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  • Just a Peace Rally? Read the Fine Print

    By David Finnigan

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    This Sunday's "End Occupation" rally in Hollywood has led Jewish watchdog groups to be concerned about the increasing anti-Semitism of the antiwar movement.

    "How did the antiwar movement become anti-Semitic?" asked Amanda Susskind, regional director of the Pacific Southwest Region...

  • Just the Facts

    By David A. Lehrer

    September 25, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Jews in America are more favorably regarded than Catholics, barely less well liked than Protestants and far more highly viewed than Evangelical Christians. Facts you are not likely to have read in the direct mail you receive from solicitors of contributions.

    It's time for Jews,...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Israel: P.A. Didn't Help Rescue

    The Palestinian Authority had no part in the rescue of a kidnapped Israeli taxi driver, Israeli officials said. P.A. Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas personally pledged cooperation in the efforts to locate and release Eliyahu Gurel, but a senior...

  • Rudolph Linked to Anti-Jewish Ideology

    By Peter Ephross

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Eric Rudolph, the U.S. white supremacist arrested over the weekend for four bombings, including an attack at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, was apparently motivated by an anti-Semitic ideology known as Christian Identity.

    Rudolph, 36, also wrote a paper espousing Holocaust denial...

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  • Explosion of Love in Encino Defeats Hatred

    By Michael Berenbaum

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The response to the attacks in early May against four houses for worship in Encino -- two synagogues, a Baha'i Community Center and a Protestant Church -- shows that the way Americans handle what seemed to be an explosion of hatred defeats that hatred and reinforces our sense of...

  • ‘Terrorist’ Helped Israeli Heal

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    In August 1978, El Al stewardess Yulie Cohen Gerstel stepped off the bus at London's Europa Hotel and saw a man hatefully staring at her.

    "I think he's going to start shooting at us," Gerstel, now 46, told a supervisor.

    Seconds later, she was cowering behind a car while the man and...

  • Home of the Free

    By Joseph Hanania

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The first floor of the building in downtown Paris was shielded by black-tinted glass. It wasn't the clandestine offices of some secret government agency or a gay bar. Rather, it was the synagogue in which my nephew was to be bar mitvahed, with anyone entering the building searched by...

  • Suspect Arrested in Arson Attacks

    By Tom Tugend

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    An Iranian Jewish immigrant has been arrested as a suspect in a string of arson attacks that targeted three synagogues, a church and a Baha'i center, and which had spread fear of hate crimes and even terrorism throughout the San Fernando Valley.

    Farshid Tehrani, 40, who apparently...

  • Reflections After the Fire

    By Harold Schulweis

    May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    On May 7, at about 6:30 a.m., I was awakened by a call informing me that an incendiary bomb had been thrown through the stained-glass window of our sanctuary at Valley Beth Shalom. I rushed to the temple, only to find that our custodians, uninstructed by any temple official, had...

  • Holocaust Programs Focus on Education

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    April 24, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    What do the Kurds have to do with Holocaust? More than you might think.

    When Fran Lapides discusses the plight of this Middle Eastern minority group with her high school students, she notes the similarities to the way the Jews were persecuted during the Holocaust.

    "Why do some...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Pa Gibson's Comments Trouble Jews

    The father of movie star Mel Gibson minimized the Holocaust and denied that the Al Qaeda terrorist network was behind the Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington. In a New York Times Magazine article about the actor's upcoming movie on the...

  • The Lure of Extremism

    By David A. Lehrer

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    As these words are written, Irv Rubin, the national chairman of the Jewish Defense League (JDL) lies in a coma, the apparent victim of self-inflicted wounds.

    Having known Irv and the activities of the local JDL for over a quarter-century, it is an appropriate time to reflect on what...

  • Hebrew School Horror Stories

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    October 24, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Randy Fried will never forget the day he almost had a police escort to Hebrew school. Like many other Jewish students around the country, the then-preteen class clown ("I was a Hebrew school teacher's worst nightmare") tried every excuse in the book to avoid going to his weekly bar...

  • Fighting Hate ‘Under Danny’s Banner’

    By Tom Tugend

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Professor Judea Pearl, an internationally recognized authority on machine intelligence, has discovered a great deal about human emotion -- both private and public -- since his son, journalist Daniel Pearl, was murdered by Islamic extremists in Pakistan eight months ago.

    He, his wife...

  • Why I Stopped Hating France

    By David Suissa

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    A few months ago, in the aftermath of violent attacks against Jews in France, I stood with other activists in front of the French consulate in Los Angeles accusing the country of being anti-Semitic and yelling, "Shame on France." Today, after spending a week in France with the...

  • An Appeal to the Clergy of All Faiths

    By Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Colleagues in faith, we must act together now. We owe it to our respective faiths and our common calling. We cannot feign blindness or muteness while all about us the toxins of racial and religious hate and the anarchy of anthrax continue to poison our environment. Lethal libels...

  • Motivated by Hate

    By Peter Ephross

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Some Jewish facilities in Pittsburgh are under increased security following last week's shooting rampage that killed five minorities, including one Jewish woman.

    Police are adding patrols and keeping marked police cars parked near some Pittsburgh Jewish institutions.

    "We live in an era...

  • Fighting Hate Groups

    By Tom Tugend

    March 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Gov. Gray Davis has proposed far-reaching legislation to combat hate groups, which, he said, pose a "very serious threat to public safety."

    His omnibus bill would strengthen existing laws by expanding the definition of a hate crime, automatically lengthening by three years prison...

  • Furrow, Security and Hate

    By Tom Tugend

    August 26, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Buford O. Furrow Jr. will be tried first in federal court on charges of murdering a U.S. postal carrier. The state trial of the confessed gunman for the alleged shooting spree at the North Valley Jewish Community Center will be delayed until after the federal case is concluded.

    A...

  • A Reason for Remembrance

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Once upon a time, we celebrated holidays and honored men and women and moments from our past as though they were charged with meaning. Armistice Day, Independence Day, Lincoln's birthday. I remember a Memorial Day, in 1976, when everyone marched through the six-block town to the...

  • An Award of His Own

    By Rob Eshman

    January 14, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    It is strange to be alone with Billy Crystal. He's still funny, insightful, charming -- but the venue is all wrong. The Castle Rock headquarters where he works in Beverly Hills has all the ambience of a mortgage brokerage. Crystal's own office is more homey: Craftsman furniture, a...

  • Where the Action Is

    By Adam Gilad

    January 29, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    These are threeexperiences that have made me most hate being Jewish:

    1. Living, in Jerusalem's Old City, among smugOrthodox holy-rollers, who are armored in their American-extractedmoney, their path cleared by the blood spilled by generations ofmostly secular Israelis, strutting...

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