Rachel Strauss
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Hillel Art Show: Mark Strickland and Susan Cooper Come to Hillel

This past weekend I had the pleasure of going to an art show hosted at UCLA’s Hillel. The showcase presented two collections that will be on display for the next few months that tell two very different stories. One tells…

Jewish Organizations at UCLA

Is your UCLA Jewish organization missing from this list? Want to see it featured here? Please email us the name of your organization with an accompanying short description so we can add it! Email us at [email protected] Hillel:  Hillel is…

JoJo Rabbit Review: The Nazi Comedy That Will Have You Laughing and Crying

Writer and director Taika Waititi, best known for his work on Thor: Ragnorak, brings us his satirical dark comedy-drama based during the time of World War II. In the movie, a 10-year-old Nazi-obsessed boy discovers a Jewish girl hiding in…

Ha’Am’s Introductory Hanukkah Guide

What is Hanukkah? Hanukkah comes every year and can be described as a holiday for showing praise and appreciation for the Maccabee’s glorious overthrowing of their Syrian-Greek oppressors. The story highlights their recapturing of Jerusalem and their realization that they…