Jewish Journal

Richard Allen Greene

  • British Writer Snubs Pro-Israel Letters

    August 14, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    A British newspaper columnist who admits that he ignores pro-Israel letters to the editor if the writer has a Jewish name will not be punished, the country's media watchdog has decided.

    Richard Ingrams, a columnist for the Observer newspaper, made the remark last month in a column...

  • New Form of Anti-Semitism

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    British Jews are facing a new form of anti-Semitism so unlike its past incarnations that it should be known by a new name, Judeophobia, according to a new study by a leading Jewish think tank.

    Coming after conferences on anti-Semitism in New York, Amsterdam, Paris and Vienna, the...

  • It Pays the Bills

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A controversy has erupted after reports that a British charity set up to aid German Jewish refugees accepted royalties from the sale of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" -- even though the group no longer accepts the royalties.

    The public announcement that the German Welfare Council no longer...

  • Kosher Meat Less Prone to Foot-and-Mouth Disease

    March 22, 2001 | 6:59 pm

    As far as foot-and-mouth disease is concerned, it's good to be Jewish.

    Since the outbreak of the disease last month, Jews who keep kosher have faced fewer serious meat shortages than the rest of the British community.

    The economics of kosher slaughter have worked in Jews' favor.


  • Snatch

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The four Chassidic Jews pass through security with only a minor delay. They take an elevator to an upper floor.

    They walk down a hallway. They enter a diamond merchant's workshop.They pull guns from under their coats and threaten to blow people's heads off if they don t hand over a...

  • Forwarding a Hoax

    May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Heard the one about the father who told his children he was leaving their mother in order to get them to come home for Passover? What about the man who taught his parrot to daven? Read any good Jewish haiku lately?

    If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," there's probably...