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  • May 15, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 15, 2012 | 5:22 am

    Meridor: Thanks to sanctions, Iran is not rushing full speed to the bomb

    In a wide-ranging interview, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor talks to David ‎Horowitz of the Times of Israel about Iran, as well as a settlement freeze, the peace ‎process and the future of the peace...

  • Gay, Jewish and Imaginative - Maurice Sendak

    By Tera Greene

    May 8, 2012 | 4:01 pm

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    A week ago I was in New York for a Jewish leadership conference. It was the first time I’d visited Brooklyn since I was a baby.  To visit a place of roots for my family was such a great experience.  I felt so connected.

  • The wild rumpus comes to an end: Maurice Sendak dead at 83

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    May 8, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Maurice Sendak, the legendary author of “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died. He was 83.

    Here’s a 2002 profile of Sendak by The Jewish Journal:

    “I wrote it to poke fun at my mother,” he told The Journal via phone from his Connecticut home. “She was convinced chicken soup was the...

  • ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

    May 8, 2012 | 8:24 am

    Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of the children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died.

    Sendak, who wrote and illustrated more than 50 children’s books, died Tuesday at the age of 83. He reportedly had suffered a stroke on May 4.

    [JewishJournal.com profiled Sendak in...

  • Shoah-Era Opera an Allegory of Victory

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    When she was 11 years old, Ella Weisberger got her first starring role, playing the cat in a children's opera called, "Brundibar."

    But Weisberger didn't perform in a grand concert hall; instead she sang in the barracks of Terezin, the "model" concentration camp that the Nazis set up...

  • Where the Wild Things Came From

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Every Sunday night in the late 1930s, Maurice Sendak's immigrant relatives descended on his Brooklyn home and ate everything in sight.

    "I was afraid they might eat me," said the celebrated children's author and illustrator, the subject of a new exhibit, "Where the Wild Things Are:...