Jewish Journal

  • ANALYSIS: Israel and NGOs Clash Over Gaza War Assessments

    by Ron Kampeas, JTA

    August 26, 2009 | 6:28 pm

    The fighting in Gaza ended months ago, but the fight over the war rages on between Israel and NGOs.

    NGOs have been issuing reports accusing Israel of war...

  • Kennedy seen as giant on domestic issues, Soviet Jewry

    By Eric Fingerhut, JTA

    August 26, 2009 | 1:26 pm

    U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) is being remembered in the Jewish community for his huge impact on domestic issues such as education and health care,...

  • Ted Kennedy Dead at 77


    August 26, 2009 | 4:48 am


    U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, a major figure in the Democratic Party who took the helm of one of America’s most fabled...

  • Ron Bloom: Car czar in the Labor Zionist tradition

    By Rachel Tepper, JTA

    August 25, 2009 | 2:25 pm

    By now Ron Bloom’s professional road to becoming the Obama administration’s car czar has been widely reported. Missing from the coverage, however, has...

  • Tell-all book drags Hadassah back into Madoff story

    By Ami Eden and Jacob Berkman, JTA

    August 25, 2009 | 7:49 am

    Sheryl Weinstein, the high-profile victim of Bernard Madoff claiming to have had an affair with the confessed swindler, kicked off her book tour Tuesday...

  • Prison Official: Madoff isn’t dying of cancer!


    August 24, 2009 | 6:11 pm

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    This morning the NY Post declared that Bernie Madoff had cancer (headline: Bernie’s Cancer Cell: Madoff Dying—Unless He Can Cheat Death, Too). But a US Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman is now saying that this is not so: “While the NY Post story is full of inaccuracies, and we can’t specifically address all of them, we can tell you that Bernie Madoff is not terminally ill, and has not been diagnosed with cancer.”

    Read the rest of the story at HuffingtonPost.com.

  • Bernie Madoff Reportedly Dying of Cancer

    By RICH CALDER, NYPost.com

    August 24, 2009 | 12:29 pm

    From NYPost.com:

    Madoff, who is serving 150 years at a North Carolina federal prison after pleading guilty to swindling more than $65 billion, has been telling fellow inmate he doesn’t have much longer to live.

    “He’s been taking about 20 pills a day for his cancer,” one inmate told the newspaper. “He talks about it all the time. He’s not doing very well.”

    Read the full story here.

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