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Anti-Semitic incidents in US surging in ’17, rose by a third in ’16

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Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States soared 86 percent in the first three months of 2017 after rising by more than one-third in 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France's next president

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France's next president

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(JTA) -- Supporters of Emmanuel Macron were not alone in cheering his victory Sunday in the first round of France’s presidential elections.

What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal

What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal

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WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Trump administration last week endorsed a narrative long promoted by critics of the Iran nuclear deal: It’s North Korea…

Jewish supporter of Marine Le Pen blames ‘weak’ government for deadly Paris attack

Jewish supporter of Marine Le Pen blames ‘weak’ government for deadly Paris attack

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A prominent Jewish supporter of the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in France blamed the current government for the death of a …

Sheldon Adelson gave record $5 million to Trump inauguration celebrations

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Sheldon Adelson, a casino magnate and major donor to Republican and Jewish causes, gave a reported record of $5 million for President Donald T…

American Jewish students ask Birthright to reject Israel’s boycott law

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JERUSALEM — Jewish American college students have called on Birthright Israel to take a stand against Israel’s new law that would prevent boyc…

A futuristic Israeli peace plan – minus the peace

A futuristic Israeli peace plan – minus the peace

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Gaza is rebuilt. The West Bank is flourishing. And the trains run from Tel Aviv to Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital.

Ruderman Family Foundation expands its disability work beyond the Jewish world

Ruderman Family Foundation expands its disability work beyond the Jewish world

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(JTA) -- Until recently, the Ruderman Family Foundation helped pioneer an issue within the Jewish community -- key word "within."

An incredible Holocaust escape story, proven by science

An incredible Holocaust escape story, proven by science

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LOS ANGELES (JTA) – A one-hour TV program airing next week on PBS links an incredible Holocaust escape story to advanced scientific techniques.

Anne Frank's final days, as told by her former classmate

Anne Frank's final days, as told by her former classmate

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Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and class…

British student killed in Jerusalem stabbing attack mourned

British student killed in Jerusalem stabbing attack mourned

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JERUSALEM  — The British woman stabbed to death in an attack on the Jerusalem light rail was mourned by Israeli institutions at which she had …

Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack

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A Chabad rabbi who was severely beaten six months ago at a train station in the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir has died.

Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art, is trending in Paris

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PARIS — In a dark alley in a poor suburb of this city, five men with violence on their minds closed in fast on 17-year-old Netanel Azoulay and…

A celebrity photographer trains his lens on Holocaust survivors

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Harry Borden is Britain’s Annie Leibovitz. Sort of.

White supremacists don’t know what to make of Jared Kushner

White supremacists don’t know what to make of Jared Kushner

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NEW YORK — White supremacists have a problem, and his name is Jared Kushner.

Recalling lessons of Passover, Israelis pray for their Syrian ‘enemies’

Recalling lessons of Passover, Israelis pray for their Syrian ‘enemies’

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TEL AVIV (JTA) – At a Shabbat service in Tel Aviv on Friday evening, congregants recited the mourner’s prayer for those killed in Syria’s civil war.

Israeli firm to provide drinking water — from the air — for India and Vietnam

Israeli firm to provide drinking water — from the air — for India and Vietnam

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TEL AVIV  — An Israeli company whose technology made a splash at last week’s AIPAC conference has signed deals to produce drinking water — by …

Here's how Israeli women are fighting for equal pay in high-tech

Here's how Israeli women are fighting for equal pay in high-tech

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TEL AVIV – High-tech workers know there’s no problem that can’t be solved with a spreadsheet.

Israel Police arrest 22 haredi Orthodox men accused of sex crimes

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Police arrested 22 haredi Orthodox men in four Israeli cities who are suspected of sex crimes against women and minors over the past two years…

AIPAC goes back to basics

AIPAC goes back to basics

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For the 18,000 Israel supporters who came to Washington this week, the AIPAC policy conference was like a family reunion or a gathering of old…