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  • French Jewish communities condemn Muhammad cartoons

    September 19, 2012 | 9:21 am

    The president of the representative body of France's Jewish communities has condemned the new publication of caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.

    The publication Wednesday of the caricatures in the French weekly Charlie Hebdo  "in the current context" is "irresponsible,"...

  • Austrian politician probed for publishing hook-nosed banker caricature

    August 21, 2012 | 10:41 am

    Prosecutors in Vienna are examining the recent posting of an allegedly anti-Semitic caricature on Austrian politician Heinz-Christian Strache’s Facebook page.

    The page featured a caricature depicting an obese, hook-nosed banker wearing star-shaped cufflinks. Strache leads the...

  • Cartoonist captures comics

    By Jay Firestone

    March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    The deep-wrinkled smile of Mel Brooks, the sadly nervous stare of Woody Allen and the loud-mouthed plasticity of Joan Rivers -- Drew Friedman doesn't just paint these icons, he captures their wit, charm and the poignancy of their careers.

    "The history of their lives is written on...

  • Educating the governator

    By Steve Greenberg

    January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm

  • Your Letters

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Bush Cover Story

    The front cover caricature, showing President Bush with Jewish facial features holding the State of Israel, shows its creator Steve Greenberg's hatred of president Bush and his ill feelings toward the State of Israel ("Is Bush Good For Israel?" April 30). This is...

  • Torah Portion

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    July 24, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    You can't miss her. All over town, huge billboards advertise not cigarettes, automobiles or banking services but the image of a scantily clad young woman, with the caption "Angelyne." Her image is a caricature of male fantasies. What was once confined to the back pages of so-called...