April 14, 2003 9:00am
Proposals for the type of court that should try alleged Iraqi war criminals are pouring in from across the spectrum, including the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s call for a Nuremberg-style tribunal to be held in Iraq.
March 16, 2003 10:00am
At a time when some Jews despair at the apparent depth of Muslim hatred for Jews around the world, perhaps the warmest Muslim-Jewish relations can be found, surprisingly, in heavily Muslim Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, carved from the former Soviet Union.
March 2, 2003 10:00am
Checkers, a board game that is mostly the domain of the young in North America has for decades been competitive sport across the former Soviet Union, and Markiel “Marik” Fazilov, a Bukharan Jew, is a grandmaster. He has won two world champions
February 17, 2003 10:00am
Welcome to what locals call the “benign dictatorship" of Uzbek President Islam Karimov. As the director of Hillel-Tashkent concedes, “Here, both the bad things and the good things are forbidden." With the threat of Islamic insurgents close at
October 1, 2002 9:00am
As pressure mounts on Baghdad, Arab diplomats are accusing the United Nations – and the United States, especially – of “double standards” when it comes to enforcing U.N. dictates against Iraq and not Israel. But how valid is the co
July 2, 2002 9:00am
The new strain of anti-Semitism that has broken out around the world, couching itself in anti-Israel rhetoric, requires a global strategy in response, Jewish and Israeli leaders agree.
April 9, 2002 9:00am
Among the propaganda assaults on Israel and the Jewish people is one that may seek to dilute the meaning of "anti-Semitism."
March 21, 2002 10:00am
The Arab world´s assault on Israel in international forums reached new heights — or new lows — in Geneva this week, when the Algerian delegate to the U.N. Commission on Human Rights repeatedly invoked Holocaust imagery to describe Israel
March 12, 2002 10:00am
The escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians has turned very personal for the United Nations.
January 29, 2002 10:00am
After 12 years of peaks and valleys, U.S. relations with the Palestinian leadership may be sliding toward rock bottom.