Jewish Journal

  • A West Bank story: female football stars

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 15, 2009 | 1:15 pm

    It’s not the kind of football I’ll be watching later today. But footy is big pretty much everywhere outside of the United States. That’s definitely the case in the Mideast, from where comes this story about the first international home game for the Palestinian women’s team:

    To put... read on

  • From ‘Children of Dust’ we are born

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 13, 2009 | 12:14 pm

    Just in time for Friday prayers comes Ali Eteraz’s “Children of Dust,” a memoir about life in Pakistan and the Dirty South. Eteraz, a friend who followed the opposite career path, has been getting a good deal of attention for his first book. (Hopefully, now he’ll be able to get back... read on

  • No proof of grave desecration at Jewish cemetery

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 12, 2009 | 2:20 pm

    Mountain out of a mortuary?

    Eden Memorial Park, which a few months ago was accused of desecrating 500 graves at the Jewish cemetery, is reportedly clean:

    State regulators have found no evidence of grave desecrations at Eden Memorial Park as alleged in a class-action lawsuit against... read on

  • O’Reilly: ‘We can’t kill all the Muslims’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 11, 2009 | 9:54 pm

    Why do I go to law school? Well, it’s not so I can spend the day off in the library basement outlining torts. But maybe it’s for the story tips. Like this one from Sara, who picked up on a clip from “The O’Reilly Factor” during which Big Bill said “Islam is the problem.”

    The... read on

  • Islamophobia story of the year

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 11, 2009 | 7:42 pm

    Think this guy took to call to arms in the war on terror a bit seriously?

    Marine reservist Jasen Bruce was getting clothes out of the trunk of his car Monday evening when a bearded man in a robe approached him.

    That man, a Greek Orthodox priest named Father Alexios Marakis, speaks... read on

  • Jesus is My Friend

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 11, 2009 | 1:30 pm

    Jesus is my friend, but I could never pull off that vest and open-collar shirt.

  • Where the Taliban fighters are buried

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 10, 2009 | 12:52 pm

    Taliban Fighters Surrender In Herat

    Dexter Filkins, still a stud.

    Here he brings us up to speed on a withering Taliban cemetery:

    The graveyard, next to this tiny village north of Kabul, sits a few miles from what was once the front line against the rebels who fought the Taliban after the group captured Kabul in 1996.... read on

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