I have been asked by the Hillel Foundation at Dartmouth College to meet with them on the occasion of Israel's 54th birthday. There aren't too many of us still around who were there at its birth, and they would like to hear, from the perspective of a participant, what made it possible...
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Tag: Jewish State
April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm
March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
I heard you had a great trip to Saudi Arabia. In the privacy of their homes people removed their veils and expressed their true feelings. Even the crown prince, the guy who really runs Saudi Arabia, spent some time with you.
Apparently he has a great new idea. Israel...
December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm
October 21, 1999 | 8:00 pmJust last month, Walt Disney World appeared to be right in the path of a bona fide hurricane. Hurricane Floyd was headed for Florida's eastern coast, and Walt Disney World was forced to close its doors for the first time in its 28-year history. But Mickey's luck held out. Floyd...
May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pmPundits everywhere are calling Israel's election results a "political earthquake." In fact, though, two distinct tremors have overturned the rules and realities that have governed the Jewish state and its policy-making these past three years.
Labor Party leader Ehud Barak's 56 percent...
March 18, 1999 | 7:00 pmBarry Fisher, director of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department crime laboratory, showed up in Jerusalem this week, invited by the Israeli Police Department to give a couple of lectures and the benefit of his 30 years' experience to the forensics people of the Jewish state. In...
April 30, 1998 | 8:00 pm
Israel has always meant a lot to my parents, butit was my mother who took the Jewish state personally. She waspregnant at the time Israel was being created, in the spring of 1948,and to this day, she still describes the joy -- the triumph! -- ofbringing a new life into a world where...
June 26, 1997 | 8:00 pmElizabeth Rodgers, co-director of the documentary, "Exodus 1947."
In July 1947, a Chesapeake Bay steamer loaded with 4,500 Holocaust survivors was attacked by the British navy on its way to Palestine. The ship was called Exodus 1947, and its aborted voyage galvanized world opinion...