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Jewish Leaders Urge Congress to OK Deal With Iran

More than two dozen leaders of the Jewish community signed a full-page ad in Thursday’s New York Times urging Congress to support an international agreement that backers say will prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon for at least a decade. 774 more words

Israeli condemnation ‘not enough,’ say US Jewish groups, after baby killed


WASHINGTON — American Jewish groups used unusually harsh language Friday in denouncing the firebombing attack in the Palestinian village of Duma that resulted in the death of a 18-month-old boy, with some leading organizations suggesting that the Israeli government needed to step up its actions to prosecute so-called “price tag” hate crime attackers. 866 more words

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Jewish Group Votes to Reject J Street

The leading Jewish umbrella organization in the United States voted Wednesday against admitting the liberal-leaning Israel advocacy group J Street, highlighting the often contentious rifts that exist within the American Jewish community. 543 more words

French Auction House Cancels Nazi Memorabilia Sale Amid Outrage

An auction of Nazi memorabilia including a chest carved with swastikas owned by Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering’s passport was canceled in Paris, France on Monday, … 162 more words

Jewish Groups Gather To Memorialize Ariel Sharon

JERUSALEM (CBSNewYork/AP) — Israelis from all walks of life are paying their final respects to Ariel Sharon.

They’ve been filing past the casket of the former general and prime minister today in a plaza in front of the Israeli parliament building. 239 more words