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Health Care Bill Could Mean Election Battles for Some Jewish Dems

A window was shattered by a pellet gun in an apparent vandalism attack at her Tucson district office. Sarah Palin has put her on the list of Democratic lawmakers she is targeting this fall. Arizona Tea Party activists are pledging to help defeat her bid for re-election.

Spielberg To Produce Reality Show at Jerusalem Hospital

Steven Spielberg and the producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond” are producing a reality television series set at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Hospital.

Jewish Groups Fight Abortion Restrictions in Health Care Bill

Several Jewish groups are fighting a controversial measure in health reform legislation that would have the effect of eliminating insurance coverage for abortion for millions of women.

Palin Among GOP Prospects Criticizing Obama on Israel

As Sarah Palin embarked on a tour for her just published book “Going Rogue,” she became the latest prospective Republican presidential candidate to criticize the Obama administration’s policy on Israel.

Obama: New Sanctions on Iran Are Forthcoming

President Obama said that within the next few weeks, the United States and other world powers would be formulating new sanctions on Iran.

Obama's Approval Rating Is 64 Percent, Among American Jews

Sixty-four percent of American Jews approve of President Obama’s job performance, the highest of any religious group surveyed in a new Gallup poll.

Poll Shows Majority of U.S. Jews Back Iran Strike

A new survey shows that a majority of American Jews would support a U.S. military strike on Iran to prevent it from developing nuclear weapons – a significant increase from a year ago.

Kennedy Remembered for Role in Soviet Jewry Movement

No American politician had ever personally met with refuseniks in the former Soviet Union – until U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Iran Taps AMIA Bombing Suspect for Defense Post

By nominating a suspect in the bombing of an Argentine Jewish center to be his defense minister, the president of Iran has given a boost to the campaign for tougher sanctions against his country.

Jewish Groups Seek Out Obama as Speaker

Now that President Obama has held his first meeting with Jewish leaders, the speculation can begin: Which Jewish organization will be the first to land the president as a speaker?