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  • Hot pot dilemma in China

    Faced with the dilemma of what to do at a hot pot business dinner in China – where diners share a communal pot of meat, fish and vegetables – the vegetarian, kosher-observant author finds common cause with a Chinese Muslim.

  • How to do Jewish in Beijing

    Here are some tips on worship and eating Jewishly in Beijing during the Olympic Games.

  • Inside Jewish Beijing

    Beijing has had an organized Jewish community since the late 1970s, the city’s congregations cooperate well and Jews coming for the Olympics will find plenty of choices for davening.

  • AIPAC draft agenda: Iran, peace, terrorism

    The proposed AIPAC 2008 agenda focuses on isolating Iran and backing Israel’s efforts to achieve peace and repulse terrorism.

  • Chinese benefit from Israeli expertise

    Some 50 Chinese participants came to the Israeli Embassy in Beijing last week to mark 16 years of China’s involvement in Mashav, the program established by Golda Meir to share Israeli know-how with the developing world.

  • Israel sends aid to China

    Israel is sending dozens of tons of aid supplies to China to provide relief for the earthquake there that killed tens of thousands. Two Israelis injured in the quake said they were touched by Chinese rescue efforts.

  • Missing Israelis found in China

    Two Israeli exchange students who were missing in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in China were located injured but alive in a nature reserve.

  • Two Israelis missing in China

    Two Israeli exchange students are missing as China digs out from a deadly earthquake.

  • Reform, Chabad join forces in Beijing

    In a rare case of Jewish unity, Chabad and Reform Jewish organizations cooperate in Beijing to promote Jewish life in China’s capital city, as the recent celebrations of Purim demonstrated.

  • Kosher certification: Made in China

    With the market for kosher food booming, the rabbis who travel throughout China visiting factories and certifying food as kosher have a lot of work to do to keep up.