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  • Barghouti calls for Palestinian popular resistance campaign

    March 27, 2012 | 10:26 am

    Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti called on Palestinians to launch a popular resistance campaign against Israel.

    The former Fatah leader, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison for his role in five murders, in a statement called on the Fatah-led Palestinian...

  • Shock claim: Obama encouraged Palestinian ‘resistance’

    April 1, 2010 | 5:25 pm

    From WND.com:

    The Obama administration has encouraged “resistance” by Palestinians to protest Israel’s presence in eastern Jerusalem, a senior Palestinian Authority official claimed to WND.

    The senior PA official, speaking from Ramallah on condition of anonymity, said that in...

  • ‘Defiance’ celebrates Jews’ daring acts of WW II resistance

    By Tom Tugend

    December 25, 2008 | 6:28 pm

    "Every day of freedom is like an act of faith," says Tuvia Bielski, one of three brothers who led a partisan group battling Nazi troops in the forests of Belarus.

    Tuvia (Daniel Craig), Zus (Liev Schreiber) and Asael (Jamie Bell) are the heroes of "Defiance," which chronicles not only...

  • Zwick’s ‘Defiance’ brings heroes of Jewish anti-Nazi resistance to screen

    By Tom Tugend

    November 19, 2008 | 6:25 pm

    Edward Zwick, director and co-writer of "Defiance," which dramatizes the World War II partisan resistance led by the three Jewish Bielski brothers, confided to an audience of Anti-Defamation League delegates why he made the film.

    "When I was a boy in the Midwest during the early...

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  • ‘A Secret’ lets French director explore his Jewish past

    By Tom Tugend

    September 10, 2008 | 11:52 pm

    More than 60 years have passed, yet French filmmakers are still wrestling with their country's less than heroic role under Nazi occupation during World War II.

    The latest entry is "A Secret" and it posits that the sins of the fathers are visited upon the sons, not only among the...

  • ‘Rebel With a Cause’

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Andrew Stevens, a longtime Beverly Hills resident, successful businessman, active philanthropist and Hungarian Holocaust survivor, is hard to resist. He's in his late 70s but looks 15 years younger -- not because of his hair, which is darker than nature permits, but because of his...
  • Newsroom Rebellion Silences Gossip About Mayor’s Family

    By Howard Blume

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    An extraordinary minirebellion erupted in two Los Angeles newsrooms recently. At the Valley's Daily News and the L.A. Weekly, reporters refused to pursue a story that senior editors at both papers very much wanted.

    Insubordination is potential grounds for dismissal, so this refusal...

  • Israel Worried About U.S. Iraq Withdrawl

    By Leslie Susser

    April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As Shiite and Sunni resistance to the American presence in Iraq intensifies, Israel's defense establishment is worried that a U.S. withdrawal under fire could have devastating consequences for the battles against weapons of mass destruction and global terrorism.

    And Israel could be...

  • Artist Evokes Jewish Strength—Overtly

    By Rachel Zuckerman

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Five years ago, veteran comic book artist Joe Kubert visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He expected to be moved, but since he and his parents had escaped from Poland before the Nazi genocide began, he assumed his emotional reaction would be...

  • Evil

    By Michael Levine

    January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    My great-uncle, Jacques Graubart, came to town last weekend. Jacques, a fit and vigorous 79, has always been the superhero against whom I've measured my life. Jacques entered the Resistance when he was 19 and rowed hundreds of Jews to safety from occupied France into Switzerland. He...

  • PBS Pope Profile

    By Tom Tugend

    September 23, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    There is a haunting image in the early part of the PBS "Frontline" documentary on Pope John Paul II. As the Warsaw ghetto goes up in flames, just outside the wall and within sight and sound of the remaining Jewish resistance fighters, a carousel goes round and round, full of...
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