW]

Nashuva Lag Ba’Omer Bonfire, Thursday, May 10. Photos by David Miller

Occupy the Language

<a href="http://www.justice-in-the-city.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/were-here2.jpg "><img class="size-medium wp-image-150" title="we're here#2" src="http://www.justice-in-the-city.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/were-here2-275x300.jpg " alt="" width="275" height="300" /> One young man in Zuccoti Park in New York, part of the Occupy Wall...

Sukkah or Sodom

<a href="http://www.justice-in-the-city.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/poster.jpg "><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-132" title="a JUST sukkah poster" src="http://www.justice-in-the-city.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/poster-211x300.jpg " alt="" width="211" height="300" />This past Sunday, I had the privilege and pleasure of teaching...

Hideout of Osama bin Laden

Hideout of Osama bin Laden, the location of his death, in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor [SLIDESHOW]

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Deadly bomb explosion in Jerusalem – ZAKA Emergency response [PHOTO SLIDESHOW]

Photos from the deadly bomb explosion in Jerusalem on March 23, 2011

The Fogel family funeral [SLIDESHOW]

Photos from the funeral of the Fogel family, who were victims of last weekend\'s murder in the West Bank settlement of Itamar.

Oscars 2011 Slideshow

Oscars 2011 Slideshow

Sharon Stone, Howie Mandel, Arianna Huffington, William Kristol

\"It\'s a groundbreaking week,\" Howie Mandel said to some 1,000 guests at Jewish Television Network\'s annual benefit at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Nov. 5. \"Just yesterday we elected a black man president, and tonight we\'re honoring a Jew in show business.\"\n\n

Jewish pitcher smashes a grand slam

Jason Marquis became the first Jewish pitcher to hit a grand slam since 1950.

Who shall live and who shall die: God’s iPhone, Rosh Hashanah 5769

The U\'netaneh Tokef prayer says: On Rosh Hashanah it is inscribed, and on Yom Kippur it is sealed: Who shall live and who shall die, who shall perish by water and who by fire, who by famine and who by thirst . God\'s got it on His iPhone, of course.

Ohr HaTorah ends 15-year trip in a walk down Barrington to a new home

It was a sight Mar Vista doesn\'t see every day -- a guitar-studded procession of more than 100 Jewish revelers marching jubilantly down South Barrington Avenue with five Torah scrolls.

An incomplete guide to Jewish funerals and burial

While not everyone is jumping on the \'I gotta be me\' funeral bandwagon, a funny thing is happening on the way to the mortuary. When it comes to thinking about the end of life, be it in the business of funeral homes or in the minds of Jews everywhere, the world is changing.

Photo essay: Mayor Villaraigosa in Israel

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa inaugurated a state-of-the-art computer learning program in the besieged Israeli town of Sderot Friday, June 13.\nLeading a delegation of LA community leaders and politicians, Villaraigosa presented the computers to Sderot residents so that their could continue learning despite constant rocket-fire by Palestinians in the neighboring Gaza Strip.\n\nLos Angeles-based Israel Leadership Club (ILC), which initiated and -sponsored the computer initiative, provided the Journal with these photos. Danny Alpert, ILC\'s Co-Founder and co-Chairman said during a memorable speech in the city he said, \"Today we mark a significant milestone in fulfilling our commitment to the young generation in Sderot. We mark a key point new stage for the relationship between the community in Los Angeles and the city of Sderot. Together, we provide the children of Sderot with the opportunity to receive proper education just like the children of Los Angeles receive.\"

Albert Winn’s photography captures the intertwining influences of Judaism and illness

\"A funny thing happens when you become ill. Even though you\'re the person who\'s sick, you have to be a caregiverin a way. You can\'t just dump information on people.\"

The intercontinental JConnector dreams big

Just try to put Michal Taviv in a box -- she won\'t fit.

Leading . . . by pulling back

When Lori Schneide was 16 years old, she lived in India for the summer. \"I had this deep impression of calling,\" she said. \"There\'s something we all can humbly contribute.\"

The classic Szyk haggadah becomes a modern masterpiece of the digital age

There\'s a 1,000-year-old haggadah, there\'s an Internet haggadah, and now there is a new $15,000 Arthur Szyk Haggadah.

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