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  • 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...