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  • Rice: Palestinian state will help on Iran

    Condoleezza Rice told thousands of Jewish communal activists that a Palestinian state is vital to solving the Iran problem.

  • Jewish lawyers push for humane executions

    A group of Jewish lawyers is pressing the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure that the death penalty is humane.

  • Jews sparkled on diamond in ’07

    Ryan Braun made history as baseball’s first Jewish Rookie of the Year, but he wasn’t the only Jewish player to distinguish himself on the diamond this season.

  • Peres addresses Turkish parliament

    Shimon Peres made history as the first Israeli president to address the Turkish parliament.

  • Suspense builds around Brewers’ Braun

    Power-hitting Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers is supplying a double dose of suspense: Will the third baseman become the first Jewish player to be named Rookie of the Year, and will he take off for Yom Kippur?

  • Israeli dies of Lebanon war wounds

    One year on, the Lebanon war claimed its 159th Israeli fatality.

  • U.S. official: Israel warned us on Iraq

    A former senior U.S. official says Israel warned the Bush administration in the lead-up to the Iraq war that Iran posed a greater threat.

  • Chabad rabbi sues town for filming home

    A New Jersey rabbi filed a civil rights suit against a municipality, alleging that it filmed prayers at his home to prove he was running a “house of worship.”

  • Heads-up for Obama fund-raiser

    Jewish supporters of the presidential bid of U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) are selling “Obama ’08” yarmulkes to raise funds.

  • AJCongress calls for nonpartisan AG

    The American Jewish Congress called on President Bush to nominate a non-partisan attorney general.