Archive for June, 2006
Race, Religion Emerge In Memphis Campaign
In the very crowded (yikes 14 Democrats alone) race for congress in Tennessee, Jewish candidate and 24 veteran of southern politics Steve Cohen reports anti Jewish smear tactics. One of the choice quotes kinda sums it all up…
“This is an area where a Jewish person More >
For those of you Beach Hillel readers who remember a post from our past claiming that there is no Jewish representation in Disneyland we have news for you, and the pix to prove it. On the much maligned “Its a Small World After All” ride, my Jewish Eye for the More >
On “60 Minutes” last night, there was a profile to end all profiles: the Jewish Cowboy. And not just any Jewish cowboy.
Kinky Friedman has played with Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan and written 22 books. He has gone to the White House to hang with both Bill Clinton and George More >
Everyone is invited! We have some scholarships for students and grads of Rabbi Yonah’s Classes. So if you are from OC Hillel or Long Beach Hillel, or have been to Jewlicious yada yada, we can help sponsor you there. If you don’t have a place to stay in LA, they More >
If you are in need of a good laugh and want to laugh at a Jewish family that rivals any in mishuggas you may want to catch the flim Only Human. Starring Oscar-nominated Norma Aleandro (GABY), this gloriously irreverent family comedy fuses brilliant characterization and unrelenting humor to rework the More >
So you thought that the French hated Jews so much? It seems that they are able to put aside their long history of anti-semitism and agree that perhaps in Israel, the Israelis are not the only ones to blame for the current situation. Two surveys have made the international news More >
I’m proposing a competition: who can most effectively challenge the gloom and doom pessimists of the world starting with this opinion piece recently published in the Jpost. The winner will receive a prize to be determined… suggest a prize too!
Thanks and Good Luck! http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1148482103988&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FPrinter
The GA is coming to town!
â€œHeâ€™s the James Brown of the Jewish community, the hardest-working man in L.A. Jewry,â€ Los Angeles City Councilman Jack Weiss said. â€œI see him everywhere.â€
After I saw that quote I thought this is the kind of man worth meeting.