Jewish Journal

Yaakov Katz

  • Community Briefs

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish Candidate Drops Out of Insurance Chief Race

    One of two Jewish candidates seeking the Republican nomination for California insurance commissioner has pulled out of the race.

    Dr. Phil Kurzner, a Westside urologist, told supporters at a Feb. 21 fundraiser that he is withdrawing...

  • Evicted, Angry and Worried

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    There is no place like home, and no one knows it better than the former Jewish settlers of the Gaza Strip. Evicted from their beachside villages on the shores of the lapping Mediterranean Sea, they are living this week out of hotel rooms, high school dormitories or in refugee-like...

  • Goodbye Morag

    August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    This tiny settlement near the shores of the Mediterranean, in its last days of existence, has been torn into unhappy -- and often angry -- factions this week as Israeli security forces loitered around its sandy streets, together with hundreds of activists.

    The soldiers are here to...