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Donald Trump speaks at the UN, Sept. 19, 2017. (Spencer Platt/Getty)

At UN, Trump focuses on Iran, Syria

WASHINGTON — The number of times President Donald Trump mentioned Iran or its derivatives in his UN speech? Twelve, and each time to emphasize its threat. The number...

Jewish students at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. (Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe/Getty)

At Tufts, Hillel called ‘exploitative,’ ‘Zionist’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION A PAGE 10 By Yvette Alt BOSTON — Tufts University’s Hillel is described as “an organization that supports a white supremacist...

Elie Wiesel (IJN file photo)

Hundreds in Sighet retrace Wiesel’s path of deportation

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 16 SIGHET, Romania — More than 70 years after fascists took Elie Wiesel to the train station of this sleepy city in Romania,...

At a July 22 anti-Israel rally in Rotterdam, in which protesters chanted about killing Jews. (Abdullah Asiran/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

In Rotterdam, demonstrator chant about killing Jews

AMSTERDAM — A Jewish umbrella group has filed a police complaint over demonstrators in Rotterdam shouting in Arabic about killing Jews. The Dutch Central Jewish Board...

Scott Sokol, head of school at MetroWest Jewish Day School in Framingham, Mass., leads morning circle.

When school becomes camp(like)

By Ira Stoll BOSTON — When the Jewish Community Day School in Watertown, Mass. decided several years ago to hire a former MTV producer to bring a “fresh voice of...

A display at the Belmonte Jewish Museum in Portugal.

Portuguese museum to crypto-Jews reopened

LISBON — The Portuguese town of Belmonte has reopened its Jewish museum — the largest in the world about crypto-Jews — following a $350,000 renovation project....

Richard Spencer

White nationalist calls himself a ‘white Zionist’

TEL AVIV — White nationalist leader Richard Spencer told Israelis during an evening TV interview that they should respect him because he is essentially a “white...

Menashe Lustig, left, and Ruben Niborski in the film 'Menashe.' (Federica Valabrega/A24)

‘Menashe’ explores chasidic world through one man’s story

BOSTON — With more than a decade’s worth of experience in the film industry, mostly in documentaries, director Joshua Weinstein has released his first feature-length...

'The Unbowed Man' at the Khatyn Memorial in Belarus commemorates. (John Oldale/Wikimedia Commons)

Bombastic memorial in Khatyn reflects depth of destruction

By Abigail Pickus KHATYN, Belarus — Even by Soviet standards, the massive memorial complex near Minsk to the victims of Nazi atrocities stands out for its immense...

Elon Azaria pictured during an earlier phase in his trial in Jaffa military court, Aug. 28, 2016. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Elor Azaria enters military prison

JERUSALEM — The Israeli soldier convicted of shooting a downed Palestinian terrorist entered military prison to begin serving his 18-month sentence. Elor Azaria...