Menu JTA Search

News Brief

Download PDF for this date

The winners of Bible quizzes conducted in 16 prisons all over Israel assembled at the Beersheba jail for the convicts finals Sunday night and crowned one of their number the new “Queen of the Bible,” She is Souhir Bint Sherrif, a blond long-haired Christian Arab from East Jerusalem who is serving a four-year sentence for subversive activities.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund