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  • Jewish groups help bridge victims

    Minneapolis-area Jews are offering aid and solace to victims of the tragic collapse of the I-35W Bridge in that city – and giving thanks for the survival of a former yeshiva student.

  • Israeli rights group headed to D.C.

    An Israeli human-rights organization is opening an office on Capitol Hill in an effort to influence U.S. foreign policy with reports on Jerusalem’s alleged abuses against Palestinians.

  • U.S. increasing aid to Israel

    A U.S. plan to increase military aid to Israel to offset growth in U.S. aid to Arab allies is being welcomed in Jerusalem.

  • Sleeping soldier left in Gaza

    An Israeli soldier was left behind in the Gaza Strip after falling asleep following a daylong operation there.

  • Teen foils Arabs’ abduction attempt

    A Jerusalem teenager foiled a kidnapping attempt by three Arabs.

  • Sydney Jews rally for soldiers

    More than 300 Jews in Sydney rallied for the release of three kidnapped Israeli soldiers.

  • Evangelicals back two-state solution

    U.S. evangelical Christians wrote an open letter to President Bush supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • U.K. medical journal offers boycott debate

    The British Medical Journal re-ignited the debate over an academic boycott of Israel by running two opinion pieces on the subject last week.

  • Arab MK: Fight Israeli ‘occupation

    An Israeli Arab Knesset member urged Palestinians to fight Israeli “occupation.”

  • Report: Captive Israeli soldier died

    Israeli officials dismissed a Lebanese newspaper report that one of the two Israeli soldiers taken captive last summer by Hezbollah is dead.