Jewish Journal

Not Good Enough

By Michael J

September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

Judge Sadeq Nourani shows the verdict concerning 13 Iranian Jews and four Muslims on charges of spying for Israel to journalists inside the Shiraz, Iran, revolutionary court on July 1. The court sentenced 10 Iranian Jews to between four and 13 years in jail for spying for Israel while acquitting three others. Photo by Raheb/Newsmakers

Iran appears to have made a concession by reducing jail time for the "Iran 10," but American Jewish advocates insist it's not nearly enough.

Decrying the "justice denied" in the appeals... read full article

  • Running Out of Time

    By Sharon Samber

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    A group of Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds meets regularly in Brooklyn to discuss the domestic abuse they have suffered.

    One woman in her 30's was emotionally, verbally and financially abused by her husband of eight years, who beat her after she became pregnant. With the help...

  • What Makes Joe Run (So Well)?

    By James D

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    What's with Joe Lieberman?

    Less than two months ago, when Al Gore tapped Lieberman as his vice-presidential running mate, pundits predicted the Connecticut senator would put the nation to sleep. Sure, he has integrity, they said, but he's hardly any more animated a campaigner than...

  • Highlights of Jewish News in 5760

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    September 1999

    JERUSALEM - The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial breaks ground for a Hall of Names that will house millions of pages of testimony about Shoah victims.

    October 1999

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The Israel exhibit at Walt Disney World's Millennium Village opens, making no explicit...

  • 5760: A Year of Promise and Peril

    By David Landau

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The two events that dominated the news in Israel during 5760 both divided the nation and brought it together: the peace process and the Lebanon withdrawal.

    Even though it faltered just before the finish line and its outcome is still uncertain, 5760 was a groundbreaking year on the...

  • Angry Response

    By Tom Tugend

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Iranian Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi was met by more than 100 angry protesters Saturday evening as he wound up a four-day visit to Southern California with a reception in Orange County.

    Demonstrators threw eggs and plastic bottles at the luxury cars of guests arriving at the...

  • Briefs

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    No Breakthrough Reported

    No breakthroughs were reported during Monday night's meeting between Ehud Barak and Yasser Arafat at the Israeli premier's home in central Israel. President Clinton telephoned during the meeting to urge the two leaders to advance the stalemated talks. Barak...

  • Presenting Judaism

    By Gayle Horwitz

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Even as Democratic vice-presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman's positions on issues from gun control to Hollywood are dissected, some Jewish leaders hope that he can keep quiet on at least one topic: Jewish law.Interviewers "should stop asking him about it, and he should stop...

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