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  • Oral histories from 1948 tell firsthand stories of Israel’s founding

    May 3, 2011 | 3:36 pm

    Ruth Farhi’s eyes cloud with tears and her gaze turns from the camera recording her story as she tells of a memorable January night in 1948 that haunts her to this day.

    She and a bunch of friends were crammed into her one-room rooftop apartment, sitting at the same upright piano...

  • Insiders: Why was J Street so scared of Soros?

    September 28, 2010 | 2:01 pm

    George Soros has been a top funder in recent years of liberal political advocacy groups, and Jews have still been voting for Democrats at a 75 to 80 percent clip. J Street, meanwhile, has built relations with lawmakers, lined up support from liberal rabbis and communal leaders, and...