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By Jewish Journal Staff

January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

JDL-ers Plead Not Guilty

The Jewish Defense League's (JDL) Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, attempted arson and possession of a destructive device.... read full article

  • Community Briefs

    By Mike Levy

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Farrakhan for Free?

    A City Council decision to waive event fees for a February Nation of Islam convention drew protests from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Nearly $30,000 in Convention Center rental fees and costs were waived by the council, which determined the event served a...

  • World Briefs

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Israel: U.S. Didn't Help

    Israel denied a newspaper report that the CIA helped Israel track down a smuggled arms shipment. "This operation was purely blue and white," said a spokeswoman for the Israeli military, referring to the colors of Israel's flag. Citing unnamed U.S....

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Crown Heights Decision Overturned

    The brother of the Chasidic man killed in the 1991 Crown Heights riots will fight a court decision overturning the convictions of two men. Norman Rosenbaum told JTA that he plans to fly from Australia to New York in the coming days. "I have a...

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  • Careless Undertaking

    By Mike Levy

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    A gruesome scandal at two Jewish cemeteries in Florida may have implications at a cemetery near you.

    A class-action lawsuit alleges that Menorah Gardens oversold space at its Palm Beach County cemetery and at another cemetery in Broward County.

    The lawsuit also claims that remains...

  • Briefs

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Bay Cities JCC Emergency Meeting

    Twenty-five parents gathered at Bay Cities Jewish Community Center on Monday night to discuss emergency strategies to try to save their center. Bay Cities JCC is one of four community centers set to close by the summer because of insufficient...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Sabbath Bill Makes Waves

    Israeli legislators are sparring over a bill that would change which establishments are allowed to open on the Sabbath. The bill would allow places of entertainment, such as theaters and cafes, to open on the Sabbath, while stores would shut down.

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  • Community Briefs

    January 3, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Bail-Jumper Found

    A local engineer, who jumped bail 16 years ago, pleaded guilty in federal court Dec. 28 to unlawfully exporting potential nuclear triggers to Israel.

    Richard Kelly Smyth, 72, admitted shipping some 800 krytrons -- 2-inch long glass bulbs, whose applications range...

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