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  • Yeshiva principal wins national recognition

    An Atlanta Jewish day school principal was selected as a 2009 National Distinguished Principal.

  • Dalai Lama visits Washington, DC sukkah

    The Dalai Lama popped in on a Sukkot celebration with a visit to the sukkah of a Washington, DC area synagogue on Saturday. The Buddhist spiritual leader met with the congregation’s worshippers in the sukkah of Adas Israel Synagogue after Saturday’s Sukkot holiday prayers, reports. The Dalai Lama told the crowd that it was…

  • Dalai Lama visits D.C. sukkah

    The Dalai Lama visited the sukkah of a Washington synagogue.

  • Whither national intelligence?

    Two congressmen are demanding to know why the director of national intelligence testified that Iran had no secret enrichment facilities.

  • Obama extends PLO office allowance

    President Obama extended the allowance for the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington office.

  • House expands hate crimes legislation

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill expanding the legal definition of a violent federal hate crime to include gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

  • Moroccan king honors AJC leader

    Morocco’s King Mohammed VI bestowed one of his country’s highest honors on a Jewish leader.

  • U.S.-Israel energy program funding increased

    The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that includes an additional $2 million for U.S.-Israel energy cooperation.

  • Ukraine lauded for nixing hotel near Babi Yar

    Two U.S. lawmakers hailed Ukraine for halting the construction of a hotel near the site of a Nazi massacre.

  • Goldstone defends UN report accusing Israel, Hamas of war crimes

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