Al-Jazeera May Not Be TV Bogeyman

Al-Jazeera has sparked a round of Jewish hand-wringing with its purchase of Al Gore’s Current TV. But analysts say the Arab network might offer Americans a needed global perspective.


Conservative Group Runs $5M Deficit Over 2 Years

The congregational arm of the Conservative movement ran a cumulative budget deficit of more than $5 million over the past two years, JTA has learned, renewing longstanding concerns for the future of one of the movement’s key institutional pillars.

Czech Jew a Frontrunner To Become Next President

If the pundits are correct, Jan Fischer may become the first Jewish president of the Czech Republic. The trailblazer is favored in a first round of elections this weekend.


Chuck Hagel's Jewish Critics Relent After Nod

Chuck Hagel faces a tough Senate grilling. But with most Jewish groups backing away from criticism, the former GOP senator is now a strong favorite to win confirmation.


New Faces of Israel's Election

Israel’s general election looks unlikely to bring a change in government. But it does promise to shake up the Knesset by bringing new players into politics.

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