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  • 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.

  • Assad: We rejected nukes in ’01

    Bashar Assad said Syria decided against buying black-market nuclear materials in 2001.

  • Israel tests advanced Patriot

    Israel tested an advanced version of the U.S.-supplied Patriot missile.

  • Palestinian economic confab planned

    The United States and Britian are planning a conference on improving the Palestinian economy.

  • Panama’s Jews, Arabs coexist

    Unlike other parts of the world where devoutly practicing Jews and Muslims have come into conflict, in Panama the two are almost symbiotic.

  • Senators stress Iran action at O.U. event

    U.S. senators emphasized increased action against Iran at the Orthodox Union’s annual luncheon in Washington, D.C.

  • Aussie Jews presented highest honor

    Two Australian Jews were awarded the nation’s highest honor.

  • Who is a Jew?’ in Nicaragua

    Bitter divisions over who is a Jew threaten to split Nicaragua’s tiny Jewish community.

  • HUC, JTS form fellowship

    The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation is launching an inter-denominational fellowship with Reform and Conservative seminaries.