George McGovern, Peace Candidate Who Knew When War Was Needed

George McGovern is remembered for his stand against the Vietnam War. Yet the presidential candidate, who died at 90, knew America needed to use force to end the Holocaust.

Fresh Israeli Face Pushes Economic Message

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Hollywood Ponies Up Big for Obama

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Seeking Asylum, Sudanese Face Israeli Prison

Israel is building prison camps to detain some 15,000 immigrants from Sudan who are seeking asylum. Many of them are refugees from the horrific conflict in Darfur.


Beating Highlights Orthodox Split With Police

A videotaped beating of a young Jewish man in Brooklyn highlighted a harsh reality for the Orthodox community. They rely on police for protection, but there are also conflicts.

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