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In This issue

Chicago, Midwest, and US news

* Obama's victory speech may bode well for Israel
* Rahm Emanuel to be the next White House chief of staff
* Heard in the Loop: Chicago and Israel partner in environmental innovation
* JCRC analyzes FBI's 2007 Hate Crimes Report
* Help Chicago's neediest keep warm this winter
* US cracks down on Islamic charity
* Local program for teens recognized
* Illinois Holocaust Museum to open next year
* The secrets of old-school matchmaking

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

* Mortar shells fired at Israel from Gaza
* IDF kills four Hamas gunmen in tactical shift in Gaza
* Israel resumes fuel supplies to Gaza
* Barak seeks OK to hit residential areas

Israel and World news

* Bush holds unscheduled talk with Peres, Livni
* 70 years on, family traces road from Nazi terror to reconciliation
* Germany, Israel mark 70 years since Kristallnacht
* 'Environment could be strong connector between Israel, Diaspora'
* Jerusalem, other Israeli cities hold elections
* Diplomats: Uranium found at Syrian site bombed by Israel
* Livni: Syria must stop smuggling weapons if it seeks recognition
* Israeli circumcision experience helps fight AIDS in Africa
* 2,000-year-old gold earring found in Jerusalem

Iran Watch

* Iran successfully test-fires new missile
* ElBaradei welcomes Obama Iran pledge
* World powers to meet anew on Iran sanctions
* VP-elect Biden discusses Iran, Hamas with Israeli FM
* Iran economists denounce Ahmadinejad's policies

Events and Programs

* JUF offers resources on planning children's Israel experiences
* TOV's Merry Mitzvot starts Nov. 23
* Shalom TV focuses on Israel

Editorial, Opinion & Analysis

* From the world press

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