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Madoff Sentencing Offers Little Solace To Victims

Bernard Madoff was sentenced Monday to 150 years in jail, the maximum allowed for his crimes. U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin during the sentencing called Madoff's crimes "staggering."

Madoff Sentencing Offers Little Solace To Victims

Bernard Madoff was sentenced Monday to 150 years in jail, the maximum allowed for his crimes. U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin during the sentencing called Madoff's crimes "staggering."

Polls Show Shift In Perceptions Among Americans, Israelis

New polling data suggests that recent U.S.-Israeli policy disputes over settlements and Palestinian statehood have hurt the Netanyahu government's standing in the United States and the Obama administration's popularity in Israel.

Polls Show Shift In Perceptions Among Americans, Israelis

New polling data suggests that recent U.S.-Israeli policy disputes over settlements and Palestinian statehood have hurt the Netanyahu government's standing in the United States and the Obama administration's popularity in Israel.

Netanyahu Offers Conditions, Caveats For Palestinian State

JERUSALEM - After two months of intense American pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally uttered the magic words: two states for two peoples.

Reaction To Obama Speech Divides Along Ideological Lines

WASHINGTON - Jewish organizational reaction to President Obama's speech in Cairo on June 4 can be summed up in one sentence: Left-wing Jewish groups applauded the speech as a whole, while more centrist groups or those that tilt more to the right had both praise and criticism.

Reaction To Obama Speech Divides Along Ideological Lines

WASHINGTON - Jewish organizational reaction to President Obama's speech in Cairo on June 4 can be summed up in one sentence: Left-wing Jewish groups applauded the speech as a whole, while more centrist groups or those that tilt more to the right had both praise and criticism.

Jewish Groups Silent As Obama Calls For Settlement Freeze

WASHINGTON - Even as it publicly stakes out a hard-line position against Israeli settlement expansion, the Obama administration has so far avoided serious criticism from most U.S. Jewish groups and pro-Israel Democratic lawmakers.

Jewish Groups Silent As Obama Calls For Settlement Freeze

WASHINGTON - Even as it publicly stakes out a hard-line position against Israeli settlement expansion, the Obama administration has so far avoided serious criticism from most U.S. Jewish groups and pro-Israel Democratic lawmakers.

Bronx Plot Points Up Threat From Independent Attackers

WASHINGTON - The arrest of four men accused of plotting to attack two Bronx synagogues underscores the threat to Jewish targets by individuals or small groups, several experts said.

Bronx Plot Points Up Threat From Independent Attackers

WASHINGTON - The arrest of four men accused of plotting to attack two Bronx synagogues underscores the threat to Jewish targets by individuals or small groups, several experts said.

Controversy Abounds During Pope’s Visit To Israel

JERUSALEM - Coming as a self-described "pilgrim of peace," Pope Benedict XVI vowed to fight anti-Semitism and called for a Palestinian state in the moments after his arrival in Israel for a five-day visit.

Controversy Abounds During Pope’s Visit To Israel

JERUSALEM - Coming as a self-described "pilgrim of peace," Pope Benedict XVI vowed to fight anti-Semitism and called for a Palestinian state in the moments after his arrival in Israel for a five-day visit.

U.S., Israeli Officials To AIPAC: Peace Deal Within Reach

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking via satellite, told the AIPAC policy conference in Washington Monday evening that he supported a "triple track" approach to talking with the Palestinians covering security, economic and political negotiations.

Obama Faith-Based Office Emphasizes ‘Policy Partnership’

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama said during the campaign that he wanted to keep George W. Bush's faith-based office around - but revamp it. Among the examples of the changes is the new Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which invited the press to its first briefing for religious and community leaders.

Obama Faith-Based Office Emphasizes ‘Policy Partnership’

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama said during the campaign that he wanted to keep George W. Bush's faith-based office around - but revamp it. Among the examples of the changes is the new Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which invited the press to its first briefing for religious and community leaders.

Blair: Netanyahu Supports Palestinian State In Principle

Benjamin Netanyahu supports the creation of a Palestinian state in principle, UN Middle East envoy Tony Blair told reporters Monday after meeting with the Israeli prime minister.

Netanyahu: Israel Committed To Comprehensive Peace Deal

Benjamin Netanyahu told his newly sworn-in Cabinet on Tuesday that Israel is committed to reaching a comprehensive peace with the Arab world.

Labor Agrees To Join Likud-Led Government

The Labor Party voted Tuesday to join the Likud-led coalition government, virtually guaranteeing that Benjamin Netanyahu will be Israel's next prime minister.

Shrinking Coffers, Mass Layoffs Push Federations Into Crisis Mode

Three of the largest local Jewish federations in the United States announced significant layoffs during the past two weeks, raising concerns about the future health of the country's main Jewish charitable network.

Shrinking Coffers, Mass Layoffs Push Federations Into Crisis Mode

Three of the largest local Jewish federations in the United States announced significant layoffs during the past two weeks, raising concerns about the future health of the country's main Jewish charitable network.

Charter-School Debate Roils U.S. Orthodox Communities

The Yeshiva Elementary School, an Orthodox institution in Miami Beach with about 450 students, was in dire straits in late 2008. It was behind on payroll, in significant debt and facing financial collapse.

Charter-School Debate Roils U.S. Orthodox Communities

The Yeshiva Elementary School, an Orthodox institution in Miami Beach with about 450 students, was in dire straits in late 2008. It was behind on payroll, in significant debt and facing financial collapse.

Pope Looks To Mend Vatican-Jewish Relations

ROME - Always uneasy, the relationship between the Vatican and the Jewish community took another sour turn recently when Pope Benedict XVI announced he was rescinding the excommunication of a bishop who denies the Holocaust.

Pope Looks To Mend Vatican-Jewish Relations

ROME - Always uneasy, the relationship between the Vatican and the Jewish community took another sour turn recently when Pope Benedict XVI announced he was rescinding the excommunication of a bishop who denies the Holocaust.

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