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Furrow Sentenced

By Tom Tugend

March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Buford Furrow is led off after his arrest for the JCC shootings and the murder of mail

Buford O. Furrow Jr. was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison in an intensely emotional court hearing, during which relatives of a slain postal worker and of five persons wounded in a... read full article

  • Who Speaks for the Jews?

    By Tom Tugend

    January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Let's talk about this topic !

    In the eyes of television, radio and print editors and reporters, who speaks for the Los Angeles Jewish community? To find out, The Jewish Journal asked 17 media professionals covering the Southland, "If a story with a Jewish or Israeli angle came...

  • Mightier Than the Sword

    By Beverly Gray

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    In southern Sudan, a quiet holocaust is now underway. Since 1983, millions of Dinka and Nuba tribespeople have been massacred, tortured and enslaved by their Muslim neighbors. While much of the world averts its eyes, a small interfaith coalition is working tirelessly to save those...

  • Legacy of a Quiet Giant

    By David Evanier

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Black and Jewish legislators, colleagues and friends of Rep. Julian C. Dixon, who died on Dec. 8 at the age of 66, spoke to The Journal this week about a man they regarded as a bridge-builder -- a quiet and unassuming but highly gifted and dedicated champion of civil rights and...

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  • Let there be light

    By Sharon Halper

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As the rabbis asked, what is Chanukah? It's the darkest time of the year. One might easily believe that it will never be light and warm again. Natural history proves us wrong. The miracle of the seasons is the evidence.

    There's darkness in many parts of the world. One could...

  • 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 academic credits and tuition subsidies.



    Despite these difficulties, nine of the students...

  • 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...

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