Jewish Journal

Bush Slaps Several Sanctions on Syria

by Matthew E. Berger

May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

A picture made available by Syrian News Agency (SANA) shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (C-L) meeting with members of Jewish delegation from the United States of Syrian origins, in Damascus. Syrian Prime Minister Mohammed Naji Otri dismissed the threat of imminent US sanctions imposed on Syria in remarks published and said they would have no effect on his country. AFP Photo/Ho

President Bush has imposed sanctions on Syria, heeding the call of lawmakers and American Jews who wanted the Bush administration... read full article

  • Kerry Vies for Jewish Vote

    by Ron Kampeas

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    A Kerry administration would avoid the pressure other presidents have used to nudge Israel in peace negotiations, and would consult closely with the...

  • Simply Wrong

    by Bill Boyarsky

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The Republicans are praying that President Bush's embrace of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Gaza withdrawal plan will sway the Jewish vote.

    It is a...

  • Documenting Identity

    by Annette Insdorf

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    In 1990, Oren Rudavsky and Yale Strom co-directed "At the Crossroads: Jews in Eastern Europe Today," a wonderfully poignant and hopeful documentary about...

  • Sharon Faces Tough Choices After Defeat

    by Leslie Susser

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Bruised after a humiliating defeat in his own party, Ariel Sharon is considering dramatic moves to regain the political upper hand.

    But pundits are...

  • Europe Taking Action on Anti-Semitism

    by Abraham H. Foxman

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    There are, indeed, some things to cheer about. If we compare today to where matters stood a year ago, a significant difference is the willingness of...

  • Leaders Lagging Behind Positive Trends

    by David A. Lehrer

    May 6, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The sordid history of hate crimes took an unusual twist last month. An alleged hate crime at Claremont McKenna College, which was the focus of widespread...

  • Record Gridlock Good for Liberals

    by James D. Besser

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Stalemate has become standard operating procedure for Congress in recent years, but this year's legislative gridlock could be headed for the record books....

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