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AJC Hires Longtime AJCongress Staffer Marc Stern

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Two weeks after the American Jewish Congress suspended its operations, the American Jewish Committee has hired the shuttered group’s highest-ranking professional.Read More


Salita To Return to Ring

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Dmitriy Salita will make his return to the ring in a boxing card he is promoting.Read More


Jewish Father of Three Among Eight Killed in Beer Warehouse Rampage

A Jewish father of three was among the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut beer warehouse.Read More


Ahmadinejad Unharmed After Assassination Attempt

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was not injured in a failed assassination attempt on his convoy in western Iran.Read More


Landmarks Commission Clears the Way for Ground Zero Mosque

By JTA

A New York City commission vote has cleared the way for the construction of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.Read More


Movie Distributor Appeals Holocaust Documentary's R Rating

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A movie distributor is appealing the R rating assigned to a Holocaust documentary.Read More


Israeli Officer Killed in Clash on Lebanon Border

By Haaretz Service

One Israeli officer was killed during clashes between Israel and the Lebanese army along the border on Tuesday. 45-year-old Lt. Col. Dov Harari, from Netanya, was a reserves battalion commander in the engineering corps.Read More


Israeli, Lebanese Troops Exchange Fire

By JTA

Israeli and Lebanese soldiers exchanged tank and artillery fire on Israel’s northern border.Read More


N.J. To Open First Hebrew Charter School

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New Jersey has given final approval to open the state’s first Hebrew-language charter school.Read More


Sociologist Glassner Named Lewis & Clark Provost

By JTA

Jewish sociologist Barry Glassner has been named president of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.Read More





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