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Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Israeli Labor cuts ties with UK Labour

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Labor Party has temporarily suspended “all formal relations” with its British party counterpart because of leader Jeremy Corbyn’s failure...

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Jews have ‘moral obligation’ to end Syrian genocide

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi said Jews have a “moral obligation” to end the “cruel genocide” taking place in Syria. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was...

A small suitcase taken to the Budapest ghetto by a family named Horowitz, on display at Amud Aish.

Amud Aish museum focuses on Jews and faith during the Holocaust

By Jon Kalish NEW YORK — Like Holocaust museums the world over, the Amud Aish Memorial Museum in Brooklyn focuses on European Jewish communities that thrived before...

Ethiopian women in Gondar sift wheat in preparation for making matzah.

Ethiopians waiting to emigrate hold seder

JERUSALEM — Many of the at least 8,000 Ethiopians awaiting Israeli government approval to move to the Jewish state attended a Passover seder in Gondar or Addis Ababa...

American Airlines at O'Hare (Scott Olson/Getty)

What happens when your flight is canceled on erev Pesach

By Ben Sales and Josefin Dolsten The ancient Israelites had to cross the Red Sea. Four thousand years later, Jeannie R. Fisher had to get her family of five from New...

'Iris Apfel,' right, and the Barbie she 'styled,' left.

Barbie immortalizes fashion guru Apfel

Mattel toys has announced a new Barbie doll honoring Iris Apfel, the 96-year-old Jewish fashion guru. The Apfel doll wears the same green Gucci suit and jewels that the...

Polish president Andrzej Duda (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Getty)

Anti-Jewish wave in 1968 Poland comes to fore

WARSAW — Poland’s president asked for forgiveness for an anti-Jewish wave that drove Jews from the country in March, 1968, but said today’s Poland is not...

Students at a Feb. 21 protest against gun violence. (Alex Wong/Getty)

How ‘Never Again’ became the rallying cry for gun control

By Emily Burack NEW YORK — After a gunman took the lives of 17 students and staff at their high school in Parkland, Fla., students there launched a national campaign...

Aly Raisman at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Tom Pennington/Getty)

Aly Raisman sues US Olympic committee

LOS ANGELES — Aly Raisman sued the US Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics alleging negligence for not stopping former US Olympics gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar...

Gabriel Leitner of YU drives on a Purchase College defender, Feb. 25.

YU basketball in NCAA contest

NEW YORK — The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team has earned its first berth in the NCAA Division III basketball tournament. On Feb. 25, the Maccabees defeated...