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  • Businessman seeks new hearing in Coca-Cola lawsuit

    A Jewish Canadian-Egyptian businessman wants a full U.S. appeals court to rehear his lawsuit against Coca-Cola for using his family’s property in Egypt.

  • Reform spearheads faith letter to Obama on discrimination

    A number of faith groups, Jewish and non-Jewish, have joined a Reform-led initiative calling on President Obama to reconsider his decision not to issue an anti-discrimination executive order.

  • For peace, Arabs must see Israel as Jewish state, Prosor tells AJC forum

    International recognition of Israel as the state of the Jewish people is the key to peace, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor told an American Jewish Committee forum.

  • Israel Project names interim director

    The Israel Project named its chief operating and financial officer as the interim chief executive officer to replace the retiring Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi.

  • Obama proclaims Jewish Heritage Month

    President Obama celebrated the “shared struggle” of Jewish identity in proclaiming Jewish Heritage Month for the month of May.

  • Israel blasts inclusion on U.N. list of human rights violators

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry criticized as “absurd” the country’s inclusion on a list of countries that restrict the activities of human rights and advocacy groups.

  • Italian judge says cartoonist is no anti-Semite

    An Italian court has declared that a controversial cartoonist could not be publicly accused of anti-Semitism because of his “profound commitment to humanitarian causes” in third world countries.

  • Dutch queen to honor one of country’s chief rabbis

    The queen of the Netherlands is naming one of the country’s chief rabbis an officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau, among Holland`s highest honors.

  • ZOA lobbies Congress on Iran, PA funding

    Zionist Organization of America activists lobbied members of Congress to prevent a nuclear Iran and to cut assistance to the Palestinian Authority.

  • Cables reveal 1948 threats from State Dept.

    A U.S. State Department official in 1948 threatened to release anti-Semitic documents in response to the establishment of the State of Israel, according to diplomatic cables.