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  • Sao Paulo Jews gather coats for needy

    An annual Jewish-led winter campaign in Brazil garnered 14,000 coats for donation to the poor.

  • UN official wants to probe Palestinians as well as Israel

    The controversial new U.N. investigator into alleged human-rights abuses by Israel said his brief should include Palestinian violations as well.

  • Jewish same-sex couple weds in Calif.

    One of the first lesbian couples to legally marry in California did so under a chupah.

  • Madrijim School trains Argentine Jews

    The Madrijim School in Buenos Aires is both a place for young Jews to learn about teaching Jewish culture and a way to keep teens off dangerous streets.

  • Israel confirms nabbing Hamas commander

    Israel seized a Hamas commander in a covert Gaza raid and hinted he could be swapped for Gilad Shalit.

  • Olmert, Abbas meet again

    Ehud Olmert met Mahmoud Abbas in Jerusalem.

  • Anti-Zionist panel riles Argentine Jews

    A day after a panel discussion on the 1994 bombing of Argentina’s central Jewish institution took on anti-Israel and anti-Semitic tones, a group representing victims’ relatives questioned why such an event should be held at a prominent book fair.

  • Building community through Anne Frank

    Argentina tries to build the community’s trust in its security forces by having cadets lead an Anne Frank exhibit at the main Jewish institution in Buenos Aires.

  • Report: Anti-Semitism up in Argentina

    A comprehensive annual report finds that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Argentina rose sharply last year, sparked by last summer’s war between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Amy Winehouse to the chupah

    Singer Amy Winehouse reportedly will have a traditional Jewish wedding this summer.