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Swap muddies the talks to free Shalit

JERUSALEM — The long-awaited resolution to the Lebanese hostage crisis has cast a pall over efforts to retrieve the Israeli soldier held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

Will Olmert wriggle out of Talansky too?

JERUSALEM — During his interrogations by police, Morris Talansky got mixed up between two amounts of money he allegedly gave Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. One was a loan...

New name for famous institution

National Jewish Medical and Research Center has changed its name to National Jewish Health, effective immediately. “Simply put, this isn’t just about a name change,”...

Grim homecoming

JERUSALEM — Two black caskets, laid out by Hezbollah officials on the sun-drenched tarmac of a Lebanese border crossing, unceremoniously put to rest one of Israel’s...

Kosher plant’s PR firm accused of impersonating rabbi on website postings

NEW YORK — The public relations firm trying to restore the image of the embattled kosher meat producer Agriprocessors is wrestling with a controversy of its own after...

UJC urges Olmert to tackle conversion

NEW YORK —— Diaspora Jews are stepping up pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to intervene in a dispute in Israel over conversions to Judaism. Leaders of...

At 95, IJN still going greener

By Ben Gilliland At its 95th anniversary, the IJN has become more environmentally friendly than ever before. All of the paper on which the IJN is printed is 100%...

Orthodox groups drops boycott of Agiprocessors

NEW YORK — An Orthodox social justice group dropped its boycott of the embattled kosher meat producer Agriprocessors, saying the company is “beginning to take...

Leaks about Iran reflect internal US debate

JERUSALEM — The recent spate of leaks and reports from Washington about whether Israel will, or should, take military action against Iran, and what that would mean for...

Baby saved seconds before mother crushed

JERUSALEM — Jeremy Aronson ignored the danger of the approaching bulldozer on July 2 afternoon to pluck a baby out of a car seat before the car was crushed with...