Jewish Journal

Irving Gets the Bill

May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

Holocaust denier David Irving has come a step closer to financial ruin now that a British judge has ordered him to start paying millions of dollars in legal costs.During a court session last... read full article

  • Forwarding a Hoax

    By Richard Allen Greene

    May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Heard the one about the father who told his children he was leaving their mother in order to get them to come home for Passover? What about the man who taught his parrot to daven? Read any good Jewish haiku lately?

    If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," there's probably...

  • Disturbing Numbers

    May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Three out of every four insurance policy claims submitted by Holocaust survivors or heirs of victims are being rejected by European insurers.

    The 75 percent rejection rate is particularly startling since these claims, submitted through an international commission, are considered the...

  • Out of the Killing Fields

    By Eric Silver

    May 11, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    This Tuesday, one day before Israel celebrated its 52nd Independence Day, it solemnly and collectively honored the 19,109 soldiers, sailors and airmen who have died in defense of the reborn state since the United Nations voted to partition British Palestine on November 29, 1947.


  • Demonstrating Support

    By Michael J

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    After an appeal by Iran's chief rabbi, the Iranian judiciary has announced it will allow 13 Jews accused of spying for Israel and America to hire their own lawyers, said an American Jewish leader.

    The 13 will also get a few extra days to prepare their case, according to Malcolm...

  • Preserving History

    By Bram Eisenthal

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Some five miles outside of Amsterdam, there is a site where a miracle took place during the Holocaust.

    Here, in this tiny town with quaint, pretty houses and narrow streets, the Nazis allowed Jewish history to survive. At a time when they were desecrating Jewish burial places all...

  • Living in Denial

    By James D

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Moussa met with Jewish leaders in Washington recently, the topic was supposed to be the Mideast peace process. But the Egyptian official was pummeled on a different subject: the anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial that continue to flow from the...
  • ERA—Israeli Style

    By Naomi Segal

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The Knesset has passed a landmark law granting equal rights to women in every sphere of Israeli life -- after the bill's sponsor gave up her committee seat to a male colleague.

    Along with granting women equality in the workplace, the military and in other spheres of society, the new...

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