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October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

Banks Waive Fees on Reparation Payments

Holocaust survivors in California will no longer have to pay up to 12 percent of their reparation payments in wire transfer fees charged by five... read full article

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Settlers Protest Outpost Dismantling

    Jewish settlers protested at an illegal outpost in the West Bank to oppose army plans to dismantle mobile homes there. According to witnesses, protesters beat up journalists and stoned their cars Wednesday, damaging camera equipment. At midday,...

  • Idaho Remembers Anne

    By Tom Tugend

    October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Not long ago, the mention of Idaho conjured up images of neo-Nazis of the Aryan Nations goose-stepping at their forest redoubt in this Northwestern state.

    But now, Idaho will draw some more welcome attention as the home of the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial and Park, in the heart...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Princeton, MIT Professors Win Nobels

    A professor with dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship is sharing this year's Nobel Prize in Economics Sciences. Daniel Kahneman, 68, based at Princeton University, is sharing the roughly $1 million prize with professor Vernon Smith, 75, of George...

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  • Community Briefs

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Glendale Discusses Future of Swastika Lampposts

    The green cast-iron lampposts that light the streets of Glendale illuminate a controversy that will not go away. All 930 of the street lights are decorated at their bases with a band made up of swastikas. The swastikas on the...

  • Synagogues to Fly on Wings of Song

    By Julie G Fax

    October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The real measure of success for Hallelu will not be whether the Universal Amphitheatre is filled to capacity on Sunday, Oct. 20, or whether the audience leaves humming the songs performed by an unprecedented gathering of Jewish musical talent for what is essentially a giant kumsitz.

    ...

  • Community Briefs

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Two Lectures Series Provide Escape to the Past

    Two lecture series, one on biblical archaeology, the other on the beginnings of writing, will allow participants to escape the unruly present and explore the ancient world of 2,000 to 5,000 years ago.

    The University of Judaism...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Slain Son of Columnist Buried



    More than 2,000 mourners gathered on Tuesday in Ra'nanaa's military cemetery to lay to rest Ari Weiss, a sergeant in the Nahal Brigade who was killed in a gun battle in Nabulus on Monday. Weiss, 21, was the son of Rabbi Stewart Weiss, director of...

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