Jewish Journal

Leon Uris, Author of ‘Exodus,’ Dies at 78

by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt

June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

Author Leon Uris poses April 16, 1964 in London. Uris, 78, the author of the million-selling novel "Exodus," died of natural causes June 21, 2003 at his New York Shelter Island home according to his ex-wife Jill Uris. Photo by Getty Images

Leon Uris, the novelist and screenwriter whose best-known works are "Exodus," a popular novel about Jews trying to establish... read full article

  • Palestinians Face Hamas Dilemma

    by Larry Derfner

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The three young Fatah guerrillas in the West Bank city of Tulkarm, wearing masks and holding AK-47s, had just received advance payment to start a second...

  • Air Strikes Gives ‘Road Map’ a Push

    by Leslie Susser

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The violence that threatened to scuttle the nascent "road map" peace plan last week seems to have had quite a different result.

    It has redoubled the...

  • Sound of Silence

    by Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "So, maybe we should get to know each other."

    My husband Glenn's voice cracked like an adolescent as he broke the hour-long quiet inside the car. Glenn...

  • New Form of Anti-Semitism

    by Richard Allen Greene

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    British Jews are facing a new form of anti-Semitism so unlike its past incarnations that it should be known by a new name, Judeophobia, according to a new...

  • Rudolph Linked to Anti-Jewish Ideology

    by Peter Ephross

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Eric Rudolph, the U.S. white supremacist arrested over the weekend for four bombings, including an attack at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, was apparently...

  • Beyond Summit: Chance for Peace?

    by Leslie Susser

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    A double dose of optimism and skepticism led up to this week's summit at the Red Sea resort of Aqaba, but what really matters is what comes next.


  • Delightful Offensiveness Key to ‘Producers’ Genius

    by Tom Teicholz

    June 5, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    To understand something of the success of "The Producers," it helps to understand something of its history. There is probably no person on the planet who...

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