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  • Britain upbeat on Iran sanctions

    Britain’s foreign secretary discussed efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program in an Israeli newspaper column.

  • Feinstein: Bush still can make Mideast peace

    The Bush administration still has a chance to leave a legacy of Israeli-Palestinian peace, based on an the Arab League initiative, a top Jewish Democratic U.S. senator said.

  • Russian rabbi: Don’t excavate Soviet grave

    A Russian chief rabbi warned Estonian authorities that the planned excavation of a common grave of Soviet soldiers in Tallinn could embolden global extremism.

  • Russian neo-Nazis hold Hitler rally

    Some 350 neo-Nazis held a rally in central Moscow in honor of Hitler’s birthday.

  • Iran threatens Israel, U.S.

    Iran threatened to strike Israel and U.S. interests if its nuclear facilities come under attack.

  • British Jews fight far-right party

    Ahead of local elections, the Board of Deputies of British Jews called for help with a telephone campaign against the far-right British National Party.

  • An exodus from seder’s heavy fare

    To balance the hard-boiled eggs, glistening casseroles and meaty entrees on seder tables, enlightened Passover hosts often select side dishes brimming with fresh produce. They’re filling but light, tasty and attractive.

  • Rice: Common agenda needed for peace

    A “common agenda” is needed to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Condoleezza Rice said after meeting with Mahmoud Abbas.

  • Pre-Castro Cuban Chanukah

    Jews in Cuba before Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution enjoyed prosperous lifestyles, including Chanukah dishes based on local ingredients.

  • The Thanksgiving kosher challenge

    On Thanksgiving, foods Americans love must be tweaked to share a sideboard with turkey in kosher homes. Most cooks simply substitute margarine for butter and move on. But what happens to flavor in the process?