Jewish Journal

Just Say No to NPR

By Andrea Levin

October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

Recent boycotts of media outlets, launched mostly by grass-roots groups concerned about anti-Israel bias, have prompted criticism from a few establishment Jewish organizations that have... read full article

  • For What It’s Worth

    By Elliot Fein

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In 1999, I journeyed down to San Diego to view an exhibit on "World War II Through Russian Eyes" at Balboa Park's Municipal Gymnasium and Exhibit Hall. Part of the exhibit included actual clothing items that Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin wore when they inspected their troops. Each...

  • Intifada Fruits: A Palestinian Perspective

    By Muhammed El-Hasan

    October 3, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    What were the Palestinians thinking when they revolted against Israel two years ago?

    By all appearances, they're much worse off now than before the clashes began.

    My uncle Sakher, in the village of Beit Iba near Nablus, told me it's never been this bad, not even during the first...

  • Sukkot and Our Duty to Alleviate Poverty

    By Rabbi David Saperstein

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This Friday marks the end of the celebration of Sukkot. The word Sukkot, of course, means "booths," and refers to the temporary dwellings that we spent the past week eating, singing and even sleeping in. We remember the wandering of the Jews in the desert and celebrate the fall...

  • The Self-Denying Prophecy

    By Lawrence H. Summers

    September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    This address was given Sept. 17, 2002, at morning prayers at Harvard University's Memorial Church in Cambridge, Mass.

    I speak with you today, not as president of [Harvard] University, but as a concerned member of our community, about something that I never thought I would become...

  • Israel’s Homeland Security: Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared

    By Rep. Jane Harman

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Over Labor Day weekend, I stared across the Israeli-Lebanese border at yellow Hezbollah flags and a large billboard with the horrifying image of a beheaded Israeli. A Hezbollah militant stood on the other side of the ugly electrified fence, snapping photos of me, senior officers of...

  • AMBER: The U.S. Moral Alert

    By Rabbi Eli Hecht

    September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    At least once a week, we hear reports of missing children. Some are found alive and others, tragically, dead.

    Some become names on the missing list and remain a mystery.

    The heartbreak is great, and families never truly recover from the trauma. For years, we have been aware of this...

  • How Oslo Harmed Israel

    By Morton A. Klein

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Nine years have passed since the signing of the Oslo accords on the White House lawn. Is Israel better off or worse off as a result of Oslo?

    During the first seven years following the accords, more than 300 Israelis were murdered by Palestinian Arab terrorists -- far more than the...

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