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  • Half of Israelis back sweeping releases

    Almost one in two Israelis would support the release of senior Palestinian terrorists from jail in exchange for a captive soldier, a survey found.

  • 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.

  • Debate on Arab Holocaust museum

    An Arab Holocaust museum is beginning to capture the attention of the Arab media and earn some community support, its creator says, but there are detractors among Jews and Arabs.

  • Israel picks top cop

    Israel named a new national police chief.

  • Tina Rieger, wife of UJC CEO, dies

    Tina Susan Rieger, the wife of United Jewish Communities’ president and CEO Howard Rieger, died April 11 of pancreatic cancer.

  • Pelosi, Lantos defend trip

    U.S. Reps. Nancy Pelosi and Tom Lantos defended their recent diplomatic trip to the Middle East and suggested that they follow up by meeting with Iran’s president.

  • Olmert calls Pelosi

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert had a friendly conversation with Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

  • Hezbollah braces for new war

    Hezbollah said it is rearming in preparation for a possible new confrontation with Israel this year.