Jewish Journal

World Briefs

By JTA Staff

November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Sharon Defends West Bank Incursion

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon defended Israeli incursions into the West Bank in a phone call with Colin Powell. Sharon told the U.S. secretary of... read full article

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sharon Held Responsible

    Six Palestinians were killed when Israeli tanks entered a West Bank village, despite U.S. calls for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian-controlled territory. Israel said the six were killed when they opened fire on Israeli troops entering Beit Re'ema on...

  • Community Briefs

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Sherman Talks With Students

    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) took advantage of the anthrax scare-related days out of Washington, D.C., to speak with Valley constituents about the war on terrorism. On Monday, Oct. 22, Sherman stopped by Milken High School of Stephen Wise Temple...

  • World Briefs

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Birthright Extends Deadline

    A program that sends young Jews on free trips to Israel extended its registration deadline to Nov. 5 in the hopes of attracting more participants for winter trips.

    Officials with Birthright Israel, which has approximately 8,000 North American Jews signed...

  • Briefs

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Bin Laden's Rhetoric

    Nowhere on the planet was Osama bin Laden as popular this week as in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

    It took Palestinians a whole night, after the first news spread of the attack on Kabul, before they took to the streets in protest.

    Like the rest of the world,...

  • A New Reality for Jews

    By Joel Kotkin

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The launching of a retaliatory war for the twin destruction of the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon marks a watershed event for all Americans, but for none more than the Jewish community. It could mark the end of an era of liberal innocence for America's Jews and redirect...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    WTC Developer Praises 'Family'

    The real estate developer who held the lease on the World Trade Center praised the Jewish communal "family" for coming together in the days following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

    Speaking at a federation campaign luncheon, Larry Silverstein, a major...

  • Target One, Target All

    By James D. Besser

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Is President George W. Bush serious about waging a global fight against terrorists and the nations that support them? Or is he just targeting the sprawling network of Osama bin Laden, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks in Washington and New York?

    So far, most evidence...

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