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  • HUC, JTS form fellowship

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

  • Szenes memorial moved to Israel

    A memorial statue of Hannah Szenes was moved to Israel from a Budapest Jewish cemetery.

  • Itzik stresses captives to Rice

    The speaker of the Knesset met Condoleezza Rice and stressed the centrality of captive soldiers in any of Israel’s dealings with the Arabs.

  • French rental laws discriminate

    A ban on renting apartments to Jews on France’s Cote d’Azur reportedly has not been changed since it was enacted under the World War II-era Vichy government.

  • Teens build for poor in Nicaragua

    Aching from lugging cinder blocks and not having seen a flush toilet in days, a group of Jewish teenagers from the New York City suburbs could have been forgiven for complaining about building simple houses in a rural Nicaraguan outpost. But the only comp

  • Captive soldiers’ families tour U.S.

    Families of captive Israeli soldiers met with top U.S. officials and U.N. officials.

  • German minister supports Chabad after attack

    German Jewish and non-Jewish leaders joined for a service at Berlin’s Chabad synagogue and education center to demonstrate support for the movement following an attack on one of its schools.

  • Bill would study WWII treatment of ethnics, refugees

    Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) introduced legislation to reexamine U.S. World War II-era treatment of ethic German and Italians, as well as Jewish refugees.

  • Israeli photo gets record price

    An Israeli art photograph fetched a record price at a New York auction.

  • Olmert patronage alleged

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was accused of involvement in a political patronage campaign in a previous government post.