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Tag: Saddam Hussein
October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm
October 17, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Stop Saddam Hussein now, before it's too late. That is the message elected officials, ranging from local members of Congress to President George W. Bush, worked to get across to the Americans these past few weeks.
"We have to confront him sooner or later," Rep. Howard Berman...
October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm
With all the discussion, confusion and controversy about the Bush administration's planned actions against Saddam Hussein, it's ironic that President Bush, a born-again Bible reader, appears to have rejected the Christian position and adopted instead the Jewish stance on self-defense...
September 26, 2002 | 8:00 pm
September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm
With all the discussion, confusion and controversy about the Bush administration's planned actions against Saddam Hussein,it's ironic that President Bush, a born-again Bible reader, appears to have rejected the Christian position and adopted instead the Jewish stance on self-defense...
March 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmA group of female Jewish scholars recently danced joyously with a 200-year-old Iraqi tradition -- a Torah once held prisoner by Saddam Hussein.
"Here ye! Here ye! Here comes the Sefer Torah!" the women of the Drisha Institute exclaimed at the arrival of the Torah, which had made a...
November 19, 1998 | 7:00 pmAs U.N. weapons inspectors returned to Iraq this week and U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf stood down from high alert, the world breathed a sigh of relief after yet another race to the brink with Saddam Hussein.
But many Jewish leaders were fuming about what they saw as one more...
February 12, 1998 | 7:00 pmAfter being caught up in a wave of initial panic,the Israeli public seems to be calming down a bit over thepossibility of an Iraqi missile attack.
There has been a backlash against panic. Panic isnow "out." News stories about panic have become redundant, boring andsuspect, what with...
February 5, 1998 | 7:00 pm
There was such a crush of people at the gas-maskdistribution center in Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station this week thata portable fence had to be set up at the doorway -- just to keeppeople from pushing their way in.
About 100 people were pressed up against thefence. Many were shouting...
December 4, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Anger over the stalled Mideast peace process has clearlycontributed to Arab states' reluctance to help the United Statesdeter Saddam Hussein. That is one reason the United States is nowpressing Israel for a serious and credible plan for withdrawing fromthe West Bank, it has been...