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  • New Zealand Olympian falls short

    A Jewish Olympic sailor from New Zealand failed to medal after leading at the halfway point.

  • Russian cemetery vandalized again

    Gravestones were vandalized in a Russian Jewish cemetery that has been attacked several times this year.

  • Russian general: Israel armed Georgia

    A Russian military official said Israel supplied arms to Georgia and trained its military intelligence units.

  • Prominent Jews among wartime spies

    Several prominent Jews spied for the United States during World War II, newly released documents show.

  • Cold soups for Shavuot

    In the days before air conditioning, Jews adored dairy soups, beginning at Shavuot and continuing throughout the summer. Here are some recipes that recall a bygone era.

  • Breakfast pastries for Purim

    Since themes are popular for Purim gift baskets and everyone appreciates the warmth of a cozy breakfast, try baking muffins, scones or coffee cake for family and friends.

  • Text: Olmert’s speech at Herzliya

    Ehud Olmert’s speech at the Herzliya Conference in Israel, Jan. 23, 2008.

  • Tutu appearance canceled amid Jewish concern

    A speech by Archbishop Desmond Tutu was canceled after local Jews expressed concern about his views on Israel.

  • Cookbook brings roots to the table

    For Doris Schechter, writing a cookbook about her beloved grandmother turned out to be a bittersweet journey that reaped valuable lessons.

  • Survivor-activist Kurt Julius Goldstein dies

    Kurt Julius Goldstein, a Holocaust survivor who was active on the International Auschwitz Committee, has died.