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January 17, 2014  RSS feed
World News

Sharon’s vision remains unfinished business
News Analysis

It was December 2005, just five months after Ariel Sharon had completed Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip, and there was a sense that Sharon was in the midst of engineering a historic realignment of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – one that might even end the messy marriage Israel had endured with the Palestinians since its conquests in the 1967 Six-Day War.  More...

Report: Shul members most likely to donate to Jewish causes

NEW YORK (JTA) – The overwhelming majority of American Jews who donate to Jewish organizations are members of synagogues, even though they constitute a minority of the adult Jewish population, a new report shows.  More...

For lone socialist in Congress, pet issue finds spotlight

WASHINGTON – Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont and the only self-described socialist in Congress, has long been an outspoken voice in Washington on issues of economic inequality.  More...

Senate considers plight of impoverished Holocaust survivors

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the plight of Holocaust survivors in the United States.  Both Republicans and Democrats on the committee said at the Jan. 15 hearing that survivors are better off aging at home.  More...

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