David Bedein

A Nation Mourns: Jacqueline Kennedy leads her children down the Capitol steps during the funeral rites for her slain husband, 50 years ago this week.

Bar Mitzvah Boy Recalls Covering John F. Kennedy's Funeral — 50 Years Later

David Bedein was a student journalist at a Philadelphia Jewish day school when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Fifty years later, he looks back at the funeral of a president.

Keep Marwan Barghouti Behind Bars

On this page last week, Yossi Beilin posited that convicted murderer Marwan Barghouti is the one Palestinian leader ready and able to fight Hamas (“Free Marwan Barghouti To Counter Power of Hamas,” December 2). Barghouti, however, would seem an unlikely candidate to take on that militant Islamist