Jewish Journal

TV for dogs reaches prime time

by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

May 8, 2012 | 7:07 pm

Bark if you love DogTV.

The new made-in-Israel U.S. cable channel is scientifically programmed to keep pooches stimulated, happy and comforted when they’re home alone.

When dogs are left... read full article

  • ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dies at 83


    May 8, 2012 | 8:24 am

    Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of the children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died.

    Sendak, who wrote and illustrated more than 50 children’s books, died Tuesday at the age of 83. He reportedly had suffered a stroke on May 4.

    [JewishJournal.com profiled Sendak in...

  • Tel Aviv’s Docaviv film festival tackles tough issues with style

    by Sara Miller, contributing writer

    May 7, 2012 | 6:25 pm

    Docaviv, Tel Aviv’s annual international documentary film festival, kicked off on May 3 with a moonlit ceremony at the newly renovated seafront promenade. The event was followed by a beachfront screening of the festival opener, “Never Sorry,” the Sundance decorated portrait of...

  • Tigers’ Young returns to field, says he’s sorry for rant


    May 7, 2012 | 10:05 am

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young apologized for his anti-Semitic rant and attack in New York following the lifting of his weeklong suspension.

    During a pregame interview with reporters on May 5, Young apologized to his teammates, the Tigers organization, the victim’s...

  • Child Holocaust survivors speak up for those who can’t

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    May 2, 2012 | 11:38 am

    Only a precious remnant of Holocaust survivors is alive today, and many of them were just children when they went into hiding or ended up behind barbed wire. Indeed, there’s a heartbreaking irony in the fact that the last survivors are the ones who were the most at risk, precisely...

  • Argentine soccer club loses points due to anti-Semitic fans


    May 2, 2012 | 10:18 am

    An Argentine soccer club lost points after a penalty was leveled due to anti-Semitic chants made by its fans.

    The Argentine Football Association Disciplinary Court meted out the penalty to the Chacarita Juniors soccer club after anti-Semitic chants were made by Chacarita´s fans...

  • MLB suspends Delmon Young over anti-Semitic altercation


    May 1, 2012 | 11:03 am

    Delmon Young, the Detroit Tigers outfielder arrested in New York for allegedly attacking a group of men and making anti-Semitic remarks, was suspended without pay for seven days.

    The suspension is retroactive to April 27, when he was placed on the restricted list. His loss of pay...

  • First person: For Jewish transsexual teaching at Yeshiva University, no easy path to being a daughter

    by Joy Ladin, JTA

    April 30, 2012 | 11:37 am

    If your mother has never seen your face—if you have never had a face to be seen—if, in a sense, you have never been born—do you have a mother? If your mother has always called you “son,” can you ever really become her daughter?

    For most of my life, I couldn’t begin to ask such...

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