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  • Lien issued on Reb Nachman’s grave

    Breslov Chasidim could lose control of the land surrounding their founder’s grave in Ukraine.

  • Is S. America a terrorist incubator?

    The palm-fringed islands off the Caribbean coast may not look dangerous, but some Israelis say they are becoming hotbeds of support for terrorism.

  • Arafat tomb being overhauled

    Yasser Arafat’s tomb is undergoing an overhaul.

  • Stability, not democracy, in Tunisia

    Distinct from many of its neighbors in the Arab world, Tunisia safeguards its 1,500 Jews, foots the bill to restore old synagogues and even welcomes Israeli tourists. It also struggles to keep out Islamic terrorists.

  • Trinidad’s Jews stick together

    With just 55 Jews left, Trinidad’s Jews are doing what they can to keep the community together and encourage their country’s support for Israel.

  • Charter school’s Hebrew plan approved

    The Ben Gamla Charter School has received permission to move ahead with its Hebrew classes. Now it can start addressing its other challenges – like how to get the air conditioning working.

  • New guide for synagogue organizing

    Jewish Funds for Justice published a new guide to introduce synagogues to social justice work.

  • Syria complains to U.N.

    Syria filed a complaint with the United Nations over Israel’s apparent violation of its airspace.

  • Judaism Web site for Muslims launched

    Muslims can find information about Judaism on a new Web site.

  • Rally to protest Ahmadinejad visit

    The Jewish community is planning a rally to protest Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit this month to the United Nations.