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The Detroit Jewish News, 2007-03-01

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$100 Million For Bonds
President Bill Clinton reportedly
helped raise more than $100 million
for Israel Bonds in a single sitting.
The Washington Post on Friday
reviewed Clinton's post-presidential
career as a public speaker. Most of
Clinton's speaking income goes to
his foundation, which fights poverty
and AIDS, and he speaks pro-bono
for causes he favors; but Clinton
has earned nearly $40 million in six
years from speeches for which he
charges $150,000 apiece.
The former president in 2005
helped the U.S. arm of Israel's trea-
sury authority sell $101 million in
investment bonds by speaking at
a luncheon at the Pierre Hotel in
New York that was jammed with
real estate executives who wanted to
hear his keynote address:' the Post

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Anti-Semitism Up In France

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Paris/JTA Anti-Semitic inci-
dents in France rose by 24 percent in
2006 over the previous year, accord-
ing to a new study.
The Service for the Protection of
the Jewish Community's report cited
371 attacks in 2006, compared to
300 in 2005. "We've seen an eleva-
tion of 45 percent in physical aggres-
sions from 2005 to 2006 and a 71
percent elevation in verbal insults:'
Elisabeth Cohen-Tannoudji wrote in
the report.
However, the last third of 2006
showed a 21 percent decrease in anti-
Semitic incidents, "which has contin-
ued through January 2007," said the
report, which was carried out under
the auspices of CRIF, an umbrella
organization of secular French Jewish
groups. Last year also saw the kid-
napping and murder of French Jew
Ilan Halimi, 23, as well as Israel's war
against Hezbollah in Lebanon.

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Two Palestinian
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der of a West Bank settler. The body
of Erez Levanon of Bat Ayin, 42, a
father of three who was stabbed
repeatedly, was discovered Sunday
night near a neighboring Palestinian
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