Regex pattern question

I'm trying to get my feet wet wtih java and regular expressions, done a lof of it in perl, but need some help with java.
I have an xml file (also working through the sax tutorial, but this question is related to regex)that has multiple elements, each element has a title tag:
<element lev1>10<title>element title</title>
<element lev2>20<title>another element title</title>
</element lev2>
</element lev1>If I have the following pattern:
Pattern Title = Pattern.compile("(?i)<title>([^<]*)</title>");that picks up the titles, but I can't distinguish which title belongs to which element. Basically what I want to have is:
Pattern coreTitle = Pattern.compile("(?i)<element lev1>(**any thing that isn't an </title> tag**)</title>");looked through the tutorials, will keep looking, I'm sure it's in there somewhere, but if someone could point me in the right direction, that would be great.

Just guessing, but maybe...
Pattern.compile("(?i)<element lev1>*<title>([^<]*)</title>");
But it seems that things like parsing with SAX (or loading to a DOM) or XPath would be much better suited to parsing out XML then regexp.

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