Jewish Journal

  • Rabin memorials held throughout Israel


    October 29, 2009 | 6:42 pm

    Israel is marking the 14th anniversary of the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

    Even as memorial services were held Thursday, the...

  • Study: Holocaust survivors at higher risk for cancer


    October 29, 2009 | 6:40 pm

    Jewish Holocaust survivors are at a higher risk for cancer, a study found.

    The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Haifa and published...

  • Female Orthodox scholars helping women talk about sex

    By Dina Kraft, JTA

    October 29, 2009 | 6:15 pm

    With Shabbat fast approaching, the sun was beginning to melt in the Jerusalem sky when the phone rang in Noa Lau’s kitchen.

    On the line was a woman who...

  • To honor her body, a writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor

    By Jo-Ann Mort, Tablet

    October 29, 2009 | 5:53 pm

    On my first trip to Israel 29 years ago, I was waiting for a friend at the entrance to Beit Hatfutsot, a museum on the Tel Aviv University campus. It was...

  • Netanyahu’s Goldstone Dilemma

    by Leslie Susser, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    October 28, 2009 | 7:31 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing one of the most acute dilemmas since his return to power last March: how to respond to the U.N.-sponsored...

  • J Street confab shows generational divide on Israel

    By Eric Fingerhut , JTA

    October 28, 2009 | 3:34 pm

    After all the arguing in recent weeks over J Street, one thing was clear at the inaugural conference of the self-described “pro-Israel, pro-peace”...

  • Peace Now head barred from Knesset


    October 28, 2009 | 3:27 pm

    The director of Peace Now in Israel has been barred from entering the Knesset.

    Yariv Oppenheimer on Monday was barred until further notice by Knesset...

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