Jewish Journal

Stewart takes shots at Sanchez


October 4, 2010 | 12:04 pm

“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart jabbed back at fired CNN anchor Rick Sanchez.

Sanchez was fired Oct. 1, a day after he suggested that Jews run the news business and called Stewart, who is... read full article

  • How can Hollywood help Israel?

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 28, 2010 | 6:57 pm

    If you want to pack a ballroom full of Jews, try this theme: Hollywood and Israel.

    It’s a relationship the Jewish community never tires of exploring,

    no matter how fraught or flimsy or confounding the connection.

    An event organized by the pro-Israel World Alliance for Israel...

  • Voight calls Time magazine anti-Semitic


    September 15, 2010 | 11:06 am

    Actor Jon Voight called Time magazine’s Sept. 13 cover story anti-Semitic.

    Voight, in an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Huckabee,” slammed the story titled “Why Israel Doesn’t Care About Peace.”

    “This is anti-Semitism. Who are these anti-Semites who are running Time magazine?” he...

  • A fond farewell to comedian Robert Schimmel

    by Mark C. Miller

    September 14, 2010 | 6:06 pm

    “I was in the oncologist’s office with my parents and my wife, and he said, ‘There’s Hodgkin’s disease and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and you have non-Hodgkin’s.’ And I said, ‘You know, that’s just my luck. I got the one that’s not named after the guy.’ And he...

  • Artists fight over Israel: The sequel

    By Ami Eden, JTA

    September 14, 2010 | 4:15 pm

    Big-time Hollywood Jews sent a strong message last year to artists protesting Israel: Don’t mess with Tel Aviv.

    What’s the buzz these days following the release of a sequel of sorts aimed at the West Bank Israeli settlement of Ariel?

    It’s complicated.

    The fight in September...

  • ‘Being Erica’ TV character transfixes Toronto Jews

    By Renee Ghert-Zand, JTA

    August 31, 2010 | 3:41 pm

    A young woman with long auburn hair sits surrounded by friends and family in her mother’s living room while holding a tiny baby on a pillow in her lap.

    She is the sandek at the brit of her cousin’s son, having agreed to take on this honorary role—the one who holds the baby—to...

  • Actress Von Teese sues ex-landlord for anti-Semitism


    August 31, 2010 | 12:50 pm

    Burlesque dancer and actress Dita Von Teese in a lawsuit accused her former landlord of an anti-Semitic tirade.

    Von Teese, 37, alleged in a suit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court that when her managers tried to have her $5,000 security deposit returned, the former landlord...

  • ‘24’ writer/producer sees Iraq up close

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 24, 2010 | 11:05 pm

    Howard Gordon, the writer/producer behind Fox’s “24,” got a real-life dose of political intrigue during a recent trip to Iraq organized by the Pacific Council on International Policy, a nonpartisan international affairs group with close ties to the U.S. Department of Defense....

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