Jewish Journal

  • Regime Change

    By Rob Eshman

    December 21, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    I'm at a stunning house in Beverly Hills. The hosts are pillars of the Persian Jewish community. The food is incredible. Milky raw almonds and walnuts floating in silver bowls of ice water. Candied kumquats on gilt platters. Fragrant rice pilafs beribboned with dried cherries and...
  • Fatah-Hamas conflict forces Palestinians to choose

    By Leslie Susser

    December 21, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In calling for elections, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has sharpened the choice facing the Palestinian people: Back his Fatah party and have peace with Israel and the promise of economic prosperity, or support the rejectionism of Hamas, whose nine months in office...
  • American-style retirement for Israel’s seniors

    By Miriam Bulwar David-Hay

    December 21, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The photos in the brochures and on Web sites are all different yet somehow similar: A group or a pair of elegantly dressed older men and women sit or stand against a backdrop of flowers or greenery, their graying hair carefully coiffed, their faces clear-eyed and smiling, their teeth...
  • U.S., Israeli officials see conflicting Iraq study ideas

    By Ron Kampeas

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    American and Israeli government officials agree on two things: Iraq has nothing at all to do with Israeli-Arab issues.

    Except when it does.

    From President Bush and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on down, the leadership of the Israeli and U.S. governments are simultaneously embracing...

  • He makes unique dreidels, and he makes them out of clay

    By Sarah Price Brown

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    In a gallery carved into a stone wall amid the ancient ruins of Caesarea, Eran Grebler sits at a potter's wheel shaping clay dreidels.

    Outside, tourists explore the old amphitheater, temple and residential quarters of this Israeli city built by King Herod the Great in 30 B.C.E....

  • Text of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s speech at the 2006 UJC General Assembly

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Thank you for this opportunity; it is such a pleasure to be here with you all.

    Thank you Bobby for your kind words. I have followed your career throughout the years, including during this last period at UJC. I have always been impressed by your thoughtfulness, and the practical...

  • Livini to GA: We must tell Israel’s story through a human lens

    By Tom Tugend

    November 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    One of Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni top priorities is to close the gap between Israel's militant image abroad and the reality of a vibrant, multi-faceted nation. In her address Sunday afternoon to the opening session of General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish...

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