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September 24, 2010  RSS feed
World News

Settlements showing softer side in effort to win over Israeli public

PSAGOT, West Bank – Inside the cool of a cavernous wine cellar stacked high with oak barrels of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, the tensions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seem to fade away even at this Jewish settlement in the heart of the West Bank. This is precisely the message a stop at the Psagot Boutique Winery is meant to convey. More...

Israel study program providing seed money for U.S. colleges

FOR NEW Y ORK (J T A) — The MASA study-in-Israel initiative is giving eight U.S. colleges including the University of Florida a total of $400,000 over the next two years   More...

Pollard release urged to push peace

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Four U.S. lawmakers have initiated a letter urging President Obama to release Jonathan Pollard as a means of advancing the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.   More...

Top Chef’s Gail Simmons cut culinary teeth on mom’s Jewish cooking

NEW YORK (Forward) — Every reality competition with judges has a “mean one”: Simon Cowell’s scathing remarks made plenty of American Idol contestants cry.   For the first couple of seasons of Top Chef, the Emmy Award-winning Bravo TV series now in its seventh season, that judge was Gail Simmons.   More...

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