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  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Pa Gibson's Comments Trouble Jews

    The father of movie star Mel Gibson minimized the Holocaust and denied that the Al Qaeda terrorist network was behind the Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington. In a New York Times Magazine article about the actor's upcoming movie on the...

  • Wonderful

    By Abby Gilad

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    This is what happens in this week's parsha. In Parshat Pekuday, Moses gives the Israelites an accounting of how much gold, silver and copper was contributed to build the mishkan (the Tabernacle that held the Ten Commandments). This helps the Israelites to truly own the mishkan -- it...

  • Iraq War Not Just Means to Just End

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Two profound teachings of Jewish tradition should be guiding the actions of Jews today in regard to Iraq.

    The first is, "Tzedek, tzedek, tirdof," or "Justice, justice, shall you pursue." The ancient rabbis asked, "Why 'justice' twice?

    They answered: "Seek just ends by just means;...

  • War necessary and just under Jewish Law

    By Rabbi Irving Greenberg

    February 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    One cannot answer the question of whether going to war with Iraq is morally justified without first establishing what state we are in now.

    The truth, which many American Jews find too bitter to swallow, is that we are in a state of total war already. We face an implacable enemy who...

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  • The Need for Campus Activism

    By Roz Rothstein

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The level of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic sentiments on our campuses has been hotly debated in recent months. Some see an alarming surge of pro-Palestinian prejudices that drown out and intimidate supporters of Israel -- and too often cross the line into anti-Semitism....

  • A Man Without Fear

    By Michael Aushenker

    February 13, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    When Marvel Comics founding father Stan Lee created Daredevil in 1964, he tagged his blind superhero: "Man Without Fear." The nickname also applies to Avi Arad, head of Marvel Studios, Marvel Enterprises' film/television division. Israeli-born Arad rescued Marvel from Chapter 11...

  • Making Marriage Work

    By Amy Klein

    February 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Like marijuana?

    Believe in men's rights?

    Want a secular state?

    If you happen to have an offbeat or nonmainstream platform for Israel, now is the time to run in the Jan. 28 parliamentary elections. One lesson to be learned from the list of the 30 parties vying for Knesset is...

  • Anti-Semitism on Upswing in Greece

    By Jean Cohen

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Greece, according to a new report. The Greek Helsinki Monitor, a nongovernmental organization affiliated with the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, said in its report that since the start of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict more than...

  • Rallying for the Other Victims

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Human rights activist Medea Benjamin held up photo after photo from her recent trip to Afghanistan, each telling a unique horror story: of children so severely traumatized by the United States bombing campaign that they no longer speak; of a 20-year-old Afghan man who did not have...

  • Case Lost, Insight Gained

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    By 1933, Samuel Liebowitz, the assimilated son of Romanian Jewish immigrants, had won fame and fortune defending kidnappers, rapists, corrupt cops and jealous lovers. Fresh from defending Al Capone, he was enthusiastic when Communist Party leaders asked him to represent the most...

  • There Oughta Be a Law

    By James D

    April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have again introduced the Workplace Religious Freedom Act, hoping a new set of supporters will help push it into law.

    The bill, introduced Tuesday, is aimed at preventing workplace religious discrimination by forcing employers to...

  • Pray for the Union Label

    By Eric H

    October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Asserting the moral high ground and evoking biblical imagery, Jewish labor activists announced at the AFL-CIO's national convention here in Los Angeles last weekend a new interfaith campaign to protect worker's rights.

    The National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, formed with...

  • Justice for Jonathan Pollard

    June 19, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Imagine that it is 1940, and Great Britain is fighting Hitler's Nazi Germany almost alone. Imagine, further, that an American who loves both America and England and hates the Nazis works in American intelligence and has access to secret files concerning Germany that, for whatever...
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