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  • From Russia, with Love

    By Danielle Berrin

    June 4, 2014 | 12:03 pm

    I admired her gumption.

    Sofia Gelman’s very first email to me got straight to it: The 83-year-old Russian-born immigrant to Los Angeles had led a very colorful life — the child of shtetl Jews, she was forced to flee her home as an adolescent to escape the Nazis, suffered hunger,...

  • RHOA is Back & NeNe is the Reason to Watch

    By Ilana Angel

    November 4, 2012 | 7:27 pm

    I love the women of Atlanta and this show is good television.  I watch them with fascination, curiosity, and fear.  Some of them intimidate the crap out of me, and others are women I want to be best friends with.  As the season progresses you will know who is who.  By the season of...

  • The Iranian threat hits home

    March 9, 2012 | 12:29 pm

    Amid analysis of the Iranian nuclear threat and how America should respond on a national level, recent attacks on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia has Jewish institutions asking a question that is much closer to home: Does Iran pose a local terror threat?

    “Homeland security...

  • Super Tuesday election results by state

    March 6, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    Georgia -

    Gingrich

    Gingrich wins Republican primary in Georgia, TV networks project

    Newt Gingrich won the Republican presidential primary in his home state of Georgia, TV networks projected on Tuesday, giving the former congressman his second victory of the primary season.

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  • Gingrich wins Republican primary in Georgia, TV networks project

    March 6, 2012 | 5:08 pm

    Newt Gingrich won the Republican presidential primary in his home state of Georgia, TV networks projected on Tuesday, giving the former congressman his second victory of the primary season.

    Gingrich, who spent much of the last week campaigning on his home turf, last won a victory in January in South Carolina. Georgia has the biggest number of delegates of the states holding nominating contests on Super Tuesday and Gingrich had said he had to win the state to keep his campaign viable.

    Reporting by Deborah Charles; Editing by Vicki Allen

  • Hezbollah denies role in attacks in India, Georgia

    February 16, 2012 | 6:10 pm

    Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah denied Israeli accusations on Thursday that his group was behind bombers who attacked Israeli missions in India and Georgia this week.

    “I assure you that Hezbollah has nothing to do with this,” he told supporters. Israel accused Iran and...

  • Israel blames Iran after attacks on Embassy staff

    February 13, 2012 | 8:39 am

    Israel accused arch-enemies Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind twin bomb attacks that targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia on Monday, wounding four people.

    Tehran denied involvement in the attacks, which amplified tensions between two countries...

  • Gingrich to RJC: U.S. needs ‘dramatically rethought strategy for the Middle East’

    December 8, 2011 | 10:29 am

    Appearing with five fellow candidates at a Republican Jewish Coalition forum, Newt Gingrich called for “a dramatically rethought strategy for the Middle East.”

    The GOP presidential hopefuls took the stage separately Wednesday, and each spoke for approximately half an hour at the...

  • Debate rages over attack on Jewish soldier at Ft. Benning

    October 13, 2008 | 8:30 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA)—All sides agree that a beating last month left a Jewish U.S. Army trainee, Pvt. Michael Handman, with facial wounds, severe oral injuries and a concussion. What’s in dispute is whether the assault—at the base in Fort Benning, Ga.—was carried out by multiple...

  • Will new ‘Cold War’ play out in Middle East?

    By Leslie Susser

    August 27, 2008 | 5:12 pm

    When Prime Minister Ehud Olmert goes to Moscow next month, his first order of business will be to make sure the Russians don't sell sophisticated new weaponry to Syria that could alter the military status quo in the Middle East.

    Last week, Syrian President Bashar Assad visited Russia...

  • Emergency aid mission to Georgia: Find every Jew

    August 19, 2008 | 6:41 pm

    TBILISI, Georgia (JTA)—Some ran Friday when the bombs fell on Tskhinvali, some on Saturday when they fell on Gori and some on Sunday when the Russian tanks rolled into Georgia proper.

    The Jews of Georgia scattered, disappeared and resurfaced in refugee camps, relatives’ homes or at...

  • From the people who brought you the Iraq war comes . . . The ALL NEW Cold War

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    August 15, 2008 | 9:09 pm

    Wait a minute: I thought the greatest threat to the American way of life was Saddam Hussein?  OK, he’s dead. 

    Then the greatest threat must be leaving Iraq.  But now President Bush seems ready to adopt Barack Obama’s withdrawal timetable.  Hold it, it’s Iran.  We have to be ready...

  • Jews trapped on both sides of Russian-Georgian conflict

    August 13, 2008 | 12:48 am

    MOSCOW (JTA) -- Vissarion Manasherov left his city as the bombs were falling.

    One day later, on Monday, with bombs still falling, he returned to Gori, a city at the edge of war, to convince the few Jewish families still in the area to leave. The Russians were at their doorstep, he...

  • Georgia on his mind

    By Steve Greenberg

    August 12, 2008 | 6:54 pm

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  • The jilted bride

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    July 23, 2008 | 9:39 pm

    I came across this story today .... talk about a wedding headache!

    The jury has awarded a Hall County woman $150,000 after she sued her former fiance for calling their wedding off.

    RoseMary Shell sued her ex-fiance, Wayne Gibbs, after he broke off their engagement in 2007.

    Shell...

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