Jewish Journal

Nathan D. Wirtschafter

  • Time to Go Home

    February 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    When my wife and I woke up on the day we made aliyah, we talked and decided that we felt good. Natural. Normal. A little excited. A bit eager. Somewhat tired from some late-night, last-minute packing. Above all, we were ready. It was time to go.

    The family dressed in T-shirts that...

  • U.S. Must Move Embassy to Jerusalem

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    As part of the war on terror, it's time for the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem and effectively end the dispute over Israel's capital.

    More than three years ago, Yasser Arafat branded the Palestinian Authority's terror campaign against Israel the "Al Aqsa Intifada."


  • Ninth Circuit Misses on Iran

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    I once appeared in court to ask that three additional defendants be held liable on a judgment.

    The judge was skeptical -- until I showed him that the additional defendants had forged both a set of articles of incorporation and a doctor's business license.

    The judge looked at the...

  • Sharon Explained

    March 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Recent critics of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon have impatiently charged that he has "no plan" to resolve Israel's current crisis. The charge is mistaken and is simply a case of shooting a messenger with a message few -- whether they be from the right or the left -- want to hear.