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  • This week in power: Obama arrives, New pope, Pollard fight, Passover preview

    By Danny Groner

    March 21, 2013 | 6:07 am

    A roundup of the most talked about political and global stories in the Jewish world this week:

    Obama in israel
    Although nobody is expecting the Presidet to make any sweeping changes during his short stay in israel this week, "if any progress is going to be made on the Mideast...

  • Jews find early signs from Pope Francis encouraging

    March 18, 2013 | 1:37 pm

    When the white smoke rose last week at the Vatican, signaling to the world that the College of Cardinals had chosen a new pope, Catholics weren’t the only ones waiting with bated breath.

    Jews, too, were eager to see whether the new pontiff would be someone familiar with their...

  • New pope is an old friend of the Jewish community

    March 18, 2013 | 10:23 am

    Before immigrating to the United States from Argentina, I was invited several times on national public holidays to the Metropolitan Cathedral in Buenos Aires for Catholic Mass celebrated by Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis. As a gesture of inclusiveness, the group of...