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  • From American Jews, a wide reaction to Obama's Middle East speech

    From American Jews, a wide reaction to Obama's Middle East speech

    Obama was no doubt mindful of Jewish voters in giving his Middle East speech. He'll need to work hard to win their backing again in 2012, and many are skeptical of his support for Israel.

  • Watching unrest in Egypt, US Jews voice many concerns, some hopes

    Watching unrest in Egypt, US Jews voice many concerns, some hopes

    American Jews' concerns center on the fear that a new regime in Egypt would not honor the peace with Israel. But other voices call for the community to embrace the cause of Egyptian freedom.

  • Backchannels Live blogging the Egypt uprising: Jan. 30

    Events in Egypt are moving so fast, with so much information, speculation, and disinformation flying around, that I'm going to take another shot at live blogging. The key takeaway from today (Jan. 30) so far is that the military continues to tolerate protests, and protesters have not in any way been mollified by Hosni Mubarak's shuffling of his cabinet and appointment of his first-ever vice president, Omar Suleiman.