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Study: Young Pro-Israel Activists Are Truly Diverse Bunch

WASHINGTON Jewish student leaders may be strident in their Israel advocacy, but they are tolerant in defining pro-Israel activism and diverse in their political views. Those...
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In South of Italy, Long-Lost Jews Are Returning

  SAN NICANDRO GARGANICO, Italy   In the Christian cemetery of this sleepy farming town on the spur of Italy’s boot, Lucia Leone looks up at a...
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Not So Far Apart at U.N.

  Washington · Analysis President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netany­ahu did not meet, but they ended up sounding not so far apart. Netanyahu's address...
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Bundling Dollars for Campaigns

Forget Super PACs. When it comes to political funding, Jewish "bundlers" dominate the scene in the Philadelphia area. Mitchell Morgan, a Montgomery County developer, may...
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GOP Jews Not Giving Up In Pennsylvania

Despite reports to the contrary, the head of the Republican Jewish Coalition insists that the partisan organization has not given up on Pennsylvania —...

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution on Iran

The U.S. Senate has passed a non-binding resolution, co-sponsored by three sen­­ators, including Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), stating that American policy should be...
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Former IDF Chief Speaks of Iran and Sanctions

It was the Israeli official response you would expect to hear at any mention of the country’s presumed stockpile of nuclear weapons. Dan Halutz, former...
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Parking, Pie and Passers-by

A woman stuck in traffic on Walnut Street gaped at a table lined with apples and other sweets, blocking a prime parking spot just...
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Philly Man May Yet Face Trial for Killing Jews

Almost a decade has passed since a suspected Nazi war criminal was granted the right to avoid deportation and remain in North­east Philadelphia. It...

HIAS Gets Grant to Create Classes

HIAS Pennsylvania has been awarded a $160,000 grant by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the federal agency in charge of immigration, to create...