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  • Jewish same-sex couple weds in Calif.

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

  • Obama to make pre-election Israel visit

    Barack Obama reportedly plans to visit Israel before the U.S. presidential election in November.

  • Top 10 Jewish neighborhoods named

    California had two neighborhoods listed among the top 10 Jewish neighborhoods in North America.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • AJCommittee elects president

    Richard Sideman was elected president of the American Jewish Committee.