Jewish Journal

Prime Time for Hitler

By Sally Ogle Davis

August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm

At first it sounded like just another routine announcement. Twice each year, 200 or so TV critics from across the country gather at Pasadena's Ritz Carlton Hotel to hear network and cable... read full article

  • Bombing Bribe Charge Angers Argentine Jews

    By Sergio Kierman

    July 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Argentine Jews hope pressure will build to crack the case of the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center here following a New York Times report that former Argentine President Carlos Menem allegedly accepted a $10 million bribe to cover up Iran's responsibility for the attack.


  • Was the Strike Wise?

    By Naomi Segal

    July 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Israelis are wondering whether the price for killing a top Hamas official this week in the Gaza Strip will be too high.

    Like the public at large, Israeli military officials questioned the wisdom of using a one-ton bomb to kill terror mastermind Salah Shehada in a densely populated...

  • Out of Arafat’s Hands

    By Eric Silver

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In the reoccupied West Bank town of Hebron, an activist in Yasser Arafat's Al Fatah, a graduate of Israeli prisons, lamented the other day: "I gave up my dream of the whole of Palestine for the sake of the Oslo accord. And what did I get? Corruption, no democracy, security services...

  • Diplomacy and Skepticism

    By Mitchell Danow

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Middle East diplomacy shifted to New York this week amid widespread skepticism that there is any formula that can convince Israel and the Palestinians to make even slight progress toward peace.

    Helping fuel the skepticism were two Palestinian terror attacks that coincided with the...

  • Klezmer in Krakow

    By Ruth E. Gruber

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Henryk Halkowski flops down in an armchair in the Klezmer Hois restaurant and orders a bowl of chicken soup with kreplach.

    The Klezmer Hois, located in a building that once housed a mikvah, is one of a score of upscale new "Jewish-style" restaurants and cafes that dot Kazimierz, the...

  • Sex-Abuse Conviction Closes Chapter

    By Joe Berkofsky

    July 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The recent sex-abuse conviction of Rabbi Baruch Lanner for groping two teenage girls closed a highly disturbing chapter for the centrist Orthodox world. But it remains to be seen how deeply the controversy will transform the community.

    Lanner was found guilty June 27 in a Monmouth...

  • Americans Fight Terror With Aliyah

    By Rachel Pomerance

    July 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Howard and Dora Green were inside Jerusalem's packed Sbarro pizzeria last August when a suicide bomber blew himself up and killed more than a dozen others.

    The Greens suffered personally from the terrorist attack -- their niece still lies in a coma in Tel Aviv -- but it prompted the...

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