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  • Getting into details on Falash Mura

    As Israel takes steps to bring some 20,000 Falash Mura to Israel from Ethiopia, the Jewish state is looking to American Jewry to help pay the tab. The latest moves come in the wake of increased lobbying by officials from U.S. Jewish federations, Jewish hu

  • Dershowitz makes case for Israel

    NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (JTA) — It was the week between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur when a Harvard student knocked on Alan Dershowitz’s door and asked the esteemed law professor for forgiveness. Why? For not speaking up for Israel, the Jewish student explained. He knows he should be more supportive of Israel, but doing…

  • Foxman: It’s like 1933 for the Jews

    If Abraham Foxman’s predictions are right, “we currently face as great a threat to the safety and security of the Jewish people as the one we faced in the 1930s — if not a greater one.” Foxman sees much of modern anti-Semitism as being advanced under the

  • Israel on offensive at U.N.

    After being on the defensive at the United Nations for half a century, Israel has introducted its first General Assembly resolution — expressing concern for Israeli children living under threat of Palestinian terrorism.

  • Israel takes the stage at the G.A.

    The upcoming United Jewish Communities General Assembly, aptly named "With Israel, For Israel," will focus on solidarity with the Jewish state, putting other agendas on the back burner.

  • Dean meets Jewish leaders

    Before his first major meeting with American Jewish leaders, presidential hopeful Howard Dean ducked into a Manhattan sukkah for a quick picture with children. But it will take more than a photo-op for Dean, who vexed many members of the Jewish community

  • Jews on NRA’s ‘blacklist

    Jews and Jewish organizations figure prominently on the National Rifle Association’s “anti-gun” list — and they’re proud of it.

  • Israel still in hot seat at U.N.

    The world’s preoccupation with the chaos in Iraq is unlikely to divert attention from the trademark scrutiny of Israel by the United Nations General Assembly.

  • Dad blocks daughter from Israel study

    Five Americans were chosen for Israel’s three-year Elite Academy high school, the first time the 12-year-old program has been opened to children from North America. But one father won’t let his daughter go.

  • Terror victims tour U.S.

    In an emotionally charged visit to the U.S., some 20 victims of Palestinian terrorism connected with politicians and sympathizers in New York, whose own experience on Sept. 11 has created a bond between them and the Israeli visitors.