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  • Zeid begins Washington role

    Prince Zeid Bin Ra’ad, a Jordanian diplomat with close ties to Jewish leaders, began serving as his nation’s envoy to Washington.

  • Ahmadinejad blasts Israel, U.S.

    On a visit to Sudan, Iran’s president blamed the world’s ills on the United States and Israel.

  • Jewish astronaut meets Holocaust survivor

    A Jewish astronaut met the Holocaust survivor whose teddy bear replica he took into space.

  • E.U. launches rights agency

    The European Union launched a new human rights agency that will monitor anti-Semitism, among other duties.

  • 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.