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By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Top 10 Issues Affecting Jews in 2010, according to the ADL

2010 Review: World News

2010 Review: World News

The ‘Flotilla’ blockade in Gaza, a top level snub from Obama, the continuing Madoff saga and more from 2010

In their opinion

In their opinion

2010 Op-Ed contributors

They said WHAT?

They said WHAT?

In response to an alarming rise in antisemitic statements from prominent opinion makers and well-known personalities, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has released its Top Ten Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2010.” “Never… Read more »

Woman killed near Jerusalem

Woman killed near Jerusalem

An American missionary visiting Israel was killed in an attack in a forest outside of Jerusalem on Saturday, Dec.18. Kristine Luken, 44, was stabbed to death while hiking on a… Read more »

The Lone Soldier Center

The Lone Soldier Center

The Lone Soldier Center in Memory of Michael Levin provides soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) with Shabbat meals, housing, furniture, and social events. Lone soldiers – or “chayalim… Read more »

Madoff fallout: Hadassah $45 million; Son ends life

Madoff fallout: Hadassah $45 million; Son ends life

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The fallout from the Bernie Madoff scam continued last week, first with the announcement from Hadassah that the organization would pay back $45 million of the… Read more »

By the numbers: The Israeli Mindset

By the numbers: The Israeli Mindset

A recent poll by The Brookings Institution revealed several eye-opening facts about what Israeli Jews are thinking. Among them: Israelis aren’t all that crazy about President Obama. But that doesn’t… Read more »

Obit: Dov Shilansky, former Knesset Speaker

Obit: Dov Shilansky, former Knesset Speaker

TEL AVIV, Israel – Former Knesset Speaker Dov Shilansky, who survived the Dachau death march at the end of World War II, died in Tel Aviv on Thursday, Dec. 9…. Read more »

Quotes of the Week

Quotes of the Week

Notable quotes in the news this past week