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October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Bin Laden's Rhetoric

Nowhere on the planet was Osama bin Laden as popular this week as in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

It took Palestinians a whole night, after the first news spread of... read full article

  • A Siberian-Jewish Tragedy

    By Larry Derfner

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The crash of the Air Siberia jet over the Black Sea last week was an Israeli tragedy, but more specifically and acutely, it was a tragedy for Siberian Jewry. Fifty of the 76 people killed were Siberian Jewish immigrants to Israel, mainly from the metropolis of Novosibirsk.

    "I would...

  • Hamas, Hezbollah on Latest U.S. Terror List

    By Sharon Samber

    October 11, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The U.S. State Department's biannual list of foreign terrorist organizations once again includes Hamas, Hezbollah and other groups that perpetrate terrorist attacks against Israel.

    But the significance of the list, issued last Friday, is unclear in light of the new U.S. war against...

  • Supreme Court to Rule On Vouchers

    By Sharon Samber

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The U.S. Supreme Court's long-awaited decision on the constitutionality of school vouchers is expected this term, with the high court apparently ready to tackle one of the most significant church-state rulings in years.

    The U.S. Supreme Court, which opened its new term this week,...

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  • Target One, Target All

    By James D. Besser

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Is President George W. Bush serious about waging a global fight against terrorists and the nations that support them? Or is he just targeting the sprawling network of Osama bin Laden, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks in Washington and New York?

    So far, most evidence...

  • Arab, Muslim Leaders Want Linkage

    By James D. Besser

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A parade of Arab and Muslim leaders is passing through Washington, promising support for the U.S.-led effort against terrorist kingpin Osama bin Laden -- but also urging the administration to press harder for a cease-fire and new negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

    This...

  • That Pioneer Spirit

    By Michael Aushenker

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    On Oct. 11, City of Hope will honor Edgar Bronfman Jr. with its Spirit of Life Award.

    The success stories of Bronfman, Vivendi Universal's executive vice chairman, and the medical center are remarkably similar: both came from humble beginnings and were rooted in a strong sense of...

  • Continued Help Could Harm

    By Julie Wiener

    October 4, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Like many other charitable groups, the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is collecting money to benefit the victims of the devastating Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

    But in addition to helping those hurt by terrorism, the New York-based humanitarian...

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