Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Plane

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Morley Construction CEO and son likely victims in Santa Monica plane crash

    By Ryan Torok

    September 30, 2013 | 4:51 pm

    Mark Benjamin, 63, chief executive at Morley Construction, and his son, Luke, 28, an engineer for the company, are believed to have been on the twin engine Cessna Citation that crashed into Santa Monica Airport at 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29. Authorities as of Monday afternoon...

  • U.S. authorities issue Sukkot advisories

    September 13, 2013 | 9:43 am

    U.S. authorities released travel guidelines for Sukkot.

    “TSA’s screening procedures do not prohibit the carrying of the four plants used during Sukkot – a palm branch, myrtle twigs, willow twigs, and a citron – in airports, through or security checkpoints, or on airplanes,” the...

  • Israeli military downs drone over Negev

    October 8, 2012 | 9:31 am

    The Israeli Air Force shot down a drone that entered Israeli airspace.

    The unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, was intercepted and shot down over the northern Negev on Saturday morning in an unpopulated area, according to the Israel Defense Forces. It had entered Israeli airspace...

  • Israeli planes bomb Gaza weapons sites

    August 28, 2012 | 10:09 am

    Israel’s Air Force bombed a weapons manufacturing site and a weapons storage facility in the northern Gaza Strip.

    The early Tuesday morning strikes were in retaliation for recent rocket attacks on southern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.

    Three Kassam rockets...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Egypt’s first Sinai air strike since ‘73 war kills 20 terrorists

    August 8, 2012 | 10:12 am

    Egyptian troops have launched the largest operation in the Sinai desert peninsula since the 1972 war with Israel, killing at least 20 terrorists believed to be responsible for Sunday’s attack on an Egyptian border post that left 16 soldiers dead. Six of the attackers died when they...

  • Syrian minister: Thought downed Turkish plane was Israeli

    June 27, 2012 | 3:44 pm

    Syria shot down a Turkish plane believing it was an Israeli plane, a Syrian government minister said.

    Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoebi told a Turkish news channel Wednesday that the confusion stemmed from the fact that both Israeli and Syrian fighter planes largely are...

  • Angelina Jolie’s Tattoos.

    By Julia Bendis

    May 15, 2011 | 6:07 pm

    As I looked at pictures of Angelina Jolie’s tattoos, I couldn’t help but want to get some more of my own.  The longitude and latitude ink of her childrens’ bithplaces looks so neat on her arm.  But not wanting to be a copy cat, I thought of putting actual names of cities where...

  • It’s a Wonderful Life… in Florida…

    By Julia Bendis

    February 22, 2011 | 12:23 pm

    In the last six years, I along with my husband and kids have lived in many different cities.  In part its due to my husband’s profession; having been in the entertainment field for over 20 years, its just a way of life.  Moving away from Orange County a few years ago was the hardest...

  • Funny things kids say

    By Julia Bendis

    January 2, 2011 | 9:31 pm

    * As usual, Nik (the 5 year old) was taking forever in the bathroom.  I yelled out to him: “Are you OK?  Did you fall in the toilet?”  “No Mommy, ONLY my butt fell in the toilet!  But, its OK.  I pulled it out!”

    * As we were all driving one day, a car cuts us off.  I yell...

  • How Poor Jews Come to America, meaning my parents!

    By Julia Bendis

    December 15, 2010 | 3:22 pm

    Many people ask me what we brought with us to America, when we immigrated here in 1989.

    Well… Most Russians brought over money and diamonds.  Since we were neither smart or rich, this is literally what we had in our suitcases:

    Someone had told my parents that in order NOT to...

  • Jewish institutions reassess security following bomb attempt

    November 2, 2010 | 2:30 pm

    Jewish institutions throughout the United States are reassessing their security following last Friday’s mail bombing attempt of two Jewish institutions in Chicago.

    On Tuesday, some 200 representatives of Jewish community institutions took part in a conference call with FBI experts...

  • Ex-treme Takeoff

    By Carin Davis

    April 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    You always see him one more time. It's inevitable. And it's always on a bad hair day.

    I'm flying home from a Chi-town visit with the Davis fam. Sporting yoga pants, glasses and a tired green hoodie, I grab my backpack, my book, "Midlife Crisis at 30" (required airplane reading), and...

  • Wellstone—One of the ‘Frozen Chosen’

    By James D. Besser

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    As Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) began campaigning for a third term, some pro-Israel activists tried to generate support for his opponent by whispering that the two-term incumbent was insufficiently supportive of Israel. But in almost every respect Wellstone, who died in the crash of...

  • Armageddon

    By Rob Eshman

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Early Tuesday morning, my wife and I stared dumbly at the television, mumbling words like hijacked, explosion, collapse. My daughter, 5, looked up from her cereal, confused and frustrated. What language are you speaking? she asked. They were words almost unspoken in American living...

  • Deja vu

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    September 11, 2001.

    This morning, America woke up to the same nightmare that my parents did on February 6, 1985. On that morning, my parents in Los Angeles heard the news that a suicide bomber had attacked an Israel Defense Forces convoy in Southern Lebanon. Reports of casualties...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE