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By Oren Rawls

Guardian Angel: According to the Eurobarometer of public opinion recently released by the European Union, six out of every 10 Britons believe Israel to be a threat to world peace. Julie Burchill is not one of them.The contrarian columnist for the Guardian, the newspaper of choice for Britain’s intelligentsia, is moving on at the end of theRead More


Newsdesk December 5, 2003

Argentine Judge DroppedAn Argentine court has dismissed the judge in charge of the investigation of the 1994 bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. A court in charge of overseeing magistrates decided to take the case out of the hands of investigative judge Juan Jose Galeano and give it to another magistrate, Judge Rodolfo CanicobaRead More


Trying To Match Bush’s Monetary Might

By Gus Tyler

The decision of two Democratic presidential candidates, Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts and former Vermont governor Howard Dean, to forego federal funding in their campaigns must come as a shocker to many Democrats. Federal funding of presidential campaigns was supposed to be a way to liberate candidates from the need to obligate themselves toRead More


Leaders Urge ADL To Plan for Future After Abe Foxman

By Nacha Cattan

Six regional lay leaders of the Anti-Defamation League are urging their organization to begin planning for a successor to replace national director Abraham Foxman.In a letter to Foxman and key national officers, six top volunteer leaders of ADL’s Chicago region stated that they are “concerned about the future of the League.” Seeming toRead More


Schools Proposed for Religious, Secular

By Elli Wohlgelernter

JERUSALEM — The proposed creation of a network of Israeli schools is being hailed by supporters as a move that could revolutionize relations between the religious and secular populations.A Knesset bill calling for the creation of a government-sanctioned educational track is set to be introduced next weekRead More


E.U. Accused of Burying Report on Antisemitism Pointing to Muslim Role

By Marc Perelman

The growing debate over antisemitism in Europe took a new twist this week after the authors of a study on antisemitism commissioned by the European Union accused the E.U. of burying their work for political reasons.A professor at Berlin Technical University and one of the report’s authors, Werner Bergman, said that the E.U.-sponsoredRead More


Attacks on Judt, Soros Reveal Blind Spots

By Ami Eden

Shortly after the invasion of Iraq, the U.S. government released a deck of cards featuring the faces of its most-wanted enemies. Next came the anti-war movement’s edition, topped by President Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. These days, it increasingly feels as if Jewish hawks would like to release a deck of their own, withRead More


‘Rabbi Cool’ and Rock Opera Draw Stars, Upscale Spiritualists

By Nathaniel Popper

Jewish grandmothers, aging hippies and Jerry Seinfeld all filed into the auditorium of Manhattan’s Asia Society last week for a $500-a-head benefit for CLAL, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. Then the lights dimmed and a man with large hair took the stage, wearing tight black pants and a shimmering golden shirt unbuttonedRead More


Specter Launches New Sanctions Push

By Ori Nir

WASHINGTON — Emboldened by the overwhelming congressional vote this month to impose sanctions on Syria, Middle East hawks on Capitol Hill are pushing similar legislation targeted at Saudi Arabia.At the same time, most observers say the Bush administration appears unlikely to act against either country.Senator Arlen Specter, aRead More


Behind Every Successful Indian Hotel Owner…

By Max Gross

Not too long ago there was a story circulating around the Asian American Hotel Owners Association that a petition would be launched to change its president’s name.There are approximately 8,400 AAHOA members, all of them Indian or Indian American. And many of them said, albeit in jest, that their president should have a more Indian-sounding name.Read More





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