Jewish Journal

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... read full article

  • 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

    "For Hope:...

  • 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...

  • Defining a Mission’s Mission

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 7, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    With both tourism and national morale at a critical low in Israel, Los Angeles Jewish leaders are heeding the call of Israeli diplomats and boarding planes to Israel to physically show their support for the Jewish homeland. And while some trips nationwide are raising questions about...

  • Chanukah in Ventura

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    One sure sign the Conejo Valley Jewish community is growing comes every year about this time. That's not when demographers turn in their latest report, but when the community holds its annual Chanukah festival. Organizers say nothing better reflects the burgeoning Jewish population...

  • Building Bridges

    By Ruth Stroud

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    About a year ago, Rabbi Ron Shulman of Congregation Ner Tamid in Rancho Palos Verdes attended an interfaith meeting at a nearby Catholic retreat. The discussion focused on the importance of the millennium year as a time of renewal and reconciliation in the Catholic Church and other...

  • Warts and All

    By Tom Tugend

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    True to its title, the documentary "In Search of Peace (Part One: 1948-1967)" covers the broad sweep of history during Israel's first two decades, but it is the small human touches that stick in the mind:Golda Meir, engulfed by a mass of humanity outside the Moscow synagogue in the...

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