California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced job creation agreements Sunday with five Israeli companies in California. Schwarzenegger also attended the groundbreaking ceremony at the planned Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem. He will also be flying to Jordan on Monday to meet privately with King Abdullah II. The trip to Jordan was added to his itinerary after accusations that he was ignoring Palestinians on his trip.
Anti-Semitic attacks in France rose sharply during the first quarter of 2004. Figures released on Saturday by the Interior Ministry, which collates statistics in cooperation with Jewish groups, showed there were 67 acts of violence against Jewish persons or property since the beginning of the year, up from 42 incidents in the last quarter of 2003.
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