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  • White House to J Street: We have your back

    Israel’s ambassador turned down an invitation to speak this week at the inaugural J Street conference shortly after his spokesman was quoted as saying that some of the group’s positions would “impair” Israel’s interest. The Obama administration, however, delivered a supportive message.

  • ‘Kvelling’ for Obama

    It was a week dedicated primarily to marking the election of the first African-American president in U.S. history, but the ongoing ceremonies were punctuated by several Jewish moments, wrinkles and parties. Barack Obama’s supporters said it was a historic week for all Americans, especially Jewish ones, to take pride in.

  • Blair relative trapped in Gaza

    Middle East envoy Tony Blair’s sister-in-law is trapped in the Gaza Strip.

  • Sarkozy to talk peace in Syria

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy left for Damascus for meetings to advance peace negotiations between Syria and Israel.

  • Israeli mothers allegedly drown children

    Two Israeli mothers were arrested for allegedly drowning their 4-year-old sons.

  • Remains of ancient Jerusalem wall unearthed

    The remains of a city wall of Jerusalem from the time of the Second Temple were uncovered.

  • Warsaw hosting Jewish culture festival

    Warsaw is hosting an annual festival of Jewish culture.

  • Injured Georgians being treated in Israel

    Georgians who were severely injured in the recent conflict with Russia arrived in Israel for medical treatment.

  • Israel Policy Forum picks leaders

    Peter Joseph and Larry Zicklin have been elected to lead the Israel Policy Forum.

  • At Dem parley, accepting ‘Jesus’ name

    Barack Obama’s big night began with a prayer from a rabbi and ended with one concluding “in Jesus’ name.” Well, sort of.