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Benjamin Netanyahu presents documentary evidence of Iran's nuclear program. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Netanyahu calls Iran ‘untrustworthy’

JERUSALEM — “Iran lied big time” about the nature of its nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu on Monday, April 30, unveiled...

Workers place headstones back on their bases on Feb. 21, 2017 at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis. (James Griesedieck/St. Louis Jewish Light)

Cemetery vandalism in St. Louis wasn’t hate crime

ST. LOUIS — A man from suburban St. Louis has been arrested for toppling more than 100 headstones at a local Jewish cemetery more than a year ago. Alzado Harris, 34,...

Starr Mirza

Bringing ‘Yentl syndrome’ to light

By Abigail Pickus NEW YORK — By the time Starr Mirza went into cardiac arrest at age 22 and nearly died, she had spent a lifetime trying to convince doctors she was...

Eli Cohen

Relatives of Israeli spy visit his old haunts

Relatives of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen visited Buenos Aires to discover the places in which the late Israeli spy lived as part of a special mission. In 1960, the...

Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler in 'Schindler's List.' (YouTube Screenshot)

‘Schindler’s List’ proved a turning point on Holocaust remembrance

By Michael Berenbaum via JTA 1993 was a dramatic year in the memorialization of the Holocaust. In April, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum opened its doors; 45 million...

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...