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January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmA man who will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court next year that his planned execution in Florida's electric chair constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment" can point to a 2,000-year-old Jewish law when he pleads his case.
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmAfter being vanquished from the White House nearly eight years ago, much of the Republican establishment is putting its faith -- and cash -- behind George W. Bush to lead the party back to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Many Jewish Republicans appear to be no different.
December 16, 1999 | 7:00 pmJews who worked as slave laborers during the Nazi era are one step closer to receiving some measure of compensation for their ordeal.
After months of torturous negotiations, an agreement has been reached to establish a $5.2 billion fund for these victims of the Holocaust, according...
December 9, 1999 | 7:00 pmU.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright's Middle East shuttle mission has paid off with the announcement that Israeli-Syrian negotiations will resume next week.
President Clinton made the announcement Wednesday after Albright held separate talks with the leaders of Israel and...
November 18, 1999 | 7:00 pmWhen Bill Bradley first ran for the Senate in New Jersey in 1978, many Jewish activists backed his Republican opponent, who was seen as a strong supporter of Israel and a friend to the Jewish community.
At the time, Bradley, who had retired a year earlier from a star-studded career...
October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pmJewish relief agencies and the government of Israel are mobilizing to send rescue missions and humanitarian aid to Turkey, in the wake of a devastating earthquake that, at press time, may have claimed more than 4,000 lives.
The Israel Defense Force sent a 200-member rescue team to...
October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pmIn recent weeks, Jewish groups have publicly criticized the views expressed by Pat Buchanan that Nazi Germany posed no threat to the United States and that America did not have to enter World War II.
But when Buchanan announced this week that he was leaving the Republican Party to...
October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pmWith nearly $2 billion in aid to fund the Wye agreement still trapped in the budget battle between congressional Republicans and President Clinton, pro-Israel activists and Israeli officials are engaged in one of their most intense lobbying efforts in years.
A few hundred activists...
October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pmIsrael's backers in Washington have long sought to ensure that foreign aid to the Jewish state remains above the partisan fray. This year, however, that has not happened.
With Congress and the White House battling over the budget, Israel's nearly $3 billion in annual aid as well as...