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  • DAIA gives interfaith awards

    Argentina’s Jewish political umbrella group, DAIA, gave its 2007 awards to Jews, Catholics and Muslims.

  • Russia: One year until Bushehr active

    The Iranian nuclear power plant at Bushehr will not be fully operational before the end of 2008, say Russian builders.

  • Spinka rabbi arrested for tax fraud

    The head of the Hasidic Spinka sect was arrested in Los Angeles for tax fraud and money laundering.

  • Police detain Izhevsk vandal

    Police have detained a suspect in the desecration of a Jewish center in Izhevsk, Russia.

  • Israeli forces kill 7 in Gaza

    Israeli forces killed seven Palestinian gunmen during operations in the central Gaza Strip.

  • New center for Israel’s Masorti

    Israel’s Conservative seminary will restore a historic Tel Aviv building as a new center for pluralistic Jewish learning.

  • Interfaith group giving to Jewish Agency

    The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews will give the Jewish Agency for Israel $15 million per year for the next three years.

  • Congress votes to divest from Darfur

    The U.S. government will no longer be allowed to contract with companies doing business in Sudan.

  • Congress approves extra anti-terror funds

    The U.S. Congress has approved a $15 million increase in federal funding to protect high-risk institutions from terrorist attacks.

  • Report: Bush snubs Knesset

    U.S. President George W. Bush reportedly turned down a request to address Israel’s Knesset during his visit next month.