November 4, 2003 10:00am
An Israeli father-daughter team ran the New York City marathon in memory of their late wife and mother.
June 12, 2003 9:00am
Several films on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are showing at this year’s Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in New York. A selection of films from the festival will also travel to 35 cities in the United States, beginning in September.
May 22, 2003 9:00am
Rabbi David Clayman, one of the leading American Jewish advocates in Israel, died overnight Thursday from cancer at the age of 69.
May 1, 2003 9:00am
John Kayston, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany who worked his way up at JTA from mail clerk to executive vice president, died of a heart attack at age 87. Kayston was able to use his German language skills and journalistic ingenuity to shed light on
March 25, 2003 10:00am
Longtime JTA foreign editor Mitchell Danow, who oversaw the news agency’s foreign copy and news briefs, died of a heart attack at age 55. Danow, a veteran journalist but also a novelist, union representative and former teacher, had a passion for the
February 13, 2003 10:00am
Director Constantin Costa-Gavras’ latest film may be about history, but he made it with an eye to the present.
January 8, 2003 10:00am
An agreement between the U.S. government’s Nazi-hunting unit and an unnamed European government could lead to more prosecutions of suspected Nazi-era war criminals living in the United States and help the Justice Department identify previously unkno
November 17, 2002 10:00am
Abba Eban, who died at the age of 87, served Israel for more than four decades and was a “founding father of Israeli diplomacy.”
October 21, 2002 9:00am
“Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy,” isn’t a typical biography of the great Dodger pitcher. In addition to charting his meteoric rise in baseball, author Jane Leavy also examines the way that America reacted to a Jewish sports star.
June 4, 2002 9:00am
The book “Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers,” about the strange-but-true story of wartime German soldiers with Jewish roots, is making waves in both the media and academia.