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  • Israeli diplomats in U.S. adopt hybrids

    Senior Israeli diplomats in the United States will switch to hybrid gas-electric cars to cut down on petroleum consumption.

  • Coalition saving Florida synagogue

    Jews and Greeks are banding together to save an old synagogue from the wrecking ball, perhaps even packing up the entire building and floating it up a waterway to another county.

  • HUC appoints new dean

    Rabbi Shirley Idelson was named dean of the New York campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

  • Lantos: Include Israel in NATO

    The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee called for Israel’s inclusion in NATO.

  • ORT opposes Bush education cuts

    ORT America is calling on its members to urge President Bush not to cut the education budget for 2008.

  • Jewish doctor brings vision to Syria

    Joel Weinstein, a Jewish physician from Pennsylvania, recently took part in a medical mission to Syria.

  • Syrians ‘hate’ Israel, not Jews

    Syrians say they have respect for the Jewish religion but ‘hate’ Israel – even if it returns the Golan Heights.

  • Jordanian: Israel must stop Old City dig

    A Jordanian official called on Israel to stop archeological excavations near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City.

  • Hungarian WWII suspect faces extradition

    An 84-year-old Australian man accused of killing a Jew in Hungary during World War II will likely be extradited to Hungary.

  • Juveniles apologize for cemetery vandalism

    A Vermont newspaper received an unsigned letter of apology for vandalizing a Brattleboro cemetery presumably from the juveniles responsible.