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Bolton book: Bibi doubted Kushner

NEW YORK — John Bolton, a former Trump administration national security adviser, says in his new book that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned Jared...

In Germany, Judensau goes to federal court

By Toby Axelrod BERLIN — They date back to the late Middle Ages: The Judensau (literally “Jewish sow”) is a Christian folk image that depicts Jews sucking on the...

What war could not stop, pandemic did: ‘Fiddler’

By Stephen Silver NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic has done something that no war, natural disaster or other calamity has been able to do for more than 50 years:...

Jewish sites in Syria, Iraq destroyed

LONDON — Nearly half the Jewish sites in Syria and a quarter of the sites in Iraq have been destroyed, according to a research project. In Iraq, at least 68 out of...

First post-COVID wedding in Rome

ROME — Italian Jews celebrated their community’s first wedding since the country’s synagogues, along with many other institutions, were shut down due to the...

Jewish day school teacher wins big on ‘Jeopardy’

By Philissa Cramer Astute viewers could find plenty of signs during the recent “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament that one leading contestant had some Jewish bona...

Black Jewish voices

NEW YORK — As Enzi Tanner participated in an online Havdalah ceremony marking the end of Shabbat on Saturday night, May 30, his city — Minneapolis — was being torn...

Kushner: Slow down annexation

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials to discuss slowing down West Bank...

Yiddish take on pandemic

By Ellen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg NEW YORK — We’ve been self-quarantining for more than 40 days and 40 nights and, quite frankly, we’re running out of steam....

US charities continue Israel support

By Larry Luxner NEW YORK — Some 200 Israeli foster children with emotional and physical needs are riding out the coronavirus pandemic at the Ahava Children and Youth...