Jewish Journal

Tag: Resigns

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Tzipi Livni resigns from Knesset

    May 1, 2012 | 8:48 am

    Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel’s Knesset.

    Livni delivered a prepared statement on Tuesday afternoon announcing her departure from the legislature prior to a meeting with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin at which she submitted her letter of resignation. She...

  • Syria government resigns in effort to appease protesters

    March 29, 2011 | 8:58 am

    Syria’s Cabinet resigned Tuesday to help quell a wave of popular fury that erupted more than a week ago and is now threatening President Bashar Assad’s 11-year rule in one of the most authoritarian and closed-off nations in the Middle East.

    Assad, whose family has controlled Syria...

  • Mubarak Said He Would Leave Now

    By Rob Eshman

    February 3, 2011 | 12:41 pm

    Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he is “fed up” with being president and would leave now.

    But, in a just-completed 30 minute interview with ABC’s Christiane Amanpour, the octogenarian autocrat said he fears his departure would throw his country into chaos.

    I’ve just left the...

  • Klain resigns as Biden’s chief of staff

    January 4, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    Ron Klain, Vice President Joe Biden’s chief of staff, is resigning.

    “As my chief of staff in the White House, Ron has done an exceptional job of building my team, implementing my direction on top priorities, and providing invaluable counsel,” Biden said in a statement Tuesday.  “He...

  • John Fishel Resigns Post as President of Federation

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 26, 2009 | 8:12 pm

    John Fishel, who has led The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles since 1992, told his board of directors Monday morning that he will step down on Dec. 31. In an interview with The Journal, Fishel said that after 17 years of 80-hour weeks, he was ready for the next stage of his...