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  • Russian sentenced for anti-Semitic messaging

    A Moscow law student was sentenced to 150 hours of public service for sending anti-Semitic text messages to be broadcast on local television in May.

  • Livni presses E.U. on Iran, Hamas

    Israel’s foreign minister urged her European Union counterparts to consider a hard line against Iran and a cautious approach to the new Palestinian Authority government.

  • German conference to address Jewish education

    An upcoming conference in Germany will address “Jewish Education in a Multicultural Europe.”

  • Mofaz addresses Iranians on nukes

    An Israeli Cabinet minister denounced Iran’s nuclear program in a Farsi-language radio address.

  • Libby found guilty

    A jury convicted Lewis “Scooter” Libby of four of five counts in a perjury trial.

  • New Republic in new hands

    Martin Peretz, long-time editor in chief of The New Republic, sold his remaining shares in the pro-Israel magazine, The New York Observer reported.

  • Israel to curb airport profiling

    Israel’s domestic security chief ordered new screening equipment installed at Ben-Gurion Airport to reduce selective “profiling” of Arab passengers.

  • Europe keen to renew P.A. aid

    When Mahmoud Abbas announced in Mecca that an agreement had been reached for a Palestinian unity government, Europe’s united position toward the Palestinian Authority came apart at the seams.

  • Reform praises Maryland on death penalty

    The Reform movement praised Maryland’s governor for supporting a repeal of the state’s death penalty.

  • Tartman withdraws nomination

    Israel’s tourism minister-designate withdrew over an accreditation scandal.