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2 I September 10,2009
HIGH HOLY DAYS FEATURE
TEXAS JEWISH POST & SINCE 1947
5 69: he year in review
By JTA Staff
NEW YORK (JTA) — With Rosh
Hashanah approaching, JTA has
compiled a list of the biggest stories
of the past Hebrew calendar year:
An acid and feces attack at the
Budapest Jewish Theater just before
Rosh Hashanah revives concerns
about increasing anti-Semitism in
Tzipi Livni, who won Kadima Par-
ty elections in September following
Ehud Olmert's resignation, fails to
assemble a coalition government and
become prime minister. President
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Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni
Shimon Peres announces that Israel
will hold new general elections.
Rabbi Julie Schonfeld is named
the new executive vice president of
the Conservative movement's Rab-
binical Assembly becoming the first
female rabbi to serve in the chief ex-
ecutive position of an American rab-
Barack Obama is elected the first
black president of the United States
with 78 percent of the Jewish vote, in
line with previous Democratic nomi-
Months after being the target
of the largest immigration raid in
American history, the embattled ko-
sher meat producer Agriprocessors
files for bankruptcy, leaving kosher
consumers in the lurch and usher-
ing in uncertain times for the Jewish
community of Postville, Iowa. Sub-
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Three new Jewish members are
elected to the U.S. House of Repre-
sentatives, but the Democratic tide is
not strong enough to send Congress
its first rabbi, Jewish Latina or Chi-
Rahm Emanuel is tapped to be-
come White House chief of staff and
will emerge as a key point person in
the administration's outreach to the
Jewish community regarding Israel-
Secular businessman Nir Barkat
is elected mayor of Jerusalem.
Terrorists target the Chabad
house in Mumbai, India, killing its
directors, Gavriel and Rivka Holtz-
berg, and four others.
Israeli security forces forcibly
evict Jewish settlers from a disputed
house in Hebron, setting off a ram-
page of violence by some Jewish ex-
tremists against Palestinians in the
The collapse of Bernard Madoffs
Ponzi scheme leads to the immediate
collapse of two Jewish organizations
and sends shock waves through the
Jewish philanthropic world.
Photo: U.S. Dept. of Justice
Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150
years in prison on June29 for bilking inves-
tors of up to $65 billion in a Ponzi scheme.
The Bush administration makes
a last-gasp push for Palestinian state-
hood — or the nearest it can get to
it — with the apparent quiet encour-
agement of President-elect Obama.
The deadliest road accident in
Israeli history kills 24 Russian tour
agents and casts a dark shadow over
efforts to promote tourism to the
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