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Middle East


The State of Aliyah

Good cop advocacy marked Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi’s The Israel Project

Where do Israeli haredim stand on haredi violence?

Israel's first responders: Helping global victims... and Israel's image

Ad campaign flare-up obscures bigger challenge: Luring home Israeli expats

Israeli Cabinet approves Shalit deal

In U.N. speeches, Abbas, Netanyahu trade charges of ‘ethnic cleansing’

After Gadhafi’s fall in Libya, is Syria’s Assad next?

A primer on Palestinian statehood

Small State, Big Medicine: Israel Emerges as a Global Force in the Health Field

Reporters’ Notebook: AIPAC 2011

Bibi to Congress: No compromise on Jerusalem, refugees or Jordan River presence

Is Obama charting a new course on Israeli-Palestinian issues?

With border breaches, has the Arab Spring reached Israel?

Reluctant Exiles: Jews from North Africa and the Mideast

After bombshell Op-Ed, questions for Richard Goldstone and Israel

New violence suggests end of lull between Israel and militant Palestinians

For J Streeters, pro-Palestinian is pro-Israel

Arab unrest alters power balance in as yet unseen ways

First Tunisia, then Egypt: Which Mideast autocracy will be next to fall?

Mubarak’s fall heralds new power player in the Mideast: the Arab street

Palestinians gain ground in PR, diplomatic war

Commuting the Israel-Diaspora divide

Why Israel allowed the settlement freeze to expire

Israel’s cooperation on U.N. inquiry signals tactical shift

Israel tries to lure major banks to expand its R&D

Netanyahu hints at flexibility on Jerusalem

Iran in Latin America: Serious Threat or Axis of Annoyance?

Impact of proposed Israeli conversion law under debate

Is an Israeli energy revolution in the offing?

Book on Israeli start-ups bolsters Israel's image

If sanctions on Iran haven't worked, why bother again?

Will Israel’s response to Goldstone be enough?

Israeli aid effort helps Haitians—and Israel’s image

Israel's uphill battle at the UN

The Mofaz plan: State now, ask questions later

Obama shifts to Israel’s corner, but tries not to show it

In do-over on Goldstone, Human Rights Council ignores Hamas

Victory for Israel in Goldstone delay, fury among Palestinians

What’s next for the Goldstone report?

The price of waiting for indictments in Olmert, Lieberman cases

Michael Oren: Living the Zionist dream—in Washington

Tel Aviv at 100

Getting Israel's message across

Israeli women gaining, but equality remains elusive

Peres, the optimist

Taking office, Netanyahu continues balancing act

Labor joining Bibi: Kosher stamp or fig leaf?

Secret emigration effort for Yemenite Jews imperiled

What will Bibi’s government look like?

Parsing the Israeli vote

Inside the mind of the Israeli voter

Livni scores surprise win, but not clear victory

Election comes at pivotal moment in Israeli history

The Negev's 21st-century pioneers

Israeli candidates stump before U.S. Jews

Jerusalem elects secular mayor

Jerusalem struggles with its numerous divides

Olmert resigns with signature policy initiatives unfinished

Plenty of heat but little movement as Ahmadinejad caps U.S. visit

Publicly and privately, Jewish groups plan to press Iran issue at U.N.

As Dead Sea shrinks, concerns for future grow

Who will succeed Olmert, and how long will he or she last?

Olmert's resignation plunges Israel into era of uncertainty

Timing of swap a bitter reminder of 2006 war's failures

Do multiple negotiating fronts signal new strategy for Israel?

Beleaguered Olmert receives tepid response to AIPAC remarks

Israel at 60: A Different Country than Planned

Since pullout, Gaza problem has shifted, not disappeared

New Israel Fund stands by message

Israel's water deficit: Shortages threaten economy, security

Poverty in Israel: Government, nonprofits confront new enemy

Sudanese refugees pose Israeli dilemma

West Bank Palestinians avoid Gaza

Pelosi in Israel touts security through strength, diplomacy

For French politicians, Israel visit offers more nuanced view of region

Sderot's residents suffer through rocket fire as they wait for Israel to solve Gaza problem

For author of settlement report, hope is to spark moral reckoning

The enemy of my enemy: Israel, Jordan in a rough neighborhood

Spitting in that cup of sugar: Anti-Israel sentiment in Jordan

The ‘Palestinian question´ on both sides of the Jordan

Jordan´s Palestinian refugee camps: Check your stereotypes at the door

After Lebanon War, Israel looks with fresh eyes at Golan Heights

For Druse, status of Golan Heights evokes hope — along with anxiety

Fear, loathing and respect in Mideast: Arab countries’ mixed feelings on Iran

Hope and anger fill Arab street in wake of Israel-Hezbollah war

As Hezbollah rockets kill their sons, many Israeli Arabs still blame Israel

Despite war toll, some Christians in Lebanon support Israel’s goals

War in North leaves deep scar on Israel’s forests and wildlife

Leb bombs end Queens family's dream life

Arab rulers stay out of fray as Shi’ites and Zionists battle it out

Lebanese Seek Refuge in Cyprus From Israeli Bombs

Floridians fleeing Lebanon find a haven in Cyprus

In Israel’s North, hotels are empty, while the South reaps the benefits

Rockets raining down on Sderot take their toll on schools and kids

Western freeze on Hamas-led P.A. is hindering aid work, nonprofits say

Rocket Rumble

Israel junket courts the cool kids with party tour for foreign journalists

Rocket threat turns idyllic town into frightened refuge by the sea

After Gaza pullout, border zone is on the front line, more than ever

Wary of Olmert’s unilateralism, Palestinians don’t feel optimistic

Israelis take Hamas win in stride

US office focuses on Palestinian terror

Abbas, Jewish officials meet

PM to Abbas: Let's coordinate pullout

Rice to AIPAC: Abbas must rein in terror

Sharon heckled during NYC address

US Jews plan show of support for PM

International protests highlight Iran's abuses

Delight as Israel sends aid to Sudan

Shalom: Israel willing to work with new Palestinian leadership

Teach Arabic to Israeli cops requires its own kind of policing

Mission Impossible: 'Normal Life' on the Lebanon Border


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United Nations


The Jewish effort at the U.N.: Bang or bust?

In U.N. speeches, Abbas, Netanyahu trade charges of ‘ethnic cleansing’

After bombshell Op-Ed, questions for Richard Goldstone and Israel

Israel’s cooperation on U.N. inquiry signals tactical shift

Deja vu in Ahmadinejad performance at U.N.

If sanctions on Iran haven't worked, why bother again?

Will Israel’s response to Goldstone be enough?

Israel's uphill battle at the UN

In do-over on Goldstone, Human Rights Council ignores Hamas

Victory for Israel in Goldstone delay, fury among Palestinians

What’s next for the Goldstone report?

Q&A with Gabriela Shalev, Israel's first female U.N. ambassador

Plenty of heat but little movement as Ahmadinejad caps U.S. visit

Publicly and privately, Jewish groups plan to press Iran issue at U.N.

A place among the nations

Finally, a good year

Annan backs call by US Congress for UN to fight anti-Semitism

Israel to support Qatar's UN bid

Jews have mixed views of UN conference

American Jews mostly support Bolton

Qatar seeks Israel's support at UN

UN oil-for-food program was 'tainted,' probe finds

UN transformed into Shoah memorial

UN commemorates Auschwitz liberation in special session

UNRWA head to step down

UN to mark liberation of Nazi camps

Israel praises Canada for stands at UN

UN resolution decrying religious intolerance includes anti- Semitism


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Religion


Orthodox Union has found solution to Orthodoxy’s problems: Houston

Where do Israeli haredim stand on haredi violence?

At Reform biennial, energy, Obama and handwringing over the next generation

Eric Yoffie: The exit interview

At Reform biennial, changes at the top, but focus on the grass roots

Dept. of Remembrance: Watching over the 9/11 dead with shmira

Inside Empire’s slaughterhouse: The life of a kosher chicken

For new Reform leader Richard Jacobs, big tent movement is the idea

Expanding its presence in Africa, Chabad faces unique challenges

Orthodox unsure how to react to anti-gay violence, discrimination

Impact of proposed Israeli conversion law under debate

A lamentation on Tisha B'Av

From challah to matzah, rebbetzin aids Jerusalem poor

For diligent talmudists, a day to celebrate

Beyond Dogma

Pluralism in practice

Cash rewards for shidduch

US Jewish leaders welcome haredi participation

The day the imams went to shul

US haredi leader urges activism

US churches, Jews dialogue on Israel

US churches pray for Israel

Helping to find God in everyday life, Jewish 'spiritual directors' catch on

Presbyterians stand by divestment despite dialogue with incensed Jews

Speaking words of wisdom, rabbis hone in on their holiday messages

Celebrities popularize Kabbalah, but serious interest also on the rise

For female rabbis, search for mate seems like wandering through desert

20 years after Conservatives began ordaining women, inequity continues

Ruling on 'idolatrous' wig hair creates frenzy in Orthodox world

Indian rabbi follows his dream, and it leads him right back home

What's on OU's menu tonight? Quail, bison, cow udder, locust

With his eye on Jewish unity, disco rabbi wins Jewish prize

Worrying, networking and strategizing at Orthodox matchmaking conference

Chabad's model of outreach gains favor among fervently Orthodox

Festival of Water Drawers draws large crowds in Brooklyn

A journalist and a Jew

Orthodox and Gay: Conversations outside of the closet

Rabbis on the Defense

The Ethics of War: Jewish ethicists and rabbis debate a preemptive attack against Iraq

The unorthodox Hasidim

A passion for teaching


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US Jewry


Houston families join the migration to Israel

Houston the new OU epicenter?

Israeli redneck Arieh O’Sullivan gets his Confederate stripes

Good cop advocacy marked Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi’s The Israel Project

Orthodox Union has found solution to Orthodoxy’s problems: Houston

Obama assassination column raises question: Why do some Jews see Obama as so sinister?

At Reform biennial, energy, Obama and handwringing over the next generation

Can Reform Jews be politically conservative? Yes, say the ‘1 percent’

Eric Yoffie: The exit interview

At Reform biennial, changes at the top, but focus on the grass roots

Ad campaign flare-up obscures bigger challenge: Luring home Israeli expats

At GA, new federation plan for overseas seen as blow to Jewish Agency

At Denver GA, talking about connectivity and the lack of star power

In a remote New Mexico valley, a Jewish skiing legacy at Taos Dept. of Remembrance: Watching over the 9/11 dead with shmira

Inside Empire’s slaughterhouse: The life of a kosher chicken

Is the era of national surveys of American Jews at an end?

Bin Laden’s killing raises immediate questions of security

Reporters’ Notebook: AIPAC 2011

Is Obama charting a new course on Israeli-Palestinian issues?

For new Reform leader Richard Jacobs, big tent movement is the idea

Japan disaster and Itamar killings put Jewish giving on the spot

Charlie Sheen, John Galliano and the Jews

For J Streeters, pro-Palestinian is pro-Israel

Can Kutsher’s, the Catskills’ last kosher resort, be saved?

Orthodox unsure how to react to anti-gay violence, discrimination

Flotilla fallout becomes rallying cry for U.S. Jews

Bernard Lander, Touro founder, dies at 94

‘Better than pork, isn’t it?’ Jewish joke book turns 25

Dual-loyalty bias worries US Jews

5th Avenue goes blue-and-white for salute to Israel parade

From Iraq to Korea, US GI's do Pessah

Identity crisis plagues American Jewish Committee

Where are the Jews?

Making sense of US Jewish organizations

Record day-school gift in Boston may set example around the country

Passion, preservation and passivity: American Jewish life in the past year

Trying to find new blood, educators realize the profession is a hard sell

Single, Successful and Solitary

The frum farm

Policing the Hasidim

NJPS 2000-01: A Lost Cause?

Maine-stream community


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World Jewry

No surprises in Putin victory, but question for Russian Jews is what comes next

Alexander Levin’s got a name (and cash), but does he have a plan?

Norway attacks spotlight far-right outreach to Jews, Israel

Expanding its presence in Africa, Chabad faces unique challenges

Like NBA’s Nets, European Jewish group gets an oligarch, but some see Soviet-style takeover

Kyrgyz shul attacked amid upheaval

Reluctant Exiles: Jews from North Africa and the Mideast

Israeli aid effort helps Haitians—and Israel’s image

Two schools in Argentina provide model for Jewish education

Election of new president poses dilemma for South African Jews

Secret emigration effort for Yemenite Jews imperiled

Jews recall Musharraf ties and wonder what comes next

Will leaders' talk lead to action?

Cooking up fresh ideas in Jerusalem

As fighting goes on, European Jews worry about waning support for Israel

In rare Jewish appearance, George Soros says Jews and Israel cause anti-Semitism

In Iraq visit, Jewish officials find perils remain for Baghdad's Jews

French Jews on the Front Lines

Argentina: A Crisis-Stricken Community Struggles to Survive

Argentina in Crisis: Penury beckons for a once-wealthy community

Putting Down Roots


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Ethiopia

Israel OKs another 8,000 Ethiopian immigrants—but these may be the last

Campaign to bring thousands more Falash Mura gains steam

Jewish doctor in Ethiopia hailed in new book, film

New signs that Ethiopian aliyah will resume

Israel begins verification for 3,000 more Ethiopians

Major phase of Ethiopian aliyah ends, but advocates want more

Weeks away from aliyah's end, Falash Mura backers want more

UJC builds school in Ethopia as Israel winds down aliyah

As Ethiopian aliyah nears end, advocates push for 8,500 more

Who are the Falash Mura?

Pressure on Ethiopian government leads to reopening of aid compound

Finally in the Jewish state, some Falash Mura turning to Jesus

Is Israel capping Ethiopian aliyah? Some Falash Mura petitions denied

Aid request for 8,000 Falash Mura prompts concern of endless aliyah

Falash Mura supporters hail vote to keep monthly immigration steady

Jewish M.D. in Ethiopia moonlights at Mother Teresa’s mission clinic

U.S. activists outraged as Israel proposes cutting Falash Mura aliyah

Delays on Falash Mura aliyah leave U.S. groups frustrated and impatient

Arrest of Ethiopian aid official raises concern for Falash Mura fate

Axum's ancient treasures

Ethiopians wait to immigrate as Israel, U.S. Jews plan their future

Mission to Ethiopia confounds and commits federation leaders

From simplicity to modernity: The journey from Africa to Zion

Falash Mura immigration stalled by cost, doubt over Jewish identity

Final list of Falash Mura olim hampered by inefficiency, abuse

Fleeing famine and fighting: How Ethiopians got to Israel

Jewish presence still persists in remote highlands of Ethiopia

JDC: Emergency funds to Falash Mura

US Jews: $100 M for Ethiopian aliya

Exclusive: Ethiopian gov't kicks out key US Jewish aid group

Distant relations

But are they Jews?

The long journey to the Promised Land

Obituary: Don't wait too long

Falash Mura aid group resumes some services as conflict nears end

Exclusive: Falash Mura enclave threatens Ethiopian aliya cap

Exclusive: Jewish compound in Addis Ababa may reopen

American Jewish aid group in Ethiopia accused of denying food to Falash Mura

Progress on Falash Mura seen closer as advocates and Israeli officials meet

Ethiopian-Israeli kids turn to music as a way of staying off mean streets


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Holocaust


Israel taking Holocaust restitution into its own hands

Wanted: U.S. claimants of Holocaust-era assets in prestate Israel

17 charged in $42.5 million fraud at Claims Conference

Schneider: Restitution money is running out, and Europe needs to step up

Coalition calls on Claims Conference for larger Israeli share of funds, power

Claims Conference faces critics

Ignorance about the Holocaust

Claims Conference meeting results in plan for centralizing restitution

Wearing concentration camp garb to protest 'Passion' upsets some Jews

Claims Conf. grants questioned as new allocations raise eyebrows

The Claims Conference club: 24 members oversee billions

With money from Jewish assets, claims group allocates carefully

Claims group manages billions

Victims of Nazi medical experiments get symbolic justice in form of $5,400

At Memory's Center


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Israel-Diaspora Relations


The State of Aliyah

Houston families join the migration to Israel

Ad campaign flare-up obscures bigger challenge: Luring home Israeli expats

At GA, new federation plan for overseas seen as blow to Jewish Agency

In unusual U.S. visit, Israeli Knesset members try listening

Reporters’ Notebook: AIPAC 2011

Is Obama charting a new course on Israeli-Palestinian issues?

For J Streeters, pro-Palestinian is pro-Israel

Commuting the Israel-Diaspora divide

Impact of proposed Israeli conversion law under debate

Michael Oren: Living the Zionist dream—in Washington

The flipside of Israel-Diaspora relations

Israel and the Diaspora: A Growing, Difficult Bridge to Gap

Music from Israel striking chord with Jews in U.S.

Young professional U.S. Jews gather for volunteer trip to Israel

As fighting goes on, European Jews worry about waning support for Israel

Shh! Don't tell them it's aliya

Donors raise up to $4m for Israel

A matter of priorities

Pinkas comments to 'Post' infuriate US Jews

Pinkas: US Jewish leaders act like 'Elders of Zion'

Bowl-a-thon raises thousands for Israeli terror victims


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US Elections


Kerry supporters still in denial about loss

Ohio takes center stage

Ohio at forefront of battle

With election too close to call, long lines are story of Election Day

Campaign's a cruise for NY's Jewish senator

Arab press: Jews control US elections

For Kerry's Jewish brother, pickle choice is order of day

Total Recall: The California Election Brouhaha


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Campus


The dean of Orthodoxy

Kraft aims to bolster civil discourse

A lesson in academic politics

Jewish Columbia alumni threaten to stop contributions

Barenboim adds chord to Columbia anti-Zionist tune

Israeli envoy rapped for skipping Columbia parley on peace process

Non-academic debate

A lesson in academic politics

Columbia to review anti-Semitism charges

Columbia to check anti-Israel bias charge

The Longest Search


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Travel

In a remote New Mexico valley, a Jewish skiing legacy at Taos Can Kutsher’s, the Catskills’ last kosher resort, be saved?

Skiing for Two

Summer Travel: Maine attraction

Exploring Jewish Philadelphia

The challenge of a skier's intermarriage

Getting comfortable in Vermont's outdoors

Secrets in the Poconos

Hawaiian Honeymoon

Weekending in Washington
Ski you there - in Colorado

Labor Day Getaways in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine

Axum's ancient treasures

Sweet Swiss surprise

Evolution, up close and personal

The lion king

Rocky Mountain Highs

Seattle in my Sights

Olde New England

Jerusalem hotels struggle to win back tourists

2001: A Utah Skiing Odyssey

At Home Abroad

Taking Time Out at Tahoe

(See also: Travel stories by Uriel Heilman

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Arts & Culture


On skeleton, N.J.’s Bradley Chalupski hopes to sled for Israel at Olympics

Charlie Sheen, John Galliano and the Jews

The enigma of Jeff Goldblum

The Boxer

Boxing Jews

Hummus takes Manhattan

Heartbreaking, hopeful - and surprising

Whitefish salad and bison beef at annual kosher food trade show

This Ain't Your Bubbie's Cooking


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Columns


Heilman’s Week in Review: Boycotts, embassy attacks, tragedy in Brooklyn

Heilman’s Week in Review: Weiner, Burning man, Syria revelations

Nowhere to Run - Israel's Grim Defense Facts

Rocket Rumble

America: Controlling Iraq's damage

America: Presumed guilty

Diaspora Big Apple: The death of the big idea?

7 days Diaspora: Sunday in the park

Diaspora: Now I remember you

7 Days: America (Bloomberg)

7 Days: Diaspora (Yom Hashoah)

7 Days: The biggest Pessah ever

7 Days: Good for the Jews?

7 Days: Influential Jews?

7 Days: Kofi Annan (column)

7 Days: Ivory Journalism (column)

7 Days: Orthodoxy at a crossroads (column)

7 Days: Gates of life (column)

7 Days: The voice of the voiceless (column)

7 Days: Insider Judaism (column)

7 Days: US rabbis disengage (column)

7 Days: Jewish tsunami aid (column)

7 Days: Year in Review (column)

7 Days: Who speaks for the Jews? (column)

7 Days: Merry Chanukah (column)

7 Days: Food, glorious food (column)

7 Days: Don't just sit there (column)

7 Days: What was missing at the GA? (column)

7 Days: Kiss my tush (column)

7 Days: In Kerry's pocket (column)

7 Days: Invasive treatment (column)


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