Jewish Journal

The Fire This Time

By Rob Eshman

July 27, 2000 | 7:59 pm

Late last June, Avi Linden went to Johannesburg, South Africa to visit family. By his own admission, he carried with him the smug attitude of an Israeli immigrant who had left an insecure... read full article

  • Letters to the Editor

    July 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Conspiracy Theory

    Oy vey, lets convene the ADL, JCRC and the AJCs. Sara Blustain ("The Stealth Politics of Dr. Laura," July 14) has given the call for the newest battle for the Jewish community. No, it's not assimilation, threats to Israel or danger to Jews in places like Iran. It's...

  • Defending Hillary

    By Dennis Prager

    July 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    I wish to defend Hillary Clinton against the charge of anti-Semitism. The charge emanates from her allegedly calling Paul Fray, the Jewish manager of husband Bill's failed 1974 Congressional campaign, a "Jew bastard."

    I do so as a practicing Jew; as an author of a book on...

  • Letters to the Editor

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Stand Against Hate

    When a synagogue is burned in Sacramento there is a cry from our people that such acts of cowardice shall not be tolerated. Likewise, we stand today representing the streams of our faith to condemn the violence that took place in the Jerusalem suburb of Ramot...

  • Iran: Politics Gone Wrong

    By Gene Lichtenstein

    July 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    There is not a reader of this newspaper who does not believe - does not know - that the conviction of the 10 Iranian Jews last Saturday was wrong. Wrong and unjust in its violation of due process. Wrong in its disregard of human rights. And wrong in its basic allegation that the 10...

  • To Live and Try in L.A.

    By Rob Eshman

    June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    To be a Jew and a cop is not that unusual, especially in L.A. There are dozens of Jews in the Los Angeles Police Department; in fact, the city's first chief of police, in 1872, was Emil Harris, a Polish-Jewish refugee.

    They join the force for the same reasons others do - to catch the...

  • Letters

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Thanks to Rabbi Weiss

    The English are a fortunate lot that Rabbi Weiss has chosen to live with them. Two years ago I heard Rabbi Weiss speak for one hour. Instead of squandering his time spouting bitterness for this group or that, he delighted the audience with a step-by-step...

  • Reform Needs Standards

    By Dennis Prager

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Reform rabbis' recent resolution on same-gender officiation affirms two mutually contradictory actions: It supports any Reform rabbi who wishes to perform a same-sex ritual, including, though not so specified, marriage; and it supports any Reform rabbi who refuses to perform...

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