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President Donald Trump and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu share a private moment at the Israel Museum, May 23. (Avi Ohayon/GPO)

Trump in Israel

By Adam Abrams JERUSALEM — During his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump...

Malik Swinton on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

US veterans seek healing in Israel

By June Glazer About 20 veterans commit suicide across the US each day, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. An organization providing spiritual healing,...

Lag b'Omer festivities on Mt. Meron in northern Israel, 2015. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

From caves to shaves: the Lag b’Omer Top 10

By Deborah Fineblum Lag b’Omer isn’t one of the best-known Jewish holidays — though some may notice that the men whose faces have grown fairly fuzzy following...

Marine Le Pen (Jannick Jeremy/Wikimedia)

Le Pen scares French Jews

By Adam Abrams Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French...

L-r: Staff Sgt. Maya, Sgt. Noam, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gila Klifi-Amir

Israel: Only country where women are obliged to serve

Israel’s female soldiers seem to break barriers on a consistent basis. In January, new figures revealed that the number of women serving in combat roles in the IDF’s...

Why does Verizon call Israel ‘Palestine’?

When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Rosenblatt...

A US Air Force F-16C aircraft returning from a strike in the Republika Srpska in the Bosnian War, 1995.

US action against genocide and mass murder: a brief guide

By Rafael Medoff, JNS President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria inaugurates a new chapter in the long and controversial history of American responses —...

Jews and Arabs play Backgammon during the "Jerusalem Double" championship. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Economic integration; cultural tensions

Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and complex nature of Arab life in the Jewish state:...

Rep. Keith Ellison at the National Press Club, 2016. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Jewish Democrats deem Keith Ellison worrisome

WASHINGTON — The appointment of US Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has left some Jewish Democrats worried...

Moshe Dayan greeted the Maccabi players before the game.

Israeli basketball: ‘On the Map’

By Jeffrey Barken The stakes could not have been higher when Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team faced its heavily favored rival, the Russian CSKA Moscow squad,...