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A Brief List of Noteworthy Jewish Events Scheduled for the Week of Nov. 21, 2005

MONDAY, Nov. 21

The Institute for Research: Middle East Policy, an anti-Israel think tank, hosts a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss prospects for divesting from Israel and using the U.S. tax code to inhibit charitable giving to settler projects.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22

The U.S. Institute of Peace, a U.S. government funded think tank, presents a plenum in Washington on its Task Force on the United Nations. Task force co-chairmen George Mitchell and Newt Gingrich will speak. Earlier reports by the task force recommended changes in how the United Nations treats Israel.


The 40th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the papal document that absolved Jewish responsibility for the death of Jesus is held in Brussels.

SUNDAY, Nov. 27

More than 2,500 rabbis and communal leaders from around the world meet in New York for the International Conference of Chabad Lubavitch Emissaries.