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  • Hopes Dashed for Release of ‘Iran 8’

    By Michael J. Jordan

    September 12, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Another Jewish New Year has come and gone, and eight Iranian Jewish prisoners remain locked up in Iran on charges they spied for Israel.

    Some observers had tracked rumors last week that the Islamic regime, with its membership in President Bush's "axis of evil," might be rethinking...

  • Death Camp Uprising

    By Alan Riding

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the history of the Holocaust, the Sobibor death camp in Eastern Poland has remained something of a footnote, a place where 260,000 Jews were murdered, as opposed to at least 1.1 million in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Having operated for just 18 months and closed long before the Allied...

  • Iranian Jewish Prisoners ‘On Hold’

    By Tom Tugend

    July 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Iranian authorities, preoccupied with large-scale internal unrest, have put the case of 13 Jews arrested as "Zionist spies" on hold.

    Whether that bodes ill or well for the prisoners is an open question, interpreted in different ways by activists in the large Iranian-Jewish community...

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