Monday, March 1, 2021



Tribal Podcast: Andrew Feltenstein, Music Producer

Jared Sichel stops by the Venice studios of music producer Andrew Feltenstein to learn about the process of producing music for films, TV shows, and trailers.

Tribal – Episode 1: Jon Birger, author of ‘Date-onomics’

<iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/249556845&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true " width="100%"> In this premiere episode of Tribal, Jared sits down for an extended interview with Jon Birger to discuss his...

A Both/And Solution to the Addiction Epidemic

I have been in the addiction recovery “business” for thirty years (before it was a business), and have stood in the middle, watching the...

Consul General of Israel LIVE in Los Angeles on KPCC 89.3 at 11am

Consul General Jacob Dayan will be on AirTalk with Larry Mantle

Podcast: Iranian and Standwithus protestors speak out against Ahmadinejad

Nearly 400 local Iranians Muslims, human rights activists and members of the L.A.-based Israel educational organization Standwi.com (SWU) held signs outside the Federal Building...

MUSIC: A klezmer wedding in a European shetl circa 1910

A DJ and a music professor, using old recordings and new, recreate the typical sequence of tunes a klezmer band would play at every stage of a traditional wedding.

It can’t happen here

\"People choose to remain gay, and people choose to remain Jewish,\" said an organizer. \"Why should the majority of us be forced to honor that choice?\"

McCain — and Lieberman — defend Palin in conference call with Jewish leaders [AUDIO]

John McCain called Sarah Palin a “threat to the left-wing feminist liberal movement” and passed up an opportunity to criticize Barack Obama’s relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright

MUSIC: ‘That Yemenite Kid’ Diwon makes a mix tape — in Yiddish

Courtesy of Diwon, the artist formerly known as DJ Handler and otherwise known as the executive director of Modular Moods and Shemspeed.com, comes this fresh mix of pop, hip-hop, electronica and . . . Yiddish?

The Great Awakening

The Rev. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church will hold back-to-back public conversations this Saturday, Aug. 16, with the two presumptive presidential\ncandidates, Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. The conversations, on the topic of \"Compassion and Leadership,\" will be broadcast at 8 p.m. on CNN

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — Getting ready for November’s elections

More than 300 young professionals members of the local Iranian Jewish “30 Years After” organization gathered at a private residence in Beverly Hills late last month to encourage political activism in the community.

AUDIO: The Jewish Bob Dylan (June 15, 1972)

Bernard Timberg analyzes the songs of Bob Dylan looking for Jewish themes and imagery. KPFA-FM. June 15, 1972

AUDIO: Interview with author Rebecca Goldstein

Eric Tomb talks with Rebecca Goldstein about her philosophical studies Betraying Spinoza: Ther Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity and Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Goedel. From public radio\'s KVMR-FM

Iranian Jews grapple with tragic death and violence in the community

Bianca Khalili\'s death is just one of the recent incidents of community distress that have left many local Iranian Jews speculating among themselves, unsure of how to address violence

Will ‘President Obama’ be good for Israel?

There are mixed feelings in Israel about the prospect of an Obama administration, with most experts saying the Jewish state has little cause for real concern

Shavuot 5768: Creative twists fill large field of holiday events

\"My sense is that people gathering in synagogue for all or part of the night is expanding,\" said Rabbi Mark Diamond, executive vice president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California. \"A lot of great learning takes place in the Los Angeles Jewish community on Shavuot.\"

MUSIC VIDEO: Bob Dylan (Newport 1964) — ‘Hey Mr. Tambourine Man’

Young fresh Bob blows the roof off American music

VIDEO: Moroccan Jewish sacred singing

Video of Moroccan Jewish sacred singing.

VIDEO: Der Golem (1920) with new original soundtrack

The classic 1920 German expressionist black and white horror film “The Golem” gets a new soundtrack by Hollywood composer Carvin Knowles in this original JewishJournal.com video.\n\n\"ALTTEXT\"

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — reaching out to poor and homeless in the city

Iranian American Jews -- reaching out to poor and homeless in the city

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — Knesset Member Ophir Pines-Paz

Exclusive interviews with Israeli Knesset Member Ophir Pines-Paz and Iranian Jewish philanthropist Parviz Nazarian in changing Israel\'s form of government

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — New mentoring program grooms tomorrow’s leaders

Young Iranian American Jewish professionals discuss their involvement with a new mentoring program for teenagers in the community.

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews -- Jimmy Delshad, former Mayor of Beverly Hills

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — Dennis Prager and Shmuley Boteach praise local community

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews -- Dennis Prager and Shmuley Boteach praise local community

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews remember scholar Dr. Amnon Netzer

Southern California\'s Iranian Jews remember the life of world-renowned Iranian Jewish scholar Dr. Amnon Netzer.

AUDIO: Iranian American Jews — 30 Years After the Iranian Revolution

Iranian Jewish members of the \"30 Years After\" organization talk about becoming more active in Los Angeles, state and national politics; featuring Assemblyman Mike Feuer and L.A. DWP General Manager H. David Nahai.


And so, my two favorite playwrights find themselves on opposite sides of a longstanding Jewish divide. \"All sound creative art is rooted in a ghetto,\" the critic Ludwig Lewisohn once wrote. Once out of that ghetto, the roots bifurcate, and we Jews have fashioned two strategies for survival. For the Mamets, salvation lies in toughness and certainty, the People of the Butch. For Kushner, our promise is in compromise and doubt.

Martin Luther King’s Hollywood dream

Temple Israel of Hollywood has had many milestones in its 80 years as a Jewish cultural landmark in our city. One that bears special significance this month, however, occurred on Friday, Feb. 26, 1965 , when the synagogue\'s Rabbi Max Nussbaum welcomed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to share the bimah with him and to offer a sermon.

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