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CSU Nixes Israel Study

By Tom Tugend

December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

The 23-campus California State University (CSU) system has canceled its current overseas study program with Hebrew University in Jerusalem, leaving 11 enrolled students to face the loss of... read full article

  • Best-Kept Secret

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Most of the Jewish women in the group are old enough to remember a time when Jewish kids got beaten up by Catholic kids for being "Christ-killers." Most of the Catholic women are old enough to have been taught that the Jews, as a people, were partners in the Romans' murder of...

  • A Losing Battle?

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Burbank is a unique place, a small Midwestern town accidentally transplanted next to Hollywood. While most outsiders equate Burbank with NBC studios, Carson and Leno, townsfolk see it as a small haven amidst the chaos of Los Angeles. It has its own city hall, police, firefighters...

  • Healing Israel’s Scars

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Cardiologist Uri Ben-Zur is fed up with the media's images of Israelis soldiers as the bullies of the Middle East. The Tel Aviv native, currently an attending physician at Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center, recalls how several months ago his cousin Amit was patrolling in the...

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  • Children’s Crusade

    By Tom Tugend

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    More than 200 pediatricians across the United States have condemned a particularly virulent form of child abuse by parents, clergy and governments who place children in the front lines of pitched battles in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.



    The pediatricians have formed Doctors...

  • In God They Trusted

    By Senator Joseph I. Lieberman

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Unlike many who have tried to rule the Jewish people over the course of human history, the ancient Greeks did not set out with evil in their hearts when they overtook Judea more than 2,300 years ago. To the contrary, they were seen as benevolent and enlightened by the standards of...

  • Reading for Chanukah

    By Rita Berman Frischer

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    From demons to pious flying rabbis, from magic frying pans to runaway latkes, from hayfork menorahs (in Chelm, where else?) to a multilingual meditation on peace, you can find something for everybody in books available this holiday season. Enjoy.



    Good Stories



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  • Citywide Solidarity

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The following are other ways organizations are showing support for Israel here at home:

    Thursday, Dec. 7:



    Sinai Temple in Westwood hosts a solidarity event titled "Israel Under Siege: What the Jewish Community Needs to Know" from 6-8 p.m. The function includes remarks by...

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