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  • ‘I’m a Jew’

    By David Suissa

    April 18, 2013 | 1:34 pm

    My father’s Jewish, my mother’s Jewish, I’m Jewish.” Those are the words uttered by American journalist Daniel Pearl in the moment before he was murdered by jihadis in 2002. Those same words were recalled last week by Judea Pearl as he lit a flame in his son’s honor in Jerusalem.

  • Daniel Pearl’s ‘Litmus Test’ seed of Israel-based institute

    April 18, 2013 | 12:52 pm

    This article originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Adam Pearl, now ten-years old, never met his father, Daniel — a heroic journalist who family and friends say gave his life for truth. Pearl was serving as The Wall Street Journal’s South Asia bureau chief in 2002 when he was...

  • Pakistan arrests suspect in murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl

    March 19, 2013 | 5:11 am

    Pakistan has arrested a former militant leader in connection with the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, security officials said on Monday.

    Qari Abdul Hai, once a leader of the outlawed Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), was arrested on Sunday...

  • Danny and Marie

    By Rob Eshman

    February 29, 2012 | 12:29 pm

    Tuesday, Feb. 21, marked the 10-year anniversary of the day we learned that Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl had been murdered by terrorists in Pakistan.

    That morning I drove to the Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Van Nuys, where I was to moderate a panel discussion...

  • VIDEO: ‘I Am Jewish ’—the last words of Daniel Pearl

    By Dennis Wilen

    May 11, 2008 | 4:00 pm

    Danny’s parents, Judea and Ruth Pearl, reflect on his life and last words in this webcam video shot 1/18/2007 in the kitchen of their Encino, CA home.

    Daniel, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, was murdered in Karachi, Pakistan on February 1, 2002.

    In a widely-circulated...

  • ‘The Last Words of Daniel Pearl’ YouTube video tops 100,000 views

    By Dennis Wilen

    February 22, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    When I got the idea to shoot a webcam video with Danny Pearl’s parents (Judea and Ruth)  discussing Danny’s last words (“I am Jewish”), I never imagined that a year later it would have been watched by over 100,000 YouTube viewers.

    Dr. Pearl e-mailed me to point out the numbers:...

  • Pearls respond to murder ‘confession:’ We’ll continue to fight hatred

    By Tom Tugend

    March 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Pearls recorded this video to mark the fifth anniversary of Danny's death.
    Click on the BIG ARROW to view.

    Judea and Ruth Pearl were notified late Wednesday evening that the suspected mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, has confessed to personally...
  • A Voice Silenced

    By Tom Tugend

    February 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Up until the very last moment, the family of murdered journalist Daniel Pearl never lost hope that he would be released by his Pakistani kidnappers and return safely.

    Dr. Judea and Ruth Pearl simply could not believe that anyone could harm a son they described as "such a gentle soul...