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  • Thankful Kosovar Refugees Leave Israel for Home

    By Gil Sedan

    July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Never in his wildest dreams did Astrid Kuci believe that he would fall in love with Israel. In fact, he hardly knew anything about Israel.

    "I used to know that you are a country in the Middle East which is constantly in a state of war with its neighbors. I used to think of you in...

  • Always, The Next Generation

    June 3, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    I suppose it comes under the heading of accident and happenstance, but the response last week of The Jewish Federation to the plight of the Kosovar refugees seems to me very much on target. The Federation's staff and leaders acted quickly and effectively. There was relatively little...
  • The Youngest Victims

    By Daphna Edwards Ziman

    May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    On May 3, filmmaker Daphna Edwards Ziman accompanied a delegation from United Jewish Communities on a humanitarian mission to help the Kosovar refugees. The group brought food and medical supplies to the refugees and airlifted mothers and children from the camps in Albania and...
  • Swift Response

    By Julie G Fax

    April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    With echoes of the Holocaust and pogroms haunting a collective conscience, the Jewish community in Los Angeles has mobilized forces to come to the aid of Kosovar refugees left homeless and hungry by Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.

    Schools, synagogues and organizations have moved...