• Was "Lefty" Jewish? - The Sheriff of Mars

    Was “Lefty” Jewish? – The Sheriff of Mars

    | November 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

    HAS “LEFTY” OF ICONIC COUNTRY MUSIC SONG “PANCHO AND LEFTY” FINALLY BEEN UNEARTHED? Discover Lost Jewish Americana Singer/Songwriter Daniel Antopolsky (“The Sheriff”), as We Expose Hidden Outlaw Country Lore and Realize It’s Never Too Late to Reach for The Stars. Special for the AJT Online American and British filmmakers, Jason Ressler and Matthew Woolf, are pleased to announce […]

  • New Moon Meditations - Kislev

    New Moon Meditations – Kislev

    | November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Kislev: November 23, 2014 By Dr. Terry Segal | Special For The AJT Rosh Chodesh Kislev begins on Sunday, November 23, 2014. It’s a month of miracles, illuminating the darkness with light and the opportunity to transform our lives into an enchanted journey through our Judaism. Self-reflection about our practice of Judaism can bring us the gift […]

  • Move Over, Elf On The Shelf!

    Move Over, Elf On The Shelf!

    | November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Maccabee On The Mantel Creates New Hanukkah Tradition By Anna Streetman │ Editorial Intern Everybody has heard of the Elf On The Shelf, a Christmas tradition for many households. But now there’s a new toy in town that’s just right for Hanukkah. Maccabee On The Mantel is a plush Maccabee doll, and it comes with a hardcover […]

  • Changes Underway at the Atlanta Jewish Times

    Changes Underway at the Atlanta Jewish Times

    | November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    No Issue Friday, November 21 – Next issue will be December 5, 2014. November 20, 2014 – During the last month, Cliff Weiss, Publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, has suffered several family losses and crises.  These issues have taken Cliff away from the paper.  As a result, Cliff has decided that since he will not […]

  • Book Festival of the MJCCA Collects 1,000+ Children’s Books

    Book Festival of the MJCCA Collects 1,000+ Children’s Books

    | November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    MJCCA Social Action Project - Project GIVE: “Atlanta Jewish Coalition for Literacy” Books Will Be Collected at MJCCA Through Nov. 30, 2014 Special for the AJT Online Give the gift of reading to the children in our community! Each year, the Book Festival of the MJCCA coordinates Project GIVE, a community action project. This year, Book […]

  • Pita Palace to be Re-certified Kosher by AKC

    Pita Palace to be Re-certified Kosher by AKC

    | November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Atlanta Pita hot spot has been outside of AKC supervision since Oct. 14 By David Cohen | Special for the AJT Online Good news for Atlanta Shwarma and Falafel aficionados. The Pita Palace will once again be certified Kosher by the Atlanta Kashruth Commission starting Sunday, November 23. The news comes one month after the celebrated […]

  • The MJCCA Presents: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    The MJCCA Presents: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    | November 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

    The MJCCA is Pleased to Present a Family Musical, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day MJCCA Arts & Culture is pleased to present a family musical, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, December 4 – 14 2014. Laugh and sing along with Alexander’s misadventures in this hilarious musical, featuring […]

  • Palestinians Celebrate Terror Attack; 4 Rabbis Murdered Leaving 24 Orphans

    Palestinians Celebrate Terror Attack; 4 Rabbis Murdered Leaving 24 Orphans

    | November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Original Story from Unitedwithisrael.org Palestinians are celebrating the vicious murder of four innocent Israeli Rabbis praying in a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday morning. Twenty-four children were orphaned. Palestinians in Gaza and in Judea and Samaria went out to the streets on Wednesday to celebrate the brutal murder of four Rabbis praying at a Jerusalem synagogue. Twenty-four children became orphans and several […]

Digital Issue

Read the Digital Issue of November 14, 2014

| November 14, 2014 | Comments (0)
Read the Digital Issue of November 14, 2014

The Health and Wellness Issue

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Read the October 24, 2014 Digital Issue

| October 24, 2014 | Comments (0)
Read the October 24, 2014 Digital Issue

The Simchas Issue, Jews Making News, Pulitzer Prize Winner to Visit AA and Are There Aliens in the Torah?

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Community

Dedication Ceremony Held For Besser Gymnastics Pavilion

| November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Dedication Ceremony Held For Besser Gymnastics Pavilion

MJCCA Honors Donors Marlene and Abe Besser Special For The AJT The MJCCA recently held a dedication ceremony for the newly named Besser Gymnastics Pavilion, in recognition of Marlene Gelernter Besser and Abe Besser. Mr. and Mrs. Besser are also the benefactors of the MJCCA’s Besser Holocaust Memorial Garden, one of the preeminent Holocaust memorials […]

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ModernTribe.com Creates Collection of Design-Forward Hanukkah Partyware

| November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
ModernTribe.com Creates Collection of Design-Forward Hanukkah Partyware

“Light, Joy, Latkes” Collection Combines Festive With Beautiful For Hanukkah Fun Special For The AJT ModernTribe.com’s “Light, Joy, Latkes” Party Collection, including its exclusive Hanukkah Gold & Silver Metallic Temporary Tattoos, is on sale online and in ModernTribe’s new brick and mortar store located in Downtown Atlanta. ModernTribe will donate 10% of Hanukkah store sales […]

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Education

Op-Ed: The Eleventh Commandment

| November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)
Op-Ed: The Eleventh Commandment

What’s More Jewish Than Civil Rights? By Leah Michalove | Special for the AJT At the age of eight, I most fervently believed that Martin Luther King Jr. Day was a Jewish holiday. After all, we got off from school just like for Sukkot, had an assembly just like for Simhat Torah, and spent many hours […]

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Nadiv Lev Puts the “Mitzvah” Into Bar/Bat Mitzvah

| November 12, 2014 | Comments (0)
Nadiv Lev Puts the “Mitzvah” Into Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Epstein School Program Supports Israel Shelter for Abused Religious Women Special for the AJT In parshat ‘Va’eira’, Hashem reveals his desire to share with Avraham the news of His decision to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah, based on one criterion:  “For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and […]

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Arts & Life

Was “Lefty” Jewish? – The Sheriff of Mars

| November 25, 2014 | Comments (0)
Was "Lefty" Jewish? - The Sheriff of Mars

HAS “LEFTY” OF ICONIC COUNTRY MUSIC SONG “PANCHO AND LEFTY” FINALLY BEEN UNEARTHED? Discover Lost Jewish Americana Singer/Songwriter Daniel Antopolsky (“The Sheriff”), as We Expose Hidden Outlaw Country Lore and Realize It’s Never Too Late to Reach for The Stars. Special for the AJT Online American and British filmmakers, Jason Ressler and Matthew Woolf, are pleased to announce […]

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ModernTribe.com Creates Collection of Design-Forward Hanukkah Partyware

| November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
ModernTribe.com Creates Collection of Design-Forward Hanukkah Partyware

“Light, Joy, Latkes” Collection Combines Festive With Beautiful For Hanukkah Fun Special For The AJT ModernTribe.com’s “Light, Joy, Latkes” Party Collection, including its exclusive Hanukkah Gold & Silver Metallic Temporary Tattoos, is on sale online and in ModernTribe’s new brick and mortar store located in Downtown Atlanta. ModernTribe will donate 10% of Hanukkah store sales […]

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Other Recent Articles

Pita Palace Reopens as a Kosher Restaurant - AKC News

Pita Palace Reopens as a Kosher Restaurant – AKC News

| November 24, 2014 | Comments (0)

News from the Atlanta Kasruth Commission – 11/24/2014 Special for the AJT Online Pita Palace has reopened as a kosher restaurant under AKC supervision. The Atlanta Kasruth Commission released that information and more today in a statement from their group E-mail service. Other news released in the group e-mail:   The Kosher Deli in Kroger […]

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According to Arlene - My Interview with Rabbi Telushkin

According to Arlene – My Interview with Rabbi Telushkin

| November 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Story Behind the Story By Arlene Appelrouth | Featured Columnist AJT The last issue of The Atlanta Jewish Times contained my article about Rabbi Joseph Telushkin’s talk about his best selling book “Rebbe.” Perhaps you read  the story about the inspiring, successful evening. In today’s column, I want to tell you the story behind the […]

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Save the Date! - Feb 28 2015 - Hadassah Bares All for A.R.T.

Save the Date! – Feb 28 2015 – Hadassah Bares All for A.R.T.

| November 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

FEBRUARY 28, 2015 - Joanie Shubin Honoree at Breast Strokes, Hadassah Bares All for A.R.T. (Awareness, Research, Treatment) Greater Atlanta Hadassah’s BIG REVEAL Art Gala Event and Auction to benefit breast cancer research will take place on February 28, 2015 from 8:00- 11:00 p.m. at the Westside Cultural Arts Center in Atlanta. The honoree, Joanie Shubin, […]

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The Atlanta Jewish Times Holiday Gift Guide

The Atlanta Jewish Times Holiday Gift Guide

| November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Calling All Gift Givers! By Robyn Spizman Gerson | Special For The AJT If you know a great gift to give, sit next to me! Yes, it’s that time of year again, and Chanukah is right around the corner.  If you want to be a memorable gift giver, check out these fabulous gifts from companies I […]

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Whats Happening Calender: Week of 11-17-14

Whats Happening Calender: Week of 11-17-14

| November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

WHATS HAPPENING: Week of 11-17-14 FRI., Nov 21 Celtic Thunder Performing at Woodruff Arts Center. The international singing sensation Celtic Thunder announces its upcoming North American Tour, coming to Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m. The group performs with a full symphony orchestra and will perform songs from their […]

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Special Event: Founders of JScreen at AJA

Special Event: Founders of JScreen at AJA

| November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Caroline and Randy Gold - Founders of JScreen Sunday, November 23, 10:00 a.m. AJA Greenfield Campus 5200 Northland Drive 30342 Caroline and Randy will take us through their personal journey and how JScreen evolved as a result.  The organization brought about saliva-based testing with an accessible and affordable comprehensive standard for genetic screening that now serves […]

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Atlanta Muslim Community Reiterates Position Against ISIS

Atlanta Muslim Community Reiterates Position Against ISIS

| November 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

Special for the AJT Online The Atlanta Muslim Community Released a statement Tuesday reiterating their position against ISIS. Here is the statement in it’s entirety below: Source: Atlanta Muslim Community We, members of the Atlanta Muslim community, join other Muslim organizations and leaders around the world in continuing to condemn the actions of the group that calls […]

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Jews Making News: Rogen and Franco Get Naked

Jews Making News: Rogen and Franco Get Naked

| November 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Rogen and Franco Get “Naked and Afraid” Jewish actors Seth Rogen and James Franco are at it again, this time with way less clothes. The two stars of “The Interview” stripped down for the Discovery Channel series “Naked and Afraid” and released a promo for the episode last week. The short clip showed the duo […]

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Spotlight On Art Partners With Neiman Marcus

Spotlight On Art Partners With Neiman Marcus

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Premiere event to showcase national talent Special for the AJT This year Spotlight on Art and Neiman Marcus join forces for the first time to provide art enthusiasts and holiday shoppers with a special preview of the carefully curated Spotlight on Art 2015 collection. From November 29 through January 27, Neiman Marcus Atlanta Lenox Square […]

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Greater Atlanta Hadassah Honored by Wells Fargo

Greater Atlanta Hadassah Honored by Wells Fargo

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

‘Days of Giving’ Celebration Results in $1,000 Grant Special for the AJT Greater Atlanta Hadassah was honored by Wells Fargo with a $1,000 grant at the Days of Giving celebration in North Atlanta on Oct. 28 at the Marriott Perimeter Center. Greater Atlanta Hadassah was among 240 groups chosen by the bank’s team members for […]

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Young Israel of Toco Hills Celebrates New Building

Young Israel of Toco Hills Celebrates New Building

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Sunday, November 16 at Chanukat Beit Knesset Special for the AJT Young Israel of Toco Hills is getting ready to mark the culmination of a dream that has been made real after ten long years of working and planning, and the congregation couldn’t be happier about it. The Modern Orthodox synagogue will celebrate the completion […]

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Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Visits MJCCA

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Visits MJCCA

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Prominent Rabbi Speaks about Best Selling Book “Rebbe” By Arlene Appelrouth AJT Contributer Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, writer, scholar and pulpit rabbi, lectured to a packed house Monday night at the Marcus Jewish Community Center’s annual Book Festival.  Talking about his current best seller “Rebbe,” on the life and philosophy of the iconic Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, […]

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Fried Chicken and Latkes

Fried Chicken and Latkes

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Rain Pryor Explores Her Jewish Heritage In Award-Winning Solo Show Special For The AJT The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) and Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company are pleased to co-present “Fried Chicken and Latkes, A Rain Pryor Solo Show,” January 15 – 17, 2014. Rain Pryor, the daughter of comedian Richard Pryor, […]

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The Mindful Caregiver - Navigating the Elder Care Maze Online

The Mindful Caregiver – Navigating the Elder Care Maze Online

| November 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Nancy Kriseman AJT Featured Columnist Enter “aging services Atlanta” into one of the popular web search engines and you’ll get over 93,000 entries returned.  The amount of available information on the internet can be overwhelming.  So how do you evaluate websites and find reputable, quality information?  Here are some questions to help: Is This […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Dazzles 1600 at Eizenstat Lecture

Pulitzer Prize Winner Dazzles 1600 at Eizenstat Lecture

| November 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

Thomas Friedman Spoke at Ahavath Achim Nov. 6 By Marcia Jaffe | AJT Contributor Hometown favorite son Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat scored another thought provoking timely speaker when New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman addressed a huge audience at Ahavath Achim Synagogue November 6. Friedman’s gift is compiling, organizing and explaining our world today in “English to […]

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The 12 Steps: A Plan for Everyday Living

The 12 Steps: A Plan for Everyday Living

| November 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

H.A.M.S.A. and ARA to Host Joint Event Dec. 2 Special for the AJT Are you or a loved one facing challenges of substance abuse or looking for a safe space in your Jewish community? Are you seeking to be strengthened by your faith or by Jewish teaching?  (Helping Atlantans Manage Substance Abuse) and the Atlanta […]

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