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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,"...

  • Dr. Seuss and the Holocaust in France

    July 16, 2012 | 5:22 pm

    Seventy years ago this week, 15-year-old Annie Kriegel was sitting in her Paris high school classroom, taking an exam, when her mother suddenly burst into the room and warned her not to come home—the Nazis were preparing to round up and deport any Jews they could get their hands...

  • The truth, beauty and desire

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 11, 2012 | 12:22 pm

    Gustav Klimt is best known for his famous golden paintings, portraits of society women adorned in jewels and cloaked in gold, and for the flat two-dimensionality of his work that led many to declare it superficial and merely decorative. The Getty exhibition “Gustav Klimt: The Magic...

  • Barmitzvahman — Hero for more than a day

    April 25, 2012 | 11:09 am

    Who is the hero of a bar or bat mitzvah? It’s the 13-year-old, who, after a day of chanting, speaking and being bear-hugged by distant relatives, sees himself or herself imbued with powers of memory, eloquence and forbearance far beyond that of ordinary teenagers. But how do you...

  • Frogs in hot water

    By Steve Greenberg

    April 18, 2012 | 12:17 pm


  • Draw a Tree, Win a Contest

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Guilty. Guilty. Guilty. That's how the judges of The Jewish Journal's first Tu B'Shevat Art Contest feel about having to pick just three winners out of so many terrific entries.

    The Journal was deluged with drawings from children aged 2-13 throughout the region. Competition was...

  • Remembrance Through Art

    By Tom Tugend

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The Holocaust, impossible to grasp in its entirety, has been depicted, in part, through every conceivable format and medium. Two joint exhibitions, now at The Jewish Federation's Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, surprise with new and affecting insights into the measureless...

  • Sneakers for Mirjeta

    By Ari L. Goldman

    June 3, 1999 | 7:59 pm

    During my visit to a refugee camp in Macedonia with a group of 16 American Jews last week, a waif-like girl wearing a dusty black-and-red parka stood on her toes to peer into my notebook.

    She was painfully thin, had big black eyes, short black hair and a huge smile. Instinctively, I...

  • Dear Deborah

    By Deborah Berger

    July 24, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Family events do not necessarily create closeness. Painting "Tompkins Square Park" by Morris Shulman, from "The Jews in America," 1994

    One Big, Happy...

    Dear Deborah,

    I have always had the fantasy of having a big family. I complained bitterly to my parents about being a single child,...

  • Spectator

    By Diane Arieff

    May 29, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Through an Artist's Eyes

    By Diane Arieff Zaga,

    Arts Editor

    If you didn't know that David Rose was one of our priceless assets, proceed to his pen and ink drawings on exhibit at the University of Judaism's Platt Gallery. A look at this lively body of work suggests that virtually...