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.

Restaurant Review: The Holy Grill, A Truly Spiritual Experience

Photo by Edwin Korouri Six months ago, The Holy Grill ported their popular downtown LA based food truck into a brick and mortar restaurant located on Pico in the heart of what I like to call “Kosher Restaurant Row.” The…

Restaurant Review: Fleishik’s, A Daring New Deli

By Edwin Korouri and Asher Naghi Fleishik’s seeks to bring together the Jewish and the modern under the same roof. The amalgamation of these two worlds is embodied by their tagline, #Geshmak, which is Yiddish for “Delicious” or “Tasty.” While…

Parve and Vegan Pate à la Judith

Hi, everyone! It is Judith again, with a new recipe to share. Students have asked me to offer an easy vegan recipe, so here is one that I love and enjoy. Parve and Vegan Pate à la Judith This dish…

Free Kosher Food at UCLA: The Comprehensive List

When UCLA students move into off-campus housing in Westwood or are simply on campus for the day, one of the biggest dilemmas they face is finding affordable and kosher food options. As a junior at UCLA, I have explored the…