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J Street, Israeli Envoy Mending Fences – But Wariness Lingers

WASHINGTON - After months of high-profile feuding, the dovish lobbying group J Street and Israel's ambassador to Washington appear to be reconciling.

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, Touro College Founder, Dies

He founded a college that spans the world, and served as its president until his death Monday evening at his home in Forest Hills, New York.

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, Touro College Founder, Dies

He founded a college that spans the world, and served as its president until his death Monday evening at his home in Forest Hills, New York.

Israel’s Reply To Goldstone Takes Conciliatory Tone

WASHINGTON - The Goldstone wars continue, but beneath the shouting a diplomatic track has emerged.

Israel: German Actions Inconsistent With Merkel’s Warm Embrace

JERUSALEM - On the face of it, relations between Israel and Germany have never been better.

Israel: German Actions Inconsistent With Merkel’s Warm Embrace

JERUSALEM - On the face of it, relations between Israel and Germany have never been better.

Israeli Aid Effort In Haiti Wins Praise, Gratitude

The text messages started coming in to Shachar Zahavi's cell phone in the middle of the night: "What are we going to do about Haiti?"

Do Jews ‘Hate’ Sarah Palin? Debate Roils Jewish Conservatives

Forget 2012, Sarah Palin must think she's headed to the White House even sooner.

Do Jews ‘Hate’ Sarah Palin? Debate Roils Jewish Conservatives

Forget 2012, Sarah Palin must think she's headed to the White House even sooner.

The Perils Of Polls: Where Do Jews Really Stand On Obama?

WASHINGTON - Opinion polls are expected to provide a simple answer to an important question: What are the people thinking? But the details often reveal a much more complicated picture.

Did Group Raise Money For Hamas On American Campuses?

WASHINGTON - A U.S. congressman is the latest to call for a Justice Department investigation into whether a pro-Palestinian group has been raising money on college campuses for Hamas.

Conservatives Decry ADL Report As Partisan Attack

WASHINGTON - Some conservatives are accusing the Anti-Defamation League of launching a partisan attack following its report asserting that a "current of anti-government hostility" has swept the United States in the year since Barack Obama was elected.

For The Sake Of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, as it has so many times in the past, is today occupying center stage in the world theater. Once again the City of David is under siege. Not by an invading army, but by pressure exerted by nations to relinquish Israeli sovereignty over Jewry's eternal capital.

Palin, Other GOP Presidential Prospects Lash Obama On Israel

WASHINGTON - As Sarah Palin embarked on a tour for her just published book Going Rogue, she became the latest prospective Republican presidential candidate to criticize the Obama administration's policy on Israel.

Orthodox Groups Blast State Dept. Report On Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON - A State Department report on religious freedom is drawing sharp criticism from Orthodox Jewish groups over its portrayal of Israel.

Europe, U.S. Showing Unified Stance On Iran

PRAGUE - When President Obama announced at the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh late last month that Iran had built a secret nuclear plant in Qom, southwest of Tehran, he was followed by a visibly angry French President Nicolas Sarkozy and an unusually harsh British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Orthodox Groups Sharpen Focus On Jewish Ethics

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Moshe Shulman of the Young Israel of St. Louis devoted his sermon to yashrut, the Hebrew notion of fairness and honesty, calling it a "foundational concept" in Jewish life.

Orthodox Groups Sharpen Focus On Jewish Ethics

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Moshe Shulman of the Young Israel of St. Louis devoted his sermon to yashrut, the Hebrew notion of fairness and honesty, calling it a "foundational concept" in Jewish life.

Survey: U.S. Jews Favor Iran Attack; Orthodox More Critical Of Obama

WASHINGTON - A new survey shows that a majority of American Jews would support a U.S. military strike on Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons - a significant increase from a year ago.

Survey: U.S. Jews Favor Iran Attack; Orthodox More Critical Of Obama

WASHINGTON - A new survey shows that a majority of American Jews would support a U.S. military strike on Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons - a significant increase from a year ago.

Goldstone Report Presents Major PR Challenge For Israel

So far, the UN fact-finding mission into last January's war in Gaza has spawned a 574-page report faulting Israel for war crimes, op-eds calling on foreign governments to hold Israel accountable - including one by the report's author - and strident denunciations of the findings by Israeli officials.

Grief In Israel And Texas Over Assaf Ramon Tragedy

Cellular phones began ringing ominously at Congregation Shaar Hashalom in Houston on Sunday afternoon as the bad news quickly spread among a group gathered for a synagogue meeting.

Grief In Israel And Texas Over Assaf Ramon Tragedy

Cellular phones began ringing ominously at Congregation Shaar Hashalom in Houston on Sunday afternoon as the bad news quickly spread among a group gathered for a synagogue meeting.

Disregarding Sanctions Push, Iran Elevates Terror Suspect

WASHINGTON - By nominating a suspect in the bombing of an Argentine Jewish center to be his defense minister, the president of Iran has given a boost to the campaign for tougher sanctions against his country.

Disregarding Sanctions Push, Iran Elevates Terror Suspect

WASHINGTON - By nominating a suspect in the bombing of an Argentine Jewish center to be his defense minister, the president of Iran has given a boost to the campaign for tougher sanctions against his country.

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