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  • Women of achievement honored

    Many of this year’s 10 Women to Watch, awards given annually by Jewish Women International, say they draw strength from their Jewish roots and beliefs.

  • Mega-donation to Washington shul

    Donald Saltz calls himself a “low-key, out of the limelight” kind of guy. But the media spotlight seems likely to find Saltz, who just pledged $5 million to Washington’s Adas Israel Congregation.

  • U.S. Jews, Muslims share concerns

    Washington-area Jews and Muslims gathered this week for hot curry and cool-tempered debate.

  • Rich Jewish campus life backed

    Amid worries about fraying religious ties among Jewish college students and campus rifts over Israel, a conference held in Washington probed the interplay between American academia and Jews.

  • New report on Jewish domestic abuse

    A new report from Jewish Women International paints a picture of domestic abuse in the Jewish community, which ranges from outright physical violence to more subtle controlling behavior.

  • Web site is guide to Nazi-era art

    After the rise of Nazi Germany, as Jews faced deportation to concentration camps or fled to safety, many families lost not only lives, but property, including cherished artworks. A new Web site designed to help researchers tracking plundered art has opene

  • Kosher in coach slashed at US Air

    Jewish groups reacted with dismay to the news that US Airways will no longer offer kosher meals on many domestic flights for coach passengers.

  • NIF’s Rosenberg to step down

    Norman Rosenberg has announced that he will be stepping down as the New Israel Fund executive director at the end of this year to direct the I Am Your Child Foundation, founded by film director Rob Reiner to advance education on early child development.

  • Mixed marks for Bush’s Health pick

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 – If there’s a politician who lives up to the title “compassionate conservative,” it may be Tommy Thompson. He has spent the past 13 years as governor of Wisconsin crafting creative and controversial bipartisan solutions to deep-rooted social problems. If the United States Senate gives him the nod, this Bush Cabinet nominee…