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Jewish Demos revel in confidence

Sunday, August 24. The Day Before. Anticipation. Excitement. Dread. Police officers, sheriff deputies and security guards in crisp uniforms. Everywhere. Visitors and...

Jews play significant roles in conventions

WASHINGTON— Every four years, the national Democrataic and Republican conventions provide an opportunity for Jewish politicos and communal figures to flex some...

Eruv battle in Hamptons turns ugly

NEW YORK — Charges of anti-Semitism are swirling in a tony seaside village in the Hamptons after a contentious community meeting at a local synagogue and the departure...

Munich families want permanent memorial

BEIJING — In an emotional ceremony in Beijing in memory of the massacre of 11 Israeli athletes and coaches at the Munich Olympics, the widows of Yossef Romano and Yakov...

Russian Jews vs. Georgian Jews: a complex conflict

IGOETI, Georgia — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday, Aug. 18, Russia would pull its troops out, but gave no timetable for withdrawal. For the Georgians,...

Yad Vashem blasts Lithuania for calling WWII partisans murderers

JERUSALEM — Yad Vashem is increasingly concerned over growing Holocaust revisionism and anti-Semitism in Lithuania, the Holocaust Memorial announced Aug. 11. The...

In debate over energy, Jewish groups concerned with security, environment

WASHINGTON — For Jews, the energy debate is a case where tough-minded hawks and feel-good liberals are in agreement. Whether one views the presidential candidates’...

Memphis politician beats smear campaign

WASHINGTON — The ads may have been ugly, but they were ineffective. After a Democratic primary campaign featuring what some characterized as an anti-Semitic smear...

Pro-Israel editor goes on trial in Bangladesh

JERUSALEM — After repeated delays, the trial of a Bangladeshi Muslim editor arrested for advocating ties with Israel began in Dhaka last week. Salah Uddin Shoaib...

Jews caught on both sides of fighting

MOSCOW — Vissarion Manasherov left his city as the bombs were falling. One day later, on Monday, with bombs still falling, he returned to Gori, a city at the edge...