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Who's who in the US mid-terms

By Jennifer Lipman, November 1, 2010

America goes to the polls tomorrow, to elect a new batch of congressmen and a third of senators.

It is predicted to be a bad result for President Barack Obama and the Democrats, with the Republicans poised to take back the house and cement support in the senate and among state governors.

Click through for the lowdown on the 2010 Jewish hopefuls.

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The robots take over

By Jennifer Lipman, October 21, 2010

Israeli and British scientists show off their futuristic work at a British Technion event in London

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Middle East peace talks in pictures

By Jennifer Lipman, August 30, 2010

With a new round of direct discussions taking place in Washington, The JC looks back at some other attempts to bring peace to the Middle East and what we wrote about them:

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Back to school in Glasgow

August 20, 2010

With the academic year starting earlier in Scotland, Calderwood Lodge Jewish Primary pupils are back at school in Glasgow, joined by a new first year intake of 23.

Another six children have entered in higher year groups, bringing the total number of pupils to 150, plus 60 in the nursery.

Around 70 per cent of pupils are Jewish and Glasgow Jewish Representative Council president Eddie Isaacs says the school's importance to local Jewish life "cannot be overstated".

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A Level stars

By Jennifer Lipman, August 19, 2010

Jewish students are all smiles after a bumper crop of A-level results. High numbers have even achieved the new A* grade.

Email any A Level success stories or pictures to community@thejc.com

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Jake and Danny cycle for charity

July 26, 2010

Borehamwood students Jake Freedman and Danny Feuer embark on a sponsored cycle ride from Lands End to John O'Groats.

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Greek Prime Minister at Mount Herzl

By Jennifer Lipman, July 22, 2010

George Papandreou, the Greek Prime Minister, visited Jerusalem this week.

Mr Papandreou is the first leader of Greece to visit Israel in 30 years. He met Shimon Peres amd told the Israeli President: "I would personally like to help bring peace to the region."

As part of his visit Mr Papendreou went to Mount Herzl and laid a wreath at Theodor Herzl's grave. The head of the World Zionist Organisation, Avraham Duvdevan, also presented the Greek leader with a book about the zionist writer.

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Israel tour 2010

By Jennifer Lipman, July 20, 2010

Thousands of Jewish teenagers will be visiting Israel this summer as participants on an Israel tour programme run by one of the British youth movements. The UJIA will have more pictures here as the summer continues.

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Gilad Shalit vigil in London

By Jennifer Lipman, July 7, 2010

FZY members distribute leaflets and gather signatures for a petition calling for the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit.

The youth movement arranged the week-long vigil, which ends on July 11, near Downing Street to draw attention to the plight of the Israeli soldier kidnapped in Gaza more than four years ago.

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