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Miriam Harris Goldberg

At 95, IJN unveils innovations

The IJN marks its 95th anniversary next week with ijnNewspaperPlus and a 172-page large-size souvenir magazine for all subscribers. The anniversary magazine honors...

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...

Swap: MIAs’ families hope for closure

JERUSALEM — Two years after they disappeared into Lebanese captivity, Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev are returning to Israel. But it’s unlikely to be a happy...

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...

Sarkozy to Knesset: no nuclear Iran!

JERUSALEM — French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla, were greeted Monday at the Knesset. The French leader addressed the plenum and stressed that his...

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...

Truce for now…is war next?

JERUSALEM — While nowhere near coexistence, Israel and Hamas are trying out an accommodation of sorts with an Egyptian-brokered truce in the Gaza Strip. The deal came...

Israel-Syria talks ‘constructive’

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s two top diplomatic advisers finished two days of indirect talks with Syria in Turkey on Monday, and headed for Paris, fueling...

Presbyterian statement infuriates Jews

NEW YORK — Just days before they are due to consider a range of motions on the Middle East at their biennial convention, the Presbyterian Church USA has released a...

Six-month truce, a year after Hamas coup in Gaza

JERUSALEM — A six-month cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was due to go into effect Thursday, June 19. Two huge stumbling blocks to wider peacemaking between Israel...