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  • Letters to the editor: Orlando, Dennis Prager and atheism, Muhammad Ali and more

    June 22, 2016 | 10:06 am

    An Astute Reaction to Orlando

    I’d like to thank Rob Eshman for his insightful response to the Orlando tragedy (“Pulse and Pride,” June 17). It had the merit of being the smartest and most comprehensive reaction I read this week, while remaining succinct and...

  • Muhammad Ali memorial service features remarks by Jewish leaders

    By Ryan Torok

    June 10, 2016 | 6:25 pm

    Several Jewish figures participated in the June 10 memorial service for late boxing champion Muhammad Ali, with participants in the ceremony discussing Ali’s unparalleled athletic ability, controversial political activism and more.

    “[Ali was a great fighter for justice and...

  • Muhammad Ali vs. the Jews: A split decision

    June 6, 2016 | 9:10 am

    Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who died Friday at 74, railed against Jewish promoters and slammed Zionist control of the world, but he also attended his grandson’s bar mitzvah and appealed to Muslim extremists to release Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl.

    Ali’s grandson became a bar...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    U.S.: Syria willing to stop terror

    Syria reportedly said it will look into ways to shut down terrorist organizations operating out of Damascus. American officials informed Israel of the new Syrian position after Jerusalem raised the problem of terror in Syria and Lebanon...