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  • Abbas backs Russian peace confab

    Mahmoud Abbas endorsed holding a Middle East peace conference in Russia.

  • Zahar: No peace without Hamas

    A Hamas founder said there will be no peace with Israel unless the terrorist organization is sitting at the negotiating table.

  • Olmert hints Israel nixed Syrian nukes

    Ehud Olmert hinted strongly that the target of last year’s Israeli airstrike in Syria was a nuclear installation.

  • Geneva meeting could be Israel hate-fest

    The upcoming U.N. World Conference Against Racism in Geneva is likely to single out Israel for criticism.

  • Two West Bank terrorists killed

    Israeli forces killed two Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank.

  • Reuters: Israeli shell killed cameraman

    Reuters said that one of its cameramen who was killed in the Gaza Strip was hit by an Israeli tank shell.

  • Obama tackles ‘pastor’ question again

    It’s the question that just won’t go away for presidential hopeful Barack Obama. He tried to tackle the “pastor question” head on in a meeting with Philadelphia Jews.

  • Who’s afraid of Obama fans?

    By several accounts, the Obama folks are keeping a tight rein on who is allowed to speak for the campaign (though we certainly can’t complain about our access to the candidate himself). But they may be shooting themselves in the foot as a result. Case in point: I visited Obama’s campaign office in the Philadelphia…

  • Suburban Jews could swing Pa. primary

    The Philadelphia suburbs – and its Jewish voters – could make the difference in Pennsylvania’s April 22 primary.

  • First Chabad House opening in S. Korea

    A Lubavitch emissary couple arrived in Seoul recently to establish the first Chabad House in South Korea.