12 Best Kosher Foods to Buy at Trader Joes

Trader Joe’s is well known for their healthy and cheap options, but in the Jewish world, they are well-known for the large variety of Kosher and pareve products on their shelves. With such a wide variety, here are a few…

The Impossible Kosher Cheese Burger

A cheese burger – the quintessential non-Kosher food. And now, it has arrived for the Kosher consumer. In late May, the Impossible Burger received Kosher supervision. The patty is a plant based meat substitute, which the company advertises as tasting,…

Can Jewish Stereotypes in TV Be Used For Good?

As I continue to watch TV shows like The O.C. and New Girl, both of which contain prominent Jewish characters that express their religious backgrounds freely, my immediate reaction is a proud and happy one. I think that it is so cool that TV…

Waking Lions: A Predator’s Choice

Israeli writer Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, acclaimed author of the novel Waking Lions, named one of New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2017, spoke UCLA’s Fowler Museum Feb. 22. She participated in a dialogue about the background of her book and…

Generation “J”: Who are we?

The Ha’Am team is proud to present our Winter 2018 print edition, Generation “J”: Who are we?    

Prepare for Purim: A UCLA schedule of events

In 2017 The Forward named UCLA “America’s third best college for Jews” and the best on the West Coast. UCLA’s numerous Jewish organizations, the availability of kosher food and the school’s Jewish studies program all factored into the decision. As Purim approaches, the…

Announcing: Kol Ha’Am

Ha’Am Newsmagazine is proud to announce our latest initiative, Kol Ha’Am, UCLA’s brand new Arts and Literary Magazine. Kol Ha’Am, literally meaning “voice of the people” in Hebrew, is dedicated to showcasing Jewish creators and to exploring the Jewish experience…

Namaste: And Then, There was Light

Click here to see Ha’Am’s Fall 2017 Print Edition: “Growing Pains” As I rolled up my yoga mat upon concluding the day’s class, a strong feeling of deja vu washed over me. I remembered that I had felt this great feeling of…

Akiva Nemetsky: Jewish Student Producer

Click here to see Ha’Am’s Fall 2017 Print Edition: “Growing Pains” The incredible diversity of talent in the Jewish community at UCLA is something that’s always made me very proud to be a Bruin. That is just one of the…

The Forgotten Jewishness of Superman

Tracking the Jewish origins of the Man of Steel and Zack Snyder’s Christian influenced adaptations following the release of the New Justice League film.