Jewish Journal

Brianne Korn

  • Second Thought

    June 1, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Holocaust destroyed any notion of God that Helga Newmark may have previously contemplated. But more than 50 years later, Newmark, 67, has been ordained a rabbi, marking the end of a long journey riddled with hurdles.

    "I always liked challenges, I guess," Newmark said.She joined...

  • Downward Trend

    April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Although high-profile violence against Jews grabbed headlines in 1999, overall anti-Semitic incidents nationwide declined by 4 percent, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    The group's Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, published annually since 1979, tracks anti-Jewish acts...

  • Honoring the Righteous

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When the atrocities of the Holocaust came to public light, many unsung heroes remained in the shadows.

    In a ceremony at the United Nations on Monday, some rescued Holocaust survivors met their unknown heroes, or those heroes' family members, for the first time since the war.


  • Investing in Israel

    March 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    "The land of the prophets is becoming the land of profits," says an American businessman who has transformed his passion for the State of Israel into a successful business venture.

    Cliff Goldstein, 42, launched AMIDEX35 last year, a mutual fund index that tracks and invests solely in...