Jewish Journal

  • True Blue Jew

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 9, 2007 | 5:42 pm

    I left religion out of today’s story about a 91-year-old Dodger devotee because it really wasn’t germane. But it is worth a mention.

    Of course, to many Americans, sports are religion. But Nettie Berkson’s Westside apartment isn’t decorated like it belongs to someone who will attend... read on

  • Catholic irony

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 8, 2007 | 10:35 pm


    CardinalGeorge.jpgEnding up in the hospital certainly wasn’t what Cardinal Francis George of the Archdiocese of Chicago had in mind when he decided he would bless Easter meals with holy water.

    George, 70, was hospitalized after he slipped on a patch of marble floor... read on

  • One, Jew, three

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 7, 2007 | 8:01 pm

    Tab.jpgQuestion: How many Jewish-American princesses does it take to screw in a light bulb?

    If you’ve heard the joke, that answer is pretty easy. But what is more difficult is determining how many Jewish-American princesses there are, or how many Jewish Americans for that matter.

    A new... read on

  • Bill Donahue goes ‘soft’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 5, 2007 | 12:35 pm

    Bill Donohue’s Catholic League responded to last night’s “South Park” with this brief press release:

    I have no idea why “South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker caricature me as a heartless thug. In any event, I stand convicted and have no defense. Now I have to get back to... read on

  • A South Park Easter

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 5, 2007 | 12:34 pm


    Donohue.png“South Park” tonight absolutely skewered Catholic League President Bill Donohue in a ridiculous episode that used the Da Vinci Code formula to claim their was a centuries-old conspiracy to cover up the fact that St. Peter was in fact a rabbit—Peter... read on

  • Francis Collin’s DNA for faith

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 4, 2007 | 6:17 pm

    It’s been almost a year since Francis Collins, director of the Human Genome Project, wrote The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

    , a book promoters dream. Collins was written up in just about every major publication, from the LA Times to the Times of London.

    ... read on
  • Obama our savior

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 3, 2007 | 12:10 pm

    So there certainly is a crowd of Democrats that hopes Barack Obama is the messiah their forefathers spoke of. But seriously, this? Last Saturday, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago put on display an undergraduate’s papier mache sculpture of Obama in the Son of God’s robe and... read on

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