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  • Wiesenthal Center wants Nazi singer shunned

    The Simon Wiesenthal Center called on the New York Archdiocese to distance itself from a Croatian singer it considers racist.

  • Breast cancer survivors meet in Russia

    At a Jewish-sponsored conference in Russia on breast cancer, organizers talked about how education, prevention and access to health care can help reduce the disease’s high rate in the country.

  • Bush wants $150 million cash to P.A.

    Of the more than $400 million in new money the Bush administration is requesting for the Palestinian Authority, $150 million is in direct transfers.

  • Big bat mitzvah spender arrested

    The business owner who spent more than $8 million on his daughter’s bat mitzvah was arrested.

  • Israeli soldier killed in Gaza

    An Israeli soldier was killed during an army operation in the Gaza Strip.

  • Israeli soldier killed in Gaza

    An Israeli soldier was killed in the Gaza Strip.

  • Livni to China: Get tough on Iran

    Israel’s foreign minister urged China to throw its weight behind international diplomatic pressure on Iran.

  • Giuliani cites Israel to evangelicals

    Rudy Giuliani cited his love for Israel and the Jewish roots of Christianity in appealing to evangelical Christians.

  • Limmud brings FSU Jews together

    The excitement and diversity at the first Limmud Jewish educational conference in the former Soviet Union prompted some longtime observers to wonder if this signaled the beginning of the end of Jewish factionalism and infighting in Russia.

  • Belarus Jews calm after leader’s slurs

    Most Belarus Jews believe that anti-Semitic and anti-Israel slurs by President Alexander Lukashenko were meant not against them, but as a message for Israel and Iran.