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  • Egypt bans GPS use

    Egypt has banned the use of GPS devices without government permission.

  • Barak: Time to pursue regional peace

    Israel’s leaders may be in favor of pursuing a regional peace plan, Ehud Barak said.

  • Q&A: Natan Sharansky

    Natan Sharansky, one of the leaders in the Soviet Jewry movement, talks with JTA about his Jewish awakening and perspective on Israel.

  • Far right gains in Greek election

    An extreme right-wing party’s electoral success in Greece’s national elections is not a threat to the Jewish community, one Jewish leader said, but is “a phenomenon that we must think about.”

  • Rubinstein defends ‘apartheid’ speech

    Ha’aretz columnist Danny Rubinstein had the unrepentant last word after being dropped by a British Zionist organization that objected to his calling Israel an “apartheid” state.

  • British Zionists drop Ha’aretz columnist

    The British Zionist Federation canceled a London appearance by Ha’aretz columnist Danny Rubinstein the day after he called Israel an “apartheid state” at a United Nations conference on Palestinians.

  • Threats, opportunity for Europe’s Jews

    For European Jewry, it was a year of the good, the bad and the ugly.

  • Poles team to erase cemetery vandalism

    Local officials and Catholic teens joined with Jews to clean up one of the biggest cemetery desecrations in postwar Polish history.

  • Vilnius cemetery construction sparks ire

    Jews inside and outside of Vilnius are outraged at Lithuanian officials who have allowed construction on land believed to cover part of the country’s largest Jewish cemetery.

  • Europeans split on Mideast policy

    As representatives of the Quartet gather to discuss ways to jump-start the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the specter of European disunity may scuttle efforts to formulate a clear European and international agenda.