| Mar 14, 2014
Joel Greenberg sat at his Westmont kitchen table, a bearish figure with curly gray hair mirrored by a short gray beard, in front of a stuffed passenger pigeon.
The bird looks like an oversized mourning dove, with stitches visible where the head had to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, and Happy Hanukkah, to all our Florida Jewish Journal readers.
This year, Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day, something that won’t happen again for a long time.
Hope everyone has a wonderful...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:45 PM
I sat down to write this piece for the first time a few weeks ago. Three Israeli teenagers now buried in the ground were still smiling and laughing then, and a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose scorched corpse has since been buried in the ground too was...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:21 AM
It’s the holiday season in New Jersey! In this week’s episode we got a glimpse of how the ladies of the Garden State celebrate the Christmas season.
Teresa: The episode started off with Teresa and her family setting up and decorating their...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:08 PM
They say there won’t be another collision of these holidays for thousands of years, so who am I not to take note, I ask you?
My paper’s website is running a recipe for something called “turbrisket,” which I couldn’t...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:03 AM
Hanukkah, known this year as Thanksgivukkah because it arrives just one day before Thanksgiving, and Christmas are around the corner.
So now's the time to make a mad grab for hot toys to save the trouble of running around. I asked Jodi Furman, who...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Cold weather kept some families indoors on Friday night, but many La Caņada Flintridge residents ventured out to Memorial Park for an annual holiday tradition.
Around 300 people attended the Festival in Lights celebration, said Pat Anderson, president...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:36 AM
If you're planning to play one of R. Kelly's recent albums to liven up your holiday parties (and really, who isn't?), make sure you check the album art first.
That's because his forthcoming Christmas album (due out in time for next year's holiday) would...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Retail sales will be up slightly this holiday season compared to last year, according to ShopperTrak.
The firm that measures store traffic is calling for a 2.4 percent increase in sales in November and December. That's a slower pace than last year, when...