Interesting Times

Epstein, Jeremy

Interesting Times There's an infamous Chinese curse that says "May you live in interesting times." The Web can help us gather information about the "interesting" times in which we live. One Web...

...And there are Jews in Namibia and Mozambique...
...Did you know, for example, that there are more Jews in Buenos Aires than either Toronto or Washington, D.C...
...Its straightforward approach, somewhat sarcastic and mildly irreverent, gives the tough news of the day a fresh perspective...
...After the events of the August conference in Durban, South Africa, and declarations that "U.S...
...These are interesting times, for sure.óJeremy Epstein...
...For information about the community, as well as Jewish communities around the world, check out http://www.wjc.org.il/wjcbook...
...One Web site that has a Jewish focus and a unique angle on events is http://www.usajewish.com...
...policy in the Middle East' was the root of the Sept...
...The bombing in Afghanistan prompted one reader to send a link about the Jews of Afghanistan, who, believe it or not, appear to be staying put...
...The recently formed Americans to Counter Terrorism http://www.actworldwide.org has the goal of educating the public and government leaders about worldwide terrorism, and providing a constructive outlet for action...
...11 terrorist attacks, it started to seem as though anti-Semitism were truly a world-wide phenomenon...
...For those that need reminding: http://www.us-israel .org/jsource/Zionism/herzl2a.html is the English translation of Theodor Herzl's definitive work, Der Judenstaat, which put the wheels of Zionism in motion...
...Interesting Times There's an infamous Chinese curse that says "May you live in interesting times...
...It offers petitions, a forum for discussions on current events, and opportunities to get involved at whatever level you feel appropriate...
...For a discussion on Durban, see "Reviving Zionism," p. 50...
...The site is updated daily with news and opinon from around the world and ifs got a nice set of links to items of regional interest...
...The site also has links to the world Jewish census...

Vol. 27 • February 2002 • No. 1


 
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