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  • Ukraine Jews hunkering down amid turmoil

    February 25, 2014 | 10:04 am

    The turmoil in Ukraine has left one of Europe’s largest Jewish communities on edge.

    After an outbreak of violence in Kiev last week that left dozens of protesters and policemen dead, President Viktor Yanukovych fled the capital and parliament installed an interim leader to take...

  • Cruisin’, shmoozin, doin’

    By Danielle Berrin

    January 17, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish Women International feted their favorite females of 2007 at the annual Women to Watch gala in Washington D.C. on Dec. 3. This year's formidable femmes included: Jamie McCourt, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers and consequently the highest ranking female executive in the...
  • Soviet Jewry movement marks two milestones

    By Ed Robin

    December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Chanukah celebrates the triumph of our forefathers who sought religious freedom. To commemorate the holiday, President Bush hosted Jews from around the world who had

    experienced religious persecution, including several former refuseniks, to celebrate religious freedom. The following...

  • A World Away

    By Tom Tugend

    January 10, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks suddenly put Afghanistan in the headlines and people searched their atlases for the bordering countries of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Dr. Robert J. Meth had the answers.

    He not only knew where the three former Soviet republics were...