December 31, 2005

Rockower Archive: Presecution in Israel? (December 1997)

(Editor’s Note: This column, which was published in December 1997, won the Rockower Award for Excellence in Editorial Writing from the American Jewish Press Association). Persecution in Israel? Last month, I mentioned that the editor of the Alabama Baptist, a weekly newspaper for the state’s […]
December 31, 2005

Rockower Archive: Step Down, Rev. Moore (1996)

(Editor’s Note: The following story from 1996 received a Rockower Award for Excellence in Editorial Writing from the American Jewish Press Association.) Step Down, Rev. Moore If one day you find yourself standing in a courtroom as a defendant, and the court finds against you, […]
December 31, 2005

Rockower Archive: Star Crossed (Aug. 1994)

(Editor’s Note: The following story from August 1994 received a second-place Rockower Award for Excellence in Investigative Reporting from the American Jewish Press Association, along with its preceding story from May 1994, “How Jewish a Star.”) Star Crossed Jewish Star publishers compare local Jews to […]
December 31, 2005

Rockower Archive: How Jewish A Star? (May 1994)

(Editor’s Note: The following story from May 1994 received a second-place Rockower Award for Excellence in Investigative Reporting from the American Jewish Press Association, along with its follow-up story, “Star Crossed.”) How Jewish a Star? Publishers of “Alabama’s Oldest Jewish news magazine” proclaim on TV […]