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January 10, 2003 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-01-10

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447 Israelis Die
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Jerusalem/JTA — The Israeli-Palestin-
ian conflict claimed the lives of 447
Israelis in 2002.
In addition, some 2,344 Israelis were
injured in the conflict, according to the
Israel Defense Forces. Of those killed,
292 were civilians and 155 were securi-
ty personnel. Of the dead, 299 were
male and 148 female; 57 were children.

Jewish Agency
Helps Victims

Tel Aviv/JTA — The Jewish Agency
for Israel is giving $2,000 to new
immigrants who were injured in
Sunday's suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.
Funds also will go to families of new
immigrants who were killed. The
money comes in addition to the aid
being supplied by the government,
according to Israel Radio.
The funds are being supplied by the
Jewish Agency's Terror Victims Fund
and from the United Jewish

Reform Jews Blast
Bush Economic Plan

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New York/JTA — The Religious
Action Center of Reform Judaism crit-
icized President Bush's new economic
stimulus plan.
"President Bush is correct that an
economic stimulus plan is needed,"
said Rabbi David Saperstein, the cen-
ter's director.
"But the president's plan does little
to simulate our economy now, when it
is most needed, and little to help
American families who have been
hardest hit by the poor economy and
who are engaged in a daily struggle to
make ends meet."
Bush believes his plan will revitalize
the economy. Saperstein criticized
Bush's proposed tax cuts and the elim-
ination of taxes on stock dividends.
Both items favor the wealthy, he said.

Hijacker Thinks
Of Astronaut

Frankfurt/JTA — A man threatened
to crash a motorized glider into the
European Central Bank tower in
Frankfurt because he felt not enough
attention had been paid to the death

of a Jewish astronaut.
The pistol-wielding pilot told a tele-
vision station from the aircraft that he
wanted to draw attention to Judith
Resnik, who died in the U.S. space
shuttle Challenger, which exploded
shortly after takeoff in January 1986.
"She deserves more attention. She
was the first Jewish astronaut — per-
haps that's why she never got proper
attention," the man said.
Causing a security scare that
prompted German fighter jets to
scramble, the man later landed and
was arrested.

Donor Backs
Israel Alternatives

San Francisco/JTA — A philanthropic
fund is giving $1.2 million to Jewish
summer camp programs to boost U.S.
destinations as alternatives to Israel
The Richard and Rhoda Goldman
Fund of San Francisco said the dona-
tion comes as fear of Palestinian ter-
rorism has led to sharp falls in partici-
pation in summer youth tours to
Camp groups getting aid include the
Foundation for Jewish Camping, the
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations' Go West! program,
Camp Ramah in Los Angeles and
Camp Tawonga in San Francisco.


JCC To Go Up
Near Ground Zero?

New York/JTA — A New York group
is seeking to build a Jewish communi-
ty center near Ground Zero.
The Jewish Week of New York report-
ed that a group called the Jewish
Community Project of Lower Manhat-
tan is seeking support and funding for
a JCC in the neighborhoods of Battery
Park City and Tribeca, near the World •
Trade Center site.

Job Web Site
For U.S. Jews

New York/JTA — A new Web site is
aiming to find jobs for Jews in the
United States.
The site, hatzlacha.com , was created
recently by the Rabbinical Board of
Greater New York as a resource for job
seekers — and for employers as well.
The site — hatzlachah is Hebrew for
"good luck" — was created "in a time

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