November 5, 2002 10:00am
As the intifada enters its third year, Israel programs are looking at a 92 percent decrease in the number of Jewish youth participating in educational trips to Israel. That means a generation of Jewish teen-agers, college students and young adults who nev
October 27, 2002 9:00am
A new documentary, “Messengers Without an Audience,” features interviews with witnesses to the Holocaust who brought information about the slaughter of Jews to the West. The film sheds new light on the eyewitness information America and its al
September 10, 2002 9:00am
A renewed call to change Israel’s Law of Return is turning the spotlight on the former Soviet Union, which has been the source of nearly 1 million immigrants since the late 1980s. As many as a quarter of them are not Jews according to religious law,
September 2, 2002 9:00am
As the academic year begins in Israel, many parents are driving their kids or arranging car pools, erring on the side of safety rather than risking rides on public buses, which have been frequent targets for suicide bombers.
August 27, 2002 9:00am
Being Israel’s prime minister is never easy — but a few weeks ago Ariel Sharon took on yet another job when he became the minister in charge of the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Critics ask what the move means for the free press in Israel.
July 9, 2002 9:00am
Following the harrowing events of the last 10 months, a significant number of children and adults in the United States and Israel are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers gathered for
May 13, 2002 9:00am
A senior Israeli rabbi visited Ethiopia recently to check the Jewishness of the Falash Mura, people who once had been Jews or whose ancestors had been Jewish.
May 6, 2002 9:00am
The 19-month Palestinian intifada is just one more complicated issue for the older generation of Ethiopian Israelis to understand.
March 5, 2002 10:00am
Daniel Pearl´s ties to Israel were kept under wraps while the slain Wall Street Journal reporter was alive, but at a memorial service in Israel, the connection was made clear.
February 26, 2002 10:00am
The Conference of Presidents represents the range of American Jewish opinion — but this year´s solidarity mission to Israel found the group unusually unified.