Jewish Journal

Julia Goldman

  • The Mother of DNA

    April 30, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    In March 1953, Maurice Wilkins of King's College London announced the departure of his colleague Rosalind Franklin in a private letter to his friend, Francis Crick, a scientist at the rival Cavendish Laboratory.

    "Our dark lady is leaving us next week," Wilkins wrote.

    At the time,...

  • Virtual Alumni

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    High up on the list of America's top philanthropies rank premier schools and universities: Harvard, Emory, Stanford, Columbia and Duke.

    Yeshiva University is there, too, as is Brandeis University. They are listed as No. 193 and No. 238 in this year's "Philanthropy 400" -- the roster...

  • Jews Report Less Workplace Discrimination

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Religious discrimination in the workplace may be less of a problem for Jews than for other religious minorities, according to a new nationwide study.

    Of the nearly 675 people surveyed -- most of whom are affiliated with one of five religious minorities in the United States -- 66...

  • Transforming the Jewish Community

    November 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    North American Jewish community federations decided years ago that it was time to change the way they relate to one another and the rest of the Jewish world.

    Last week in Atlanta, the formal transformation began to take shape.

    But its real effects may take years to reverberate...

  • Jerusalem Battle Moves to the Magic Kingdom

    September 16, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The latest round in the battle for Jerusalem is being waged not in the Middle East but in the Magic Kingdom.

    The Arab League and Arab-American groups are planning to meet with representatives of Walt Disney World to discuss their concerns that a special exhibit at Disney's EPCOT...

  • Iranian Jews Recall Own Exodus

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The Israelites fled Egypt in haste, but well packed: They began their exodus with their flocks, herds and unleavened bread dough, as well as the jewels and garments of the Egyptians.

    When Soraya Masjedi Nazarian left Iran in 1979, she left behind almost all of her possessions.


  • On the Rise

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Vandalism against Jewish institutions and property rose slightly in 1998, ending a three-year decline in reported anti-Semitic incidents, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    In 1998, 1,611 acts of vandalism and harassment directed against Jews were reported in 42 states and the...