Tzav: Sharing with others
Restarting the U.S.-Israel relationship depends on Palestinians too
Moving and shaking: Combating hate, Friendship Circle and more
LGBT Persian Jews live in changing times
Iranian Americans celebrate Nowruz at California State Assembly
A camp with a big heart
Congress members request funding for U.S.-Israel energy and water development
Skills-focused camp program takes summer to the ‘Max’
March 2, 2015 | 12:06 pm
November 11, 2014 | 11:46 am
Back in 2012, Sam Simon — best known as one of the creators of The Simpsons — was told he had terminal colon cancer and only three to six months to live. Since then, he’s been preparing to give away his entire fortune to the causes that matter most to him.
In a recent interview...
July 23, 2014 | 9:25 am
David Suissa’s article was terrific, and I pray for his daughter’s safety (“Israel Needs an Irony Dome,” July 18). I also have a lot of family in Israel now. ... I have often thought lately that the Journal was too tough on Israel but seems better now. Keep up...
August 7, 2013 | 3:27 pm
April 4, 2013 | 4:07 am
The most elaborate, comprehensive and effective system for the prevention of animal cruelty was not invented by the FDA or even PETA; it was devised by the Book of Leviticus. This may seem a strange idea. Without question, it swims rather roughly against that trusty river of...
November 8, 2012 | 10:27 am
Germany can bar the animal rights group PETA from comparing the fate of animals today with that of Holocaust victims, Europe's highest court for human rights ruled.
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg on Thursday upheld a 2009 German Supreme Court ruling that banned...
October 10, 2012 | 4:54 pm
On Oct. 2, Alex Hershaft, a Holocaust survivor and founder of the nonprofit Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), sat on the ground with some 100 other protesters in front of the Farmer John pig slaughterhouse in Vernon, Calif., blocking the entrance from two bi-level trucks carrying...
October 13, 2011 | 11:22 am
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September 5, 2008 | 6:43 pm
NEW YORK (JTA)—An undercover video shot at the Agriprocessors kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa, is prompting new claims that the company engages in inhumane slaughter and that it misled a delegation of Orthodox rabbis who visited the plant in July.
The video, shot undercover...
August 27, 2008 | 12:45 am
PETA anti-kapporot video
NEW YORK (JTA) -- For the second year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has complained about the High Holy Days ritual of swinging a chicken over one's head, a sin-transference ceremony.
In a letter sent Monday to the New York agriculture...
July 22, 2008 | 3:44 am
July 19, 2007 | 8:00 pmPeres Sworn in as Israel's President
In his inauguration speech, Shimon Peres, a one-time Nobel Peace Prize-winner, said Israel must not forego any opportunity to make peace with its neighbors.
Before Sunday evening's inauguration, held at the Knesset, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert...
June 8, 2006 | 8:00 pm
June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Recently, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) issued an apology for its Holocaust on Your Plate campaign and exhibit, which showed concentration camp images next to photos of animal abuse on factory farms. The comparison was extraordinarily tasteless, and widely...
March 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
This past edition's cover story on UCI ("Campus Turmoil," March 11) shook me to the point that three days after reading it, I can't stop thinking about its repercussions. The article was written in such a way as if Marc Ballon was peeling an onion ... almost living...
March 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has again attacked the AgriProcessors Inc. plant in Postville, Iowa, over what it deems the cruel and inhumane method of ritual slaughter of cattle.
The issue garnered much media attention in late...
December 30, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Many people expressed concern about the standards for humane treatment of animals at a kosher slaughterhouse after viewing a well-publicized video of kosher slaughter at the AgriProcessors plant in Iowa, which was released by the animal rights organization PETA.
December 23, 2004 | 7:00 pm
I was surprised, astonished and shocked to read William Donohue's comments as reported in your editor's column last week ("Garbage Mouth," Dec. 17). In fact, I was unaware of Donohue's comments until I read them in The Jewish Journal. I unequivocally reject Donohue's...
December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm
I read with great interest your article on Jewish special education ("Support Still Lags for Special Needs," Nov. 12). Like I do with any article related to this topic, it penetrates to my very being because I am a person with special needs.
I was born in...
December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm
It's not every day that people affiliated with a strident animal rights group talk turkey with those who oversee kosher slaughter.
But that's exactly what happened this week, when an unpaid adviser to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) discussed allegations of...
September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm
September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) took its campaign equating factory-farm animals to Holocaust victims to the streets of Los Angeles this week with a protest in front of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Tuesday at noon (see story on page 12).
The protest speaks to PETA's...