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China, Russia, Others Deny UN Status for Press Advocacy Group

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
Evelyn Leopold

At issue is a little-known UN committee that accredits non-governmental groups (NGOs) to participate in some meetings and conferences, including the Human Rights Council in Geneva. For the past four years it has deferred six times an application from the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Maryland Ordinary Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

During my recent trip to Annapolis, Maryland, I was inspired by the six ordinary Maryland women who led extraordinary lives and who were inducted into...

Hadassah At 100: Honoring America's Jewish Women

Posted 05.06.2012 | Religion

By Marcie Natan Hadassah National President In 2004, Belle Simon, who lived in New York at the time, needed a kidney transplant. A longtime membe...

Major Contender Withdraws from Presidential Race -- Obama Victory Now Assured

Mark Steinberg | Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

I believe that Democrats would ultimately have seen that my "1-1-1" plan for job creation was superior to anything the President has tried or proposed. It also has the virtue of simplicity.

Miral's Rula Jebreal: The Palestinian Woman who wrote the Book that Started this Big Screening War

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

This week, days before Miral's release, I talked to Rula Jebreal about her life, her story, the film, violence, and her optimism for a peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians alike.

"I Am A Rock": A Playlist for Senator Joe Lieberman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rather than complain about your deluded belief that failing to be elected vice president somehow makes you president or God, I'm here to help you with some totally boss tunes to remind you how to work and play better with others.

Charities Hurt By Madoff May Need To Return Funds

The Jewish Daily Forward | Josh Nathan-Kazis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The battered image of Hadassah, the American women'ss Zionist organization, may be harmed further by the disclosure earlier this month that its former...