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  • Sharon cheered, jeered in New York

    When Ariel Sharon spoke in New York, he was met with cheers � and the fury of Jewish protesters vociferously opposed to his plan to withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank.

  • Balancing work and life

    Jewish professionals are discussing the tension between work and family, and how sometimes the Jewish value of family can be overriden by the need to work constantly.

  • U.N. rights commission blasts Israel

    The latest session of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, an annual event that is notoriously anti-Israel, was a bit less harsh this year than usual, observers say.

  • Surprise choice to head Presidents Conference

    The nomination of former American Jewish Committee president Harold Tanner to chair the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations came as a surprise to many following the process.

  • Polls: Support for Sharon, withdrawal high

    Ariel Sharon�s popularity has reached a new high among Americans and most American Jews support the Israeli prime minister�s Gaza withdrawal plan, according to new polls.

  • Young Jewish philanthropists talk about money

    Young Jewish philanthropists talk about giving to Jewish institutions as the Jewish world tries to accommodate their new ways of thinking.

  • Africans speak out on Mideast studies

    Sudanese students said the story of Africans expelled from or enslaved in Arab countries is left out of college Mideast curricula, adding a new dimension to an ongoing controversy engulfing Columbia University.

  • Jews, Catholics getting along

    The Roman Catholic’s changed view of Jews was on display at a conference of Jewish and Catholic leaders in New York.

  • Jewish Agency comments create stir

    Robert Goldberg, UJC board chair, apologized for blasting the group’s primary overseas partner, the Jewish Agency for Israel.

  • Jewish Agency shifts focus

    The Jewish Agency for Israel is shifting its priorities, putting into action a strategic plan that considers strengthening the identity of young Jews around the world as one of its top priorities.