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March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

Hollywood Welcomes Israel Foreign Minister

Israel Foreign Affairs Minister Silvan Shalom met with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and a bevy of high-powered Hollywood stars, an achievement... read full article

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    State Ousted Clarke Because of Israel

    The first Bush administration forced Richard Clarke out of the State Department in 1992 because it said he ignored Israeli arms transfers to China. Clarke, a White House counterterrorism expert at the time of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks,...

  • Community Briefs

    March 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    No 'Idol' Chatter at Milken Speech Contest

    Milken Community High School senior Nona Farahnik was named Milken Idol for her stirring pro-Israel speech in the school's March 10 public speaking finals, with other competitors talking about bullies, cheating, the homeless and...

  • Michael and Bob

    By Karen Alexander

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It was not your typical wedding invitation -- a Monday morning phone call inquiring if my husband and I would be available that afternoon when our friends Michael and Bob were hoping to marry at San Francisco's City Hall. They decided to marry years ago, but instead of throwing an...

  • Jewish Groups Meet Bush at Conclave

    By David Finnigan

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    President Bush hugged a cantor, listened to an Orthodox high school choir, walked with an addict-turned-rabbi and heard success stories of the Jewish-based Beit T'Shuvah addiction treatment center during his March 3 Southern California visit.

    "We're all realizing that we need to have...

  • My Culture War

    By Rob Eshman

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Freedom of the press is, strictly speaking, the freedom to own a press. Within wonderfully broad limits, The New York Times can say anything it wants, but you can't say anything you want in The New York Times.

    Radio entertainer Howard Stern, as successful and wealthy as he is,...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Kerry to Get Holocaust Records

    Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) will be given records about relatives who were killed during the Holocaust. The presumptive Democratic nominee recently learned that his paternal grandmother's brother and sister, both Jewish, were killed by the Nazis....

  • High Court’s New Territory: Nazi Loot

    By Tom Tugend

    March 4, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    "I feel that I gave my best performance at the right time and in the right place," said a jubilant E. Randol Schoenberg.

    Schoenberg's performance hadn't won him an Oscar but something else that he believed was infinitely more important -- an appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court.


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