Jewish Journal


By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

January 25, 2001 | 7:00 pm

City Must Be Shared

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said Israeli and Palestinian negotiators must find a way to share administration of Jerusalem's Old City and its holy sites "so... read full article

  • Briefs

    By Michael Aushenker

    December 21, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Righteous Honor

    "I don't feel like a hero," said 91-year-old Annie Schipper. "I did what I had to do."

    What Annie and her husband Pieter "had to do" in 1942 was to hide a young Jewish couple with a baby son in their small apartment in Amsterdam, at the risk of their own lives....

  • Safe and Sound

    By Stuart Schoffman

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Amerika, du hast es besser ... - J.W. von Goethe, 1827

    It was a perky El Al stewardess named Meital who first informed me, a few hours after the polls had closed, that George Bush had won the election. We were 30,000 feet over Halifax, more or less, and hundreds of Jews, crammed...

  • Briefs

    By Jewish Telegraphic Agency

    December 14, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Panel 'Won't Point Fingers'

    The leader of an international panel probing the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian violence said the panel plans to visit the region several more times before issuing its report. "It's not our intention to inflame the situation," former U.S. Sen. George...

  • Coup DeLay

    By Douglas M. Bloomfield

    November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Gov. George W. Bush claimed his birthright Sunday night after his Florida campaign co-chair and ambassador-in-waiting Katherine Harris, the Florida secretary of state, brushed aside requests for a few more hours to continue counting votes.

    W immediately began naming retreads from...

  • Beyond Ordinary

    By George Medovoy

    November 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    The Silverado Trail, a picturesque highway that winds its way through the Napa Valley, isn't exactly where you'd expect to find someone staking his claim to Jewish identity. But for Ernie Weir, this is home base.

    Weir is owner and winemaker of Hagafen Cellars, one of California's...

  • Is the Electoral College Good for Jews?

    By James D

    November 23, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Almost as soon as it became apparent that the disputed vote in Florida would determine the winner of this month's presidential election, politicians around the country started hurling rhetorical grenades about the Electoral College.

    Hillary Clinton, now the Democratic senator-elect...

  • Briefs

    November 16, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Weiss Shakes Up British Jews

    It hasn't taken Rabbi Abner Weiss long to make waves in his new London post.

    The former spiritual leader of Beth Jacob Congregation, a leading centrist Orthodox synagogue in Beverly Hills, takes up most of the front page of Britain's Jewish Chronicle, with...

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