That’s a Wrap: A Message From the Editor in Chief, Winter 2019

How often do you leave Westwood? When you’re a Jewish student at UCLA, it’s hard to find the time, between classes, studies, campus organizations, and social life to even think about the possibility of taking a day off for a…

Ha’Am Newsmagazine for Winter 2019 Print Released
https://issuu.com/jacobelijahgoldberg/docs/final_ha_am_winter_document An incredible thank you is due to our incredible designers Ezra Einhorn and Margalit Zimand for all their hard work and dedication to this beautiful publication.
The Call for Accessible Kosher Eats at UCLA Finds Answers in O.K.T.

An interview with Hillel caterer Ruth Hurwitz reveals that her company, Our Kosher Table (O.K.T.), was the food provider UCLA needed to catch up with other universities that offered Kosher meal options on campus. OKT came to UCLA during a…

Please, for the love of God, can we stop talking about Israel and Palestine?

Is there a single issue more polarizing – especially on the UCLA campus –  than the Israel-Palestine conflict? At first glance, it’s a strange wedge issue. Every year, without fail, separate camps dutifully scrounge up last year’s visual aids, take…

Students for Justice in Palestine Fails to Appreciate Nuance, Value Truth

This week, Students for Justice in Palestine is holding its annual “Palestine Awareness Week,” a rebranding of their Israel Apartheid Week. Typically, this week serves as little more than an opportunity to spread false or misleading information about the state…

Namaste Shalom: Intercultural Event Hosted at UCLA

Bruins for Israel (BFI) and the Indian Student Union (ISU) co-hosted an intercultural event called Namaste Shalom Wednesday night with hopes of creating stronger bonds between the two communities. Intercultural events between the two groups are not new. This event…

Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Come to OU-JLIC Minyan in the Morning

1.  Free, delicious breakfast Bagels, coffee, eggs, and more! The most important meal of the day becomes so much greater after a refreshing dose of davening in the morning! 2. Meet new people Looking to meet other Jewish Bruins and…

Ha’Am Newsmagazine Fall 2018: Justice Edition

Full design by Ezra Einhorn

Ladino: How a Romantic Jewish Language is Preserved at UCLA

Little is known about the traditional Mediterranean language of Ladino, or Judeo-Spanish, aside from its association with Jewish life and history. The popularized and often cited representative of Ladino is probably the familiar “Ocho Kandelikas” Hanukkah song, and even that…

A Peek Inside the National Students for Justice in Palestine Conference

The Students for Justice in Palestine National Conference took place at UCLA over the weekend of Nov. 16-18, 2018. The conference had strict sign-up prerequisites, including limiting registration to six students per school, with the exception of the host university,…