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  • Lieberman not a major factor as Jews cast their votes

    NEW YORK, Nov. 7 (JTA) — Yair Nadiv, a Republican from the Detroit suburb of Huntington Woods, Mich., had just done something he’d never done before: He voted for a Democratic presidential candidate. The dual citizen of Israel and the United States believes that with the Middle East in turmoil, U.S. policy should not be…

  • Lieberman not a major factor as Jews cast their votes

    In interviews across the country, Jewish voters mostly expressed their support for the Gore-Lieberman ticket, although some did back Republicans George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. And while many voters expressed their pride that Joseph Lieberman, one of thei

  • Questions remain about Vatican’s role in Shoah

    After 11 months of work investigating the Vatican’s role during the Holocaust, a panel of scholars is pressing the Holy See to open up more archives. A new report raises 47 questions about the papacy’s wartime record, but does not leave much hope that que

  • Questions remain about Vatican’s role in Shoah

    After 11 months of work investigating the Vatican’s role during the Holocaust, a panel of scholars is pressing the Holy See to open up more archives. A new report raises 47 questions about the papacy’s wartime record, but does not leave much hope that que

  • Jewish groups show solidarity

    NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (JTA) – The organized North American Jewish community’s reaction to the violent events in the Middle East can be summed up in a few words: solidarity with Israel. As displeasure with the Jewish state’s response to Palestinian rioters mounted across the world, the Jewish community – mainly through op-eds and advertisements…

  • Jewish groups show solidarity

    NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (JTA) – The organized North American Jewish community’s reaction to the violent events in the Middle East can be summed up in a few words: solidarity with Israel. As displeasure with the Jewish state’s response to Palestinian rioters mounted across the world, the Jewish community – mainly through op-eds and advertisements…

  • Jewish immigrant swims to gold

    NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (JTA) — Millions of immigrants have flocked to the United States looking for streets paved with gold. Lenny Krayzelburg, who came to the United States from Odessa, Ukraine, in 1988 found gold in a pool at Sydney, Australia’s Olympic Games. Krayzelburg set an Olympic record of 53.72 seconds in winning the…

  • Russians thrive, Ethiopians struggle

    Russian and Ethiopian immigrants are Israel’s most celebrated population influxes — and the ones at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology are among the best and brightest. But while students from the former Soviet Union have managed to carve out t

  • Russians thrive, Ethiopians struggle

    Russian and Ethiopian immigrants are Israel’s most celebrated population influxes — and the ones at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology are among the best and brightest. But while students from the former Soviet Union have managed to carve out t

  • Ukrainian immigrant ready to swim to gold

    NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (JTA) — Millions of immigrants have flocked to the United States looking for streets paved with gold. Lenny Krayzelburg, who came to the United States from Odessa, Ukraine, in 1988 is searching for gold as well — but in a pool at Sydney’s Olympic Games. Several Jewish athletes from the former…