Jewish Journal

Glenn Yago

  • Israel: A work in progress

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    From the birth of the Zionist movement more than a century ago through its 60 years as a Jewish state, Israel has come of age amid a vastly changing world: two world wars, the technological revolution and economic globalization with all its attendant challenges.

    The creation of...

  • Hey, Hezbollah! Stop the rockets, we’re eating dinner here!

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Adding to the litany of heartbreak, the outbreak that we would soon call the Second Lebanon War erupted more than a week before the accompanying photo was taken in my friend's backyard in the biblical landscape of the Western Galilee village of Clil.

    More than one-third of the...

  • Mourning Abed

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Earlier this month, three California Jews -- all of us strong supporters of Israel -- established a scholarship fund to honor a Palestinian patriot. He was murdered in the terrorist attack in Amman, Jordan, in November, since which time we've been joined by many other prominent...