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  • Biden hosts Rosh Hashana gathering for Jewish leaders

    Before dashing off to the Capitol for President Obama’s primetime speech on health care Wednesday night, Vice President Biden hosted a Rosh Hashana soiree at his residence for about 100 Jewish leaders and friends. The event took place by the pool famously installed by former Vice President Dan Quayle.  No swimming took place, but Vice…

  • Manhattan DA: Iran, Venezuela scheming together

    Venezuela and Iran are involved together in several economic and nuclear proliferation sanctions-busting schemes, Manhattan’s district attorney said.

  • MSNBC removes Buchanan column defending Hitler

    MSNBC took down the Pat Buchanan column defending Hitler’s actions hours after a Jewish group urged its removal.

  • Madonna sings praises for Israel’s energy

    Madonna called Israel “the energy capital of the world” during a performance in Tel Aviv.

  • AMIA bombing suspect named Iran’s defense chief

    The Iranian Parliament approved the nomination of a suspect in the bombing of an Argentine Jewish center to be the country’s new defense minister.

  • Chavez to visit Syria, meet Assad

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will visit Syria and meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

  • R.I. man arrested after harassing Chasid

    A Rhode Island man who reportedly taunted a Chasid was later shot with a Taser gun and arrested.

  • Group facing charges for Holocaust-denying cartoon

    The Arab group behind the publishing of a cartoon denying the Holocaust may face charges in the Netherlands.

  • Helsinki Commission chiefs: Denounce Swedish article

    The leaders of the U.S. Helsinki Commission urged European foreign ministers to unequivocally denounce an anti-Semitic article in a Swedish newspaper.

  • U.N. watchdog: Iran upped ability to produce nukes fuel

    Iran significantly increased its ability to make nuclear fuel this summer, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said in a new report.