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  • Name a Jewish baby on Craigslist — for $20,000

    January 23, 2014 | 3:57 pm

    It’s not every day that you receive an anonymous tip from a man claiming to be selling the naming rights to his newborn daughter.

    On Thursday, JTA spoke with the man who claimed responsibility for a Craigslist ad offering the naming rights for his child for a minimum of $20,000.

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  • A Rose by Any Other Name

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What's in a Jewish name?

    Everything, suggests "The Royal Tenenbaums" writer-director Wes Anderson.

    The Houston-bred filmmaker may be of Swedish-Lutheran stock, but his latest funny-melancholy flick began when he remembered his Jewish childhood friend, Brian Tenenbaum.

    "Brian had...