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  • Kosher concessionaire walks at Camden Yards

    A certified kosher concession stand seems unlikely at the Orioles’ stadium for the first time since the facility opened in 1993.

  • Among Jews, a mixed global reaction to Obama

    Many Jews across the world joined their American counterparts in overwhelmingly embracing Barack Obama as the right pick for president. Others in the international Jewish community, however, including the institutional world, were more subdued in their reaction.

  • ‘The Passion’ storms the United States

    As "The Passion of the Christ" stormed movie theaters across America, moviegoers reacted emotionally — whether they loved the controversial film or hated it.

  • Five Israelis killed by Arab terrorists

    JERUSALEM, Sept. 9 (JTA) — Calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire talks were all but drowned out this week by a series of Palestinian terror attacks. On Sunday, a Palestinian suicide bomber struck in the train station in the Israeli coastal town of Nahariya, killing at least three Israelis and wounding more than 60. The station was…

  • Israeli troops encircle Palestinian cities

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 21 (JTA) — Israel has launched its biggest operation in areas under Palestinian control since the two sides signed their first interim peace accords in 1993. Palestinian officials charged Sunday that Israel is seeking to topple the Palestinian Authority — but Israel denied the accusation. In an offensive that began after the Oct….

  • Israel issues ultimatum to Palestinians

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 18 (JTA) — As Israel buried and mourned slain Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi, the government has delivered an ultimatum to the Palestinian Authority. Using words similar to those employed by President Bush in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the United States, the Cabinet issued a statement hours after Ze’evi…

  • Five Israelis killed by Arab terrorists

    JERUSALEM, Sept. 9 (JTA) — Calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire talks were all but drowned out this week by a series of Palestinian terror attacks. On Sunday, a Palestinian suicide bomber struck in the train station in the Israeli coastal town of Nahariya, killing at least three Israelis and wounding more than 60. The station was…

  • Five Israelis killed by Arab terrorists

    JERUSALEM, Sept. 9 (JTA) — Calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire talks were all but drowned out this week by a series of Palestinian terror attacks. On Sunday, a Palestinian suicide bomber struck in the train station in the Israeli coastal town of Nahariya, killing at least three Israelis and wounding more than 60. The station was…

  • Slave labor payments expected soon

    BERLIN, May 23 (JTA) — German firms have dropped their opposition to releasing funds for Nazi-era slave and forced laborers. Industry representatives announced Tuesday that they are now satisfied with the degree of protection from future lawsuits provided by American courts. The firms had been unwilling to release their half of the $5 billion fund…