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  • Putting a question mark on Jewish earmarks

    By Matthew E. Berger

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    This year's loss of earmarks, the spending amendments lawmakers attach to larger bills, has cost Jewish federations millions of dollars, officials say. And earmark-reform proposals could present even more headaches in coming years.

    The new Democratic majority in Congress, backed by...

  • Pullout Plan Sparks Clash on Legitimacy

    By Leslie Susser

    September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As Prime Minister Ariel Sharon powers ahead with plans for disengagement from the Gaza Strip, charges are flying between proponents and naysayers determined to gain monopolies on legitimacy, each side accusing the other of trampling democratic norms.

    The settlers claim Sharon does...

  • Israelis Debate Peace Proposals

    By Dina Kraft

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The regulars who take their morning coffee at the sun-bleached Good Day Cafe aptly have nicknamed the spot "Moshe's Parliament."

    Sitting on red plastic chairs and leaning over flowered tablecloths over the weekend, retirees dissected and debated the various new Middle East peace...