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For months, Israelis have been speculating about how warm or cool George W. Bush’s successor will prove to be toward their country. Kadima’s claim is that President Obama could work well with its candidate, Tzipi Livni, while Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu would clash with him, as he famously clashed with Bill Clinton during his previous stint as prime minister from 1996 to 1999
With “The Reader” garnering five Oscar nominations, and just as many Holocaust-related films playing this winter, Hollywood’s long-simmering romance with one of the greatest tragedies in human history is reaching a fever pitch. Even a former official of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has a certain fatigue.
Next month should be a memorable one for Esti Ginzburg. The Israeli model will turn 19, join the army and make her debut appearance in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
What do you get the man who has everything for his 50th birthday? A 400-pound endangered Asian lion, of course.
International Jewish groups expressed concern after an attack on a Caracas synagogue, blaming President Hugo Chavez for creating an atmosphere of hate in Venezuela.