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  • U.N. finally holds Iran accountable for human rights abuses

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 28, 2008 | 9:30 pm

    For nearly six decades the United Nations General Assembly has been notorious for passing ridiculously anti-Israel resolutions condemning supposed human rights violations by Israel. This is accomplished with the help of a large group of Arab and Islamic member countries such as...

  • Jews Report Less Workplace Discrimination

    By Julia Goldman

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Religious discrimination in the workplace may be less of a problem for Jews than for other religious minorities, according to a new nationwide study.

    Of the nearly 675 people surveyed -- most of whom are affiliated with one of five religious minorities in the United States -- 66...

  • A Call for Justice and Freedom

    By Tom Tugend

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A dramatic appearance by the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Los Angeles last week helped kick into high gear an international campaign to free 13 Iranian Jews who were arrested by Iranian authorities for alleged espionage, and who face possible execution.

    In a news conference...