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  • Hezbollah swap moved forward

    The Israeli-Hezbollah prisoner swap is moving ahead in stages.

  • Yiddish-Belarusian dictionary published

    The first new Yiddish-Belarusian language dictionary in the last 76 years was published in Belarus.

  • Egyptian cop killed keeping migrants from Israel

    An Egyptian policeman was shot dead while trying to stop African migrants from slipping into Israel from the Sinai desert.

  • Village blockaded over fence protests

    Israel blockaded a Palestinian village in response to violent protests against the West Bank security fence.

  • Chutzpahdik philanthropist aids Cambodians

    Bernie Krisher, a German native who came to identify with long-suffering Cambodians through his experience as a refugee from the Holocaust, brings a never-say-die chutzpah to help one of Asia’s poorest lands.

  • German gov’t co-funded offending forum

    The German government confirmed that it co-funded a conference where a former Iranian foreign minister said the “Zionist project” should be canceled.

  • Olmert, Abbas to meet in Paris

    Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas will meet in Paris later this month.

  • Chabad offers shelter during Thai coup

    As more than a dozen tanks were encircling Thailand’s Parliament building in a military coup d’etat, hundreds of Israeli backpackers were seeking shelter in the local Chabad House a mile or so away.

  • U.S. Jew opens ‘groovy’ window on Thailand

    An American-born Jew raised in Thailand has produced a best-selling map of Bangkok — and other of his favorite sites in Southeast Asia — with tips for living it up like the locals.

  • Israeli Thai boxers compete

    Three young Israelis distinguished themselves at a prestigious Thai boxing competition in Bangkok.