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  • ADL reports ‘dramatic surge’ in anti-Jewish violence

    By tessc

    August 15, 2014 | 12:47 pm

    When a Turkish owner of a cafe near the Belgian city of Liege puts up a poster that welcomes dogs but not Jews, that’s a sign of the times.

    And when an on-duty doctor refuses to treat a 90-year-old Jewish woman from Antwerp and refers her to Gaza instead, that, too, is the kind...

  • Singles sniff out other singles at JDate’s ‘Must Love Dogs’ event

    by Caroline Lowy

    July 26, 2013 | 11:07 am

    At JDate's 'Must Love Dogs' event, singles brought their most trusted companion to assist them in life's ultimate challenge: finding a date.  

    SCOREBOARD

    Dogs: 1
    First encounter awkwardness between strangers: 0

    Be sure to watch these cute creatures interact with each other and maybe find a life partner themselves!

  • June 29 – July 5

    By Ryan Torok

    June 26, 2013 | 11:52 am

    SAT JUNE 29

    “THE ATTACK”

    In Lebanese writer-director Ziad Doueiri’s latest drama, Israeli Arab surgeon Amin has his picture-perfect life in Tel Aviv turned upside down when police inform him that his wife was killed in a suicide bombing at a restaurant — and they believe she...

  • Blessings For Beloved Pets - Part II

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    June 5, 2013 | 10:13 am

    This past week I posted a blog on whether Jews should say the Mourner's Kaddish for a beloved pet. I have received many responses to that blog both in agreement with me that distinctions must be made between human beings and pets and that the Mourner's Kaddish is meant for mourners...

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  • Should Jews Say Kaddish For A Pet?

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    May 30, 2013 | 4:09 pm

    It is estimated that there are 70 million dogs in American homes today, in addition to millions of other animals Americans have taken into their hearts like members of their families. These pets are our companions and friends, and though they are not human beings, their...

  • Emergency transport for pets in Israel

    February 27, 2013 | 8:28 am

    When Gaza rockets were raining down on southern and parts of central Israel in November, the staff at Terminal4Pets — located outside of firing range in Maccabim-Reut — told its clients that it would work out the logistics of boarding or evacuating their pets if they suddenly had...

  • Dog ‘Guru’ Justin Silver puts owners on tight leash [SLIDE SHOW]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 5, 2012 | 10:14 am

    When it comes to canines going to the dogs, trainer Justin Silver has seen it all: the pooch whose owner treated it like a baby, complete with diaper changes; the bulldog named Beefy who refused to take a walk unless he was schlepped down the street on a skateboard; the modeling...

  • Dog ‘Guru’ Justin Silver puts owners on tight leash

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 5, 2012 | 10:11 am

    When it comes to canines going to the dogs, trainer Justin Silver has seen it all: the pooch whose owner treated it like a baby, complete with diaper changes; the bulldog named Beefy who refused to take a walk unless he was schlepped down the street on a skateboard; the modeling...

  • Lawsuit accuses Hebrew National of unkosher practices

    June 18, 2012 | 8:31 am

    A lawsuit filed against Hebrew National alleged that its hot dogs and other products are not actually kosher.

    The class-action suit, filed in May in a federal court in Minnesota, accuses ConAgra Foods — the business designation of Hebrew National that is certified kosher by...

  • TV for dogs reaches prime time

    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 alone, they can get depressed, lose their appetite and their desire to play, says DogTV CEO...

  • Free Love

    By Annie Korzen

    October 10, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    People pay big bucks to join dating services, but there are cheaper ways to make connections.  You might start with friends.  I was fixed up with Benni on a blind date.  We met in February and got married in April, because he had just arrived from Copenhagen and needed a green...

  • High-tech poop, gender-separate beach

    October 3, 2011 | 5:17 pm

    Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed.

    ID’ing dog poop goes high tech

    Petach Tikvah dog owners better watch where their dogs leave their poop—it may be used as evidence against them.

    A new law proposed by the City Council would allow city dog...

  • Its Just Like Riding a Bike! In My Case a Big-Wheeler…

    By Julia Bendis

    July 29, 2011 | 9:48 pm

    The teenager in me is at it again!  Every time I pass a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, I have to stop, look at it, examine it and maybe even take a picture for my “wish list” of things I want on my future bike.  Sometimes I’ll even talk to the owner of the bike to get more details on...

  • The poop on diaper prices, plenty of pooches and millionaires

    July 11, 2011 | 3:34 pm

    Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed.

    Diaper wars

    The cottage cheese wars in Israel may be over, but the diaper war is heating up.

    Major Israeli supermarket chains have cut the price of Huggies brand diapers imported from Turkey in an effort to lure...

  • Pet Rescue or a Scam?

    By Julia Bendis

    April 4, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    My son and I were spending last Sunday together, just the two of us.  We ran some errands, bought him things for school, and went to lunch.  As we were driving past a Petsmart store, we saw a sign for an organization that adopts out dogs.  Knowing my son, I tried to avert the car so...

  • Ellen DeGeneres is barking up the wrong tree

    By JewishJournal.com

    October 18, 2007 | 2:29 pm


    Why am I defending Mutts and Moms against Ellen DeGeneres in the Great Doggy War of 2007?  Well, someone has to.

    It turns out we adopted our dog Kira from Marina Baktis at Mutts and Moms three years ago.  Marina was a thorough pleasure to deal with.  Not at all the crazy,...

  • Citizen Canine

    By Michael Aushenker

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Stephanie Poretz brings Sasha, her 13-year-old cocker spaniel, to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center twice a week. Mark Ferber comes in with his beagle Miss Daisy. Beverly Byer brings down Brailley, her black lab who was rejected from guide dog school because of her bad hips.

    Since 1995,...

  • The Sixth Sense in Security

    By Michael Aushenker

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Even though we've just crossed the first anniversary mark of Sept. 11 without incident, security specialist Dennis Kennedy does not think America should relax just yet.

    "I believe that everything we see happening in Jerusalem will happen in Los Angeles in the near future," he said.

    ...

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