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  • Lieberman plays down military option

    Israel’s strategic affairs minister played down the desirability of military action to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

  • Woman sues Ali G over sex claim

    A woman who was on a 1987 trip to Israel with Sacha Baron Cohen is suing the British comedian for saying in a facetious interview that he got her pregnant.

  • Did Jefferson have Jewish ancestor?

    Thomas Jefferson may have had a Jewish ancestor, a new genetic study suggests.

  • Group plugs sweatshop-free kippot

    Jews concerned about social justice now can buy kippot from companies that shun sweatshop labor.

  • Trial opens in burning of Anne Frank diary

    A young German man admitted burning “The Diary of Anne Frank” at a summer solstice party in 2006.

  • Orthodox feminists push for agunot

    An Orthodox feminist group is launching an advertising campaign on behalf of agunot, whose husbands refuse to give them a get, or Jewish bill of divorce.

  • 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.