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  • Skinhead attacks in Moscow

    Two skinhead attacks in southern Moscow left one man dead and two severely wounded.

  • Olmert raps P.A. over ‘plot

    Israel and the Palestinian Authority traded barbs over an alleged plot to assassinate Ehud Olmert.

  • 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.

  • Journalists tour Syria bomb site

    Syria took journalists on a tour of the site Israel allegedly bombed last month, calling it an agricultural research center.

  • Who has Putin’s ear?

    Moshe Kantor’s star may be on the rise behind the opaque walls of the Kremlin. Then again, it may not.

  • Israelis favor talks with Palestinians

    More than half of Israelis support talks between Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas, a poll showed.

  • Hillel partners open Odessa cafe

    A new Jewish cafe in Odessa, Ukraine, is part of a plan of quasi-commercial ventures set to reverse Hillel’s bad luck in the former Soviet Union.

  • Outrage over Korean ‘Nazi’ bar

    A Nazi-themed bar in South Korea has stirred outrage among foreign diplomats.

  • Yad Vashem displays life-saving tree

    A tree trunk that hid a young Jewish man during the Holocaust was put on display at Yad Vashem.

  • El Al flight stuck in Kiev

    El Al passengers were stuck in Kiev after their plane experienced engine failure.