Jewish Journal

  • All hail the ‘King’

    by Iris Mann, Contributing Writer

    October 17, 2012 | 1:22 pm

    "The King of Hearts Is Off Again" has already closed after a run at the Odyssey Theatre, but its powerful impact lingers. One is left with a haunting...

  • Jay-Z’s Brooklyn menorah

    Six Degrees (No Bacon), JTA

    October 16, 2012 | 12:27 pm

    Jay-Z lit up the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn not only with his performance but a menorah. The rapper, a part owner of the arena and its main...

  • Cletus ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin moves to 9-0 with third-round KO


    October 15, 2012 | 1:49 pm

    Jewish welterweight Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin won by a third-round knockout, bringing his record to 9-0.

    For Seldin, 26, his knockout of Carl “The Assassin” McNickles of Chicago on Saturday in Westbury, N.Y., was the sixth of his pro boxing career. The East Side Boxing blog calls Seldin a Long Island fan favorite.

    Seldin told the Algemeiner website in an interview earlier this year that he wears a Star of David on his trunks and on his jacket.

  • Heirs of owner of Nazi-looted ‘The Scream’ want explanation on display


    October 15, 2012 | 9:14 am

    The heirs of a German-Jewish banker who claim the famous painting "The Scream" was looted from him by the Nazis want a New York museum to explain its...

  • Kafka’s writings to go public, Tel Aviv court rules

    October 15, 2012 | 8:30 am

    An Israeli court ruled that papers belonging to writer Franz Kafka be transferred to the Israel National Library in Jerusalem.

    The Tel Aviv District...

  • Esquire names Mila Kunis Sexiest Woman Alive


    October 11, 2012 | 3:13 pm

    Actress Mila Kunis was named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive for 2012.

    The magazine, which shows Kunis on the cover wearing just a pair of pants, called...

  • Jewish groups worry about effect of sequestration cuts on elderly

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    October 11, 2012 | 9:50 am

    Jewish groups that care for the elderly are looking forward to the election, and not because they favor a candidate or a party -- they want Washington’s...

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