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  • Ordinary women, extraordinary heroes

    Perhaps the first of its kind, an exhibit at Yad Vashem highlights the role and extraordinary stories of Jewish women during the Holocaust.

  • Israeli crematorium torched

    Israel’s only crematorium was torched.

  • AJWS to push U.S. on Sudanese refugee issue

    The American Jewish World Service is putting together a targeted advocacy campaign to push the United States to develop a policy on accepting refugees from the genocide in the Sudan.

  • Jewish priests get together

    At the first international gathering of the Jewish priestly class of Kohanim and Levites in 2,000 years, participants prepared for the construction of the Third Holy Temple.

  • Jewish leader defends German minister

    A German Jewish leader defended Germany’s interior minister against charges of fear-mongering.

  • Private peacemaker visits Israel

    A Syrian American who drafted an informal proposal for peace with Israel visited Jerusalem.

  • Exhibit depicts WWII Slovak Jews

    An exhibit showing the Holocaust story of Slovak Jews opens Sunday at a Jewish community center in Kansas.

  • Jewish teen attacked in Russia

    Community leaders in a southern Russian city are pressing local authorities to protect a Jewish teen following an anti-Semitic attack.

  • Yuschenko orders action against vandalism

    Ukraine’s president demanded that measures be taken to stop vandalism against Jewish and other memorial sites in the country.

  • U.S. defense chief to visit Israel

    U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to make a one-day Israel visit next week.