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  • Kristallnacht witness joined allied forces against Germany

    By Jared Sichel

    November 7, 2013 | 5:02 pm

    Fred Heim remembers walking on cloud nine the day he was sworn in to the United States Navy, a cold Chicago day in December 1944.

    “Joining the Navy was the most important thing in my life,” Heim, 86, told the Journal. “The day that I was sworn in, I will never forget it.”

    Born...

  • Israeli navy cadet killed after threatening girlfriend

    October 19, 2012 | 10:09 am

    An 18-year-old Israeli navy cadet was killed by police volunteers after he pointed a weapon at his girlfriend and fired on them.

    The 18-year-old, identified by Maariv as Raz Attias, drove with his 17-year-old girlfriend to a wooded area near Beit Shemesh near Jerusalem on Friday,...

  • Report: Israeli, Lebanese naval forces cooperating

    April 11, 2012 | 10:16 am

    Israel’s navy is reportedly cooperating with its Lebanese counterpart to prevent foreign ships from approaching Israeli waters.

    Israeli naval officials say their cooperation with Lebanon has increased, according to a report in Haaretz.

    In advance of Land Day last month, Lebanon...

  • Congress approves review of medals for Jewish WWI vets

    December 21, 2011 | 10:46 am

    Congress approved a requirement for the U.S. military to review World War I records to determine whether Jews who received decorations should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.

    The amendment to the Defense Authorization Act, which passed last week and will soon to be signed into law...

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  • Iran denies connection to seized weapons

    March 16, 2011 | 11:09 am

    Iran denied Israeli assertions that it sent weapons to Gaza aboard a ship intercepted by Israel’s Navy.

    “The Jerusalem occupation regime is a regime of lies, production of lies and dissemination of lies. We reject all of these mendacious reports,” the Iranian army’s chief of staff,...

  • Clergy, Bibi urge Pollard release

    January 4, 2011 | 10:30 am

    More than 500 clergy signed a letter to President Obama urging clemency for Jonathan Pollard.

    The letter was delivered a day before Prime Minister Benjanim Netanyahu reportedly sent a letter to Obama issuing a formal clemency request. Netanyahu was scheduled to read his letter...

  • Valley Jewish war vets fight an old enemy on the home front: Invisibility

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 10, 2010 | 10:11 am

    Listen to interviews with Jewish War Veterans:
    Track 1: Seymour Bloom and Marty Falk, two members of the Jewish War Veterans Post 603 in the San Fernando Valley, talk about what it means to be an American Jewish vet. Listen here.
    Track 2: A story from Korean War Veteran Seymour...

  • The Jewish War Veterans of Post 603 [AUDIO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 9, 2010 | 1:31 pm

    Listen to interviews with Jewish War Veterans:
    Track 1: Seymour Bloom and Marty Falk, two members of the Jewish War Veterans Post 603 in the San Fernando Valley, talk about what it means to be an American Jewish vet. Listen here.
    Track 2: A story from Korean War Veteran Seymour...

  • Pollard Appeal Fails; Few Options Left

    By Matthew E. Berger

    July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    There appear to be few legal options left for Jonathan Pollard, after a U.S. federal appeals court last Friday rejected the former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst's claim that he had inadequate counsel when he was sentenced to life in prison in 1987 for spying for Israel.

    The court...

  • Your Letters

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Battle for the Truth



    As a former student at Kerem Yeshiva, I was both gratified and distressed by the article "Battle for the Truth" (March 28). I was heartened by the evenhanded and factual treatment of a story that has caused such damage based on allegation, allusion and...

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