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Tommy Lapid, brash political figure, dies

TEL AVIV — Yosef Lapid, among the most politically incorrect figures of Israeli politics, died of cancer Sunday, June 1, 2008. He was 77. Known to friends and foes...

Slaughterhouse owner decries ‘lynching press’

NEW YORK — Aaron Rubashkin, the owner of the embattled kosher slaughterhouse Agriprocessors, denies he has engaged in unethical labor practices and blames the failure...

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...

Amidst Bush’s visit to Israel, rocket attacks

JERUSALEM — Fifteen people were wounded, including four seriously, by a Grad-model Katyusha rocket that scored a direct hit on a shopping center in Ashkelon on May 14...

Iowa copes with fall out from raid

WATERLOO, Iowa — In a makeshift courthouse at a cattle exhibition center here, Angela Noemi Lastor-Gomez appeared before a federal magistrate judge on charges that she...

Massive raid of largest kosher slaughterhouse

NEW YORK — In laying the legal groundwork for a massive raid of the country’s largest kosher slaughterhouse, federal authorities cited claims that illegal narcotics...

From Berlin to London to Paris, Europe-Israel ties are warming

PRAGUE — When Israel asked for European troops, including Germans, to patrol the Israel-Lebanon border area following Israel’s 2006 war with Hezbollah, it was a...

Celebration — and criticism too

PRAGUE — As governments, Jewish communities and Israeli embassies across Europe prepare to celebrate Israel’s 60th birthday, a cadre of Israel critics is making a push...