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Jewish chutzpah helps Cambodians

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Headquartered in an upper-floor lounge of the Intercontinental Hotel here, which he has turned into his command center, Bernie Krisher irons out...

French Jewry to Sarkozy: Investigate al-Dura incident, or we’ll appeal to international audience

PARIS — The organized Jewish community in France is publicly calling on President Nicolas Sarkozy to launch an investigation into the controversial television broadcast...

Rabbi in Iraq leads book club in Pennsylvania shul

By Naomi Tarlow, JTA NEW YORK —— Plenty of rabbis lead their congregation’s book club, but Jon Cutler may be the only one who does so from a war zone. Cutler, the...

30,000 British Jews break timidity bubble

LONDON — With a pair of massive rallies for Israel held simultaneously in London’s Trafalgar Square and Manchester’s Heaton Park on Sunday, British Jewry may be...

French Jews reeling over brutality

PARIS —— Angry and frightened Jewish youth gathered in the 19th district of northern Paris on Monday evening, June 23, to show support for a 17-year-old Jewish boy...

Forgotten Heroes

WASHINGTON — El Salvador is home to only 120 Jews, but this small Central American nation of seven million has long portrayed itself as a solid friend of Israel and the...

Obama’s ‘united Jerusalem’: no barbed wires

By Hillary Leila Krieger, JTA JERUSALEM — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama did not rule out Palestinian sovereignty over parts of Jerusalem...

An Obama-Clinton lovefest at AIPAC

By Ami Eden, JTA WASHINGTON —— After months of seeking to paint each other as opposites on Middle East policy, US Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were on the...

Was Olmert bribed? Talansky testifies

JERUSALEM — After weeks of legal limbo and widespread speculation about his role in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s latest corruption scandal, American Jewish businessman...

Will Israel return Golan Heights? Olmert gives mixed messages

JERUSALEM — The skepticism that greeted Ehud Olmert’s announcement that Israel and Syria are renewing peace talks underscores the domestic challenges the prime...