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  • Holocaust archives go online

    Efforts to track down U.S.-held records that may assist Holocaust restitution claims are now a click — and possibly a fee — away.

  • Israel education nonprofit partners with Spertus

    The iCenter has partnered with Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies to launch a certification program for students of Israel education.

  • U.S., Israel discuss economic development

    The U.S. and Israel discussed economic development and high-tech cooperation at a conference in Jerusalem.

  • At Economist summit, Cantor predicts Republican future

    Predictions for what 2010 will bring were aplenty yesterday at The Economist’s summit in Washington celebrating the release of its World in 2010 edition.  The event featured several influential speakers who gave their two cents on issues of economic, political and cultural significance. Among them was House Minority Whip Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va), who stressed…

  • Jonathan Safran Foer takes a stand for ethical eating

    Award-winning author Jonathan Safran Foer took the stage at 6th & I Synagogue in Washington Tuesday night to discuss his latest book and first work of non-fiction, "Eating Animals." The book addresses the ethics of animal agriculture and the mainstream American diet from a personal and often emotional perspective.  A vegetarian since childhood, Foer discussed…

  • Senior U.S. official dedicates UNRWA school

    A senior U.S. official dedicating an UNRWA school in Jordan referred to a future Palestinian state.

  • Ex-SS member, 90, charged with murdering Jews

    A 90-year-old German man was charged with the murders of Jewish slave laborers during World War II.

  • ‘Hug a Jew’ a hit on Facebook

    More than 100,000 people have joined a Facebook group urging members to ‘hug a Jew.’

  • Fencing tourney slights Israeli winners on anthem

    Israel’s national anthem was not played at a fencing competition in Austria when two Israeli teens won medals.

  • Federal appeals court to hear mezuzah case

    A U.S. appeals court will hear the case of an Orthodox condo owner whose condominium association had temporarily banned the use of mezuzahs.