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Jewish woman is Arabic-language poet

BERLIN — Using a pseudonym, a Jewish woman won an Arab poetry contest in Holland. Tuvit Shlomi, 28, who works at the Center for Information and Documentation on Israel...

So you think you’re a crypto-Jew? Expert answers FAQ about crypto-Jews

EL PASO — Stanley Hordes is one of the foremost experts on the Crypto-Jews, with his recent book To the End of the Earth: A History of the Crypto-Jews of New Mexico...

OU plans to meet the tuition crisis

WITH the encouragement and participation of a growing number of yeshivot and day schools across North America, the Orthodox Union is moving ahead with a two-pronged...

Post-Rubashkin: NY eateries get ethics seal

SAN FRANCISCO — One year after a massive immigration raid at the largest kosher meatpacking plant in the US, an Orthodox social justice organization announced the...

The UJA climbs Mt. Everest

TORONTO — Alex Iscoe is taking Jewish fundraising to new heights. The young Jewish Toronto native hopes to enter the rarefied company of just 230 or so climbers who...

Israel groups fought hard at Durban II

GENEVA — Eight years ago, the European Union of Jewish Students sent a 10-person delegation to Durban, South Africa, for the first UN World Conference Against Racism....

When is anti-Zionism no longer funny?

PARIS — Since the late 1990s, French stand-up comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala has used satirical comedy to spread his self-described anti-Zionist views in the name...

Ahmadinejad: ‘Put an end to Zionism’

GENEVA — On Holocaust Remembrance Day, nations from around the world applauded a speech in which Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for the destruction of...

10,000 people at opening of Holocaust museum

By Jane Charney, JUF SKOKIE, Ill. —— The opening of the new Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center marks the completion of a 10-year odyssey. First imagined...

Binghamton victim loved to help

WASHINGTON — Roberta “Bobbie” King almost wasn’t teaching English at the American Civic Association building in Binghamton, NY, on the Friday afternoon of April 3....