Jewish Journal

  • Stoned in Jerusalem

    By David Suissa

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    I've figured out what unites all Jews. Or at least all Israeli Jews.

    It's not what you think: that we are united because of a common threat to our survival. That certainly concentrates the mind and creates an unusual bond, however fleeting. But after spending a week in the Holy Land...

  • No More Herring

    By Hirsh Goodman

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Why should Israel have to explain that suicide bombing is a bad thing?

    Shouldn't the information problem be a Palestinian thing?

    About a month ago, when the battle in Jenin was at its height, I received a call from a Norwegian radio station. "How," I was asked, "is the Israeli...

  • Israel Announces ‘Land for Terror’ Policy

    By Leslie Susser

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Just 36 hours after a bus bombing in southern Jerusalem that killed 19 Israelis -- and before another bombing in the northern part of the city killed at least seven -- Israeli soldiers were digging in around the Palestinian city of Jenin.

    It was obvious they were planning a long...

  • Can’t Stop ‘Moment’

    By Jessica Steinberg

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The entire cafe has been redone, from the tiled floor and free-standing square bar, to the newly installed bulletproof windows and replanted flower beds, but the effects of the March 9 bombing at the Moment cafe remain deeply etched in Maimon Amsalem's body and mind.

    The left side of...

  • Israel Today

    By Steve Lipman

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The Terror of '48: Alexander Zvielli

    Monday, Feb. 2, 1948. The front-page headline in The Palestine Post was about the newspaper itself: "PALESTINE POST PRESS AND OFFICES DESTROYED." A stolen British police truck loaded with a half-ton of explosives blew up on Hasolel Street, later...

  • Unknown Victims of War

    By Rachael Wiseman

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    At the age of 25, Pnina Cohen became a widow, with the added responsibility of raising two small children. In addition to the emotional challenges faced by those who lose their spouses at such an early age, Cohen was also faced with the fiscal realities of mortgage payments and food...

  • Mission Accomplished

    By Amy Klein

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Dr. Robert Khorhramian had never been to Israel before. Since he moved to Los Angeles from Iran in the late 1970s, the 46-year-old foot and ankle surgeon had planned many times to visit, yet something came up every time. But last month at Sinai Temple, he heard about the 48-hour...

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