Jewish Journal

  • UCLA Forming Israel Studies Program

    By Tom Tugend

    November 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Everybody talks about Israel, but, surprisingly, there is no teaching, research and community program at an American university that focuses solely on the Jewish state in all its multiple facets.

    The gap is beginning to be filled at UCLA, and if all works as planned, the Israel...

  • Briefs

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Sharon Marks Rabin Assassination Anniversary

    Ariel Sharon apologized for any incitement that may have led to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin.

    "Our disputes were never personal, they were for the greater good," the Israeli prime minister said at a Jerusalem memorial marking the...

  • U.S. Jews Laud Withdrawal Vote

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    American Jewish organizations rushed Tuesday afternoon to express support for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza withdrawal plan.

    Sharon's initiative was "not an easy decision, but we fully share the Israeli government's view that it was the right decision to safeguard the...

  • After 10 Years, a Separate Peace

    By Gil Sedan

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Ten years ago this week, in the midst of a desert storm in the Arava Valley, the late King Hussein of Jordan and the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin of Israel signed a peace accord ushering in an era of hope that relations between the neighbors would become a model for a new Middle...

  • Why Bush: Kerry Could Harm Israel

    By Sen. Norm Coleman

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Debates are a chance for the candidates to speak without scripts and show what they truly believe. And in the first presidential debate, Sen. John

    Kerry (D-Mass.) made a revealing comment. While making a point about the war in Iraq, Kerry said that as president, he would make sure...

  • In Campaign, It’s All Israel All the Time

    By Ron Kampeas

    October 28, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Like two surly dinner guests who won't let an argument go, President Bush and Sen. John Kerry won't get off topic when they take their case to U.S. Jews: It's all Israel all the time.

    The prospect of swaying likely voters in a handful of battleground states has brought unprecedented...

  • Q & A With Wilda Spalding

    By Sarah Price Brown

    October 21, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Open Wilda Spalding's "little black book," and you'll discover a code of ethics -- written in part by Eleanor Roosevelt and adopted by the United Nations in 1948: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    Spalding, who will be at the University of Judaism on Oct. 26, has been a...

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