Jewish Journal


December 16, 2004 | 7:00 pm


Weller Pleads Not Guilty

George Russell Weller, the 88-year-old driver whose Buick killed 10 shoppers at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market, pleaded not guilty Dec. 8 to 10 counts of felony... read full article

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    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    FBI Inquiry Into Expert's Death

    The FBI is investigating the death of an American Jewish terrorism expert. Jason Korsower, 29, died in his sleep in his Washington apartment Nov. 26. An autopsy has proven inconclusive, his family said, and the FBI is looking into his death. Citing...

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    By David Finnigan

    December 9, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Sports Program for Disabled

    When Jeff Liss saw a group of developmentally challenged boys wearing kippot last year at the Third Street Promende, it gave him an idea.

    Liss, a coach with the Westside division of the Special Olympics, had trained and worked with mentally and...

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    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Clinton Shoah Honor

    Former President Bill Clinton will be honored Feb. 17 at the Shoah Visual History Foundation's annual Ambassadors for Humanity dinner.

    Filmmaker and Shoah founding chairman Steven Spielberg said in a Nov. 30th statement, "President Clinton's leadership around...

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    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Three Men Arranged for Murder of Israelis

    Three men facing possible death sentences for the murder of two Israelis were arraigned in L.A. County Superior Court on Nov. 10.

    During a brief court appearance, the men, handcuffed and wearing blue prison jumpsuits, pleaded not guilty to...

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    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Iran Admits Supplying Spy Drones

    The London-based newspaper A-Sharq al-Awsat quoted an Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer as saying the Lebanese militia received eight drones in August. On Monday, Hezbollah sent one drone on a 10-minute sortie over northern Israel, worrying the...

  • Rolls of Veterans Groups Dwindling

    By David Finnigan

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Seymour Goldman spent World War II with an Army cleanup crew handling mustard gas drums in India.

    "It was a terrible job," said the 83-year-old, a retired TV repairman who lives in Culver City. "When I got out, I just didn't want anything more to do with it."

    For Goldman and...

  • Stakes Loom Big in Future of High Court

    By James D. Besser

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) gets it and so does the Religious Action Center (RAC) of Reform Judaism. Both groups have made careful scrutiny of the Bush administration's judicial nominations a top priority in the past year.

    Groups on the religious right get it, as...

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