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  • France arrests 5 in cemetery desecration

    French police arrested five people suspected of desecrating 180 graves at a cemetery in northern France.

  • Edwards: calming Iraq means talking to Syria, Iran

    Stabilizing Iraq requires U.S. engagement with Iran and Syria, former Sen. John Edwards told Jewish Democrats.

  • E.U. adds to Iran sanctions

    E.U. foreign ministers approved further sanctions on Iran over its nuclear enrichment.

  • Sarkozy, Royal headed for runoff

    Nicolas Sarkozy, the apparent favorite in the Jewish community, will face Segolene Royal in a May runoff following presidential elections that saw a massive turnout in France.

  • Chirac’s complex legacy

    As he prepares to exit the political stage, French President Jacques Chirac leaves a legacy as a staunch fighter against anti-Semitism with a complex diplomatic record regarding Israel and its Arab neighbors.

  • AIPAC heads to Greece

    The American Israel Public Affairs Committee sent its first official delegation to Greece.

  • E.U. agrees to law on genocide denial

    The European Union ratified a law banning incitement to or denial of genocide.

  • Chief rabbi blames Holocaust on Reform

    Israel’s Reform movement expressed outrage after a former Israeli chief rabbi suggested that the Holocaust was the result of Reform Judaism in Germany.

  • Protest growing over British boycott

    A British news editor and Israel’s ambassador to Britain criticized a journalist union’s call to boycott Israeli goods.

  • French Jews favor conservative

    For many French Jews, Nicolas Sarkozy represents a new breed of politician: He’s aggressive and outspoken, never short of words, likes to hang out with celebrities and doesn’t hide his taste for the good life.