Jewish Journal

ISIS beheads U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who was Jewish


September 2, 2014 | 10:26 am

U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff. Photo by The Daily Caller/Handout via Reuters

The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air... read full article

  • Ariel Sharon moved to ranch first time since coma

    By Ron Kampeas, JTA

    November 12, 2010 | 8:29 am

    Ariel Sharon was moved to his ranch for the first time since he fell into a coma in January 2006.

    The former Israeli prime minister will spend the weekend at the ranch in the Negev desert, aides said of his move Friday.

    Next week, he will return to the Tel Aviv hospital where he...

  • Ariel Sharon going home


    September 22, 2010 | 10:45 am

    Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma for nearly five years, is expected to be moved from an Israeli hospital to his Negev ranch.

    The former Israeli prime minister, 82, who suffered a stroke on Jan. 6, 2006 that left him comatose, will be moved within the next few weeks from the...

  • 10 years on… what would Sharon say today?

    by Benjamin Joffe-Walt, The Media Line

    September 16, 2010 | 12:48 pm

    For better or worse, it will forever be viewed a major turning point in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: ten years ago this month, a notably overweight aspirant Israeli politician named Ariel Sharon proudly ascended Jerusalem’s Temple Mount escorted by 1,000 Israeli police...

  • Hunting for Ariel Sharon

    by Benjamin Joffe-Walt, The Media Line

    September 16, 2010 | 12:44 pm

    In the illustrative children’s cartoons, “Where’s Waldo?”, readers are asked to feast their eyes on a confusing, highly unrealistic scene to find a lankly, ridiculous-looking little man in a striped red shirt named ‘Waldo’, or, if you’re a Brit, ‘Wally’. Many of the...