Jewish Journal

  • Report: TV’s South Park targeted over depiction of Prophet Mohammed [VIDEO]


    April 20, 2010 | 8:16 am

    An Islamic website is targeting the creators of the television series South Park, after an episode that aired last week depicted the Prophet Mohammed disguised in a bear suit, CNN reported on Sunday.

    The website, Revolutionmuslim.com, was the subject of a CNN investigation last...

  • His Home Life Is Fodder for ‘Modern Family’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 13, 2010 | 6:08 pm

    “All of our stories come from real life,” Steven Levitan, co-creator and executive producer of ABC’s “Modern Family,” told 1,200 fans at a recent Paley Center for Media event in Beverly Hills.  Asking his wife, Krista, to stand, he told the PaleyFest group that she really...

  • Conan O’Brien moves to TBS for his new late-night home


    April 12, 2010 | 11:02 am

    From ABCNews.com:

    Late-night mainstay Conan O’Brien is headed to TBS to resume his comedic duties with a talk show expected to debut in November, the network says.

    The program will air Mondays through Thursdays at 11 p.m. Eastern, shifting TBS’ “Lopez Tonight,” starring George...

  • Filmmakers Recount Run-up to Israeli Baseball

    by Julia Pine, Contributing Writer

    April 9, 2010 | 3:18 pm

    The scariest part of making dreams a reality is how quickly it can all disappear. When Boston bagel baron Larry Baras finally succeeded in bringing professional baseball to the Jewish state in 2007 with the Israel Baseball League (IBL), it was hard for him to see that dream vanish...

  • Shoah week on PBS

    Tom Tugend, JTA

    April 2, 2010 | 10:38 am

    The Public Broadcasting Service will offer U.S. television viewers a concentrated history lesson during Holocaust Remembrance Week, with seven films and documentaries on Jewish death and defiance in the past and on the genocides of the present.

    Four main films will be aired in prime...

  • PBS Documents Faces of Courage During Holocaust Remembrance Week

    By Tom Tugend

    March 29, 2010 | 5:16 pm

    The different faces of courage confronting overpowering tragedy is the over-riding theme in seven films to be shown on PBS station KCET during Holocaust Remembrance Week, April 10-14.

    “The Diary of Anne Frank” celebrates the quiet courage that allowed one young girl to retain...

  • His Hustling Pays Off in Fashionista Role

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 23, 2010 | 7:13 pm

    When Bryan Greenberg was a struggling actor a decade ago, he was caught up in the kind of New York hustle familiar to the aspiring fashionista he plays on HBO’s “How to Make It in America,” a gritty series about the American dream amid Wall Street disaster.

    “I didn’t get...

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