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  • Social justice through workshops

    Hundreds of rabbis and community leaders are gathering this week in Portland, Ore., with counterparts from other faiths for skill-building workshops related to the social-justice priorities of their congregations.

  • Roman Jews criticize mayor over Fascist remarks

    Jewish leaders criticized Rome’s right-wing mayor for declaring that Italy’s Fascist-era anti-Semitic laws, not Fascism itself, constituted “absolute evil.”

  • U.N.: Israel should help Lebanon clean up from war

    A U.N. report reiterated a call for Israel to compensate Lebanon for damage from the 2006 war.

  • Israeli lawmakers visit Georgia

    A delegation of Israeli lawmakers is visiting Georgia.

  • Olmert welcomes new immigrants

    Israel’s prime minister welcomed more than 200 new immigrants from North America, telling them that they strengthen the country.

  • Israel’s wheelchair basketball crushes host China

    The Israeli men’s wheelchair basketball team easily defeated China 80-41 at the Paralympics in Beijing.

  • Oz book translated into Arabic

    An autobiographical novel by Israeli author Amos Oz has been translated into Arabic in an effort to promote coexistence.

  • Israeli jurist slams treatment of survivors

    A former Israeli Supreme Court justice criticized the government’s record on caring for Holocaust survivors.

  • New N.Y. governor axes junkets

    Jewish leaders were scrambling this week to figure out how they would be affected by New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s executive order banning junkets for executive branch officials sponsored by outside groups.

  • Spitzer takes N.Y. governorship

    Eliot Spitzer was elected New York’s governor, the state’s first Democratic executive in 12 years and the first Jew to hold the office since Herbert Lehman 64 years ago.