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  • Hess memorial banned again

    An extremist German party failed in its attempt to have the ban lifted on a ceremony marking the death of former Hitler deputy Rudolf Hess.

  • Ukraine cemetery vandals sentenced

    A Ukraine court has sentenced three Odessa men to two-year prison terms for vandalizing a Jewish cemetery.

  • Jordan, Japan coming to Jericho meet

    The Palestinian Authority prime minister and Israel’s foreign minister will meet Wednesday in the West Bank town of Jericho.

  • Principal resigns over ‘intifada’ flap

    Defending the use of the word “intifada” on a T-shirt has cost a New York City principal her job.

  • Adelsons pledge $30 million more to birthright

    The Adelson Family Charitable Foundation donated nearly $30 million to birthright israel for next year’s trips.

  • Lantos not hopeful on Mideast conference

    A top U.S. congressman played down hopes of an Israeli-Palestinian breakthough in an upcoming peace conference hosted by President Bush.

  • Israel’s draft budget passed

    Israel’s Cabinet approved the 2008 budget.

  • Hospitals receive $11.6 million donation

    The Jewish Agency and a major investment group in Israel are joining to give $11.6 million to three hospitals in northern Israel.

  • U.S.-Israel aid deal near

    Israel and the United States are expected to sign a deal on boosted defense aid this week.

  • Rice pushes peace plan in Jerusalem

    Condoleezza Rice is back in the Middle East, her efforts to promote Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation seemingly buoyed by regional concerns over Hamas’ recent takeover of the Gaza Strip.