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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

    Shifting approach to looted art

    A Dutch committee charged with assessing and acting on claims about artwork stolen from Jews before and during the Holocaust has determined that a painting by Wassily...

    Kosher, halal, defended at EU

    European Union officials in Brussels invited Jewish and Muslim community leaders to discuss meat production, in what some of the guests characterized as progress toward...

    Anti-Semitism creeps back into Russian media

    As Russia’s war effort in Ukraine founders, openly anti-Jewish rhetoric is entering the country’s mainstream media, with a popular talk show host naming Jews on air...

    Chabad speaks up gingerly on the war

    For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, dozens of Russian rabbis from that country convened for an emergency meeting that ended with a...

    For the future: Parisian Jews defy their angst

    A new center in France is attempting to revitalize the local Jewish community and assert its vibrancy at a time when many of its members are questioning its future...

    Boris Johnson’s Jewish moments

    For many Britons, Boris Johnson’s tenure as prime minister will have been defined by scandals like the one that forced him earlier this month to announce his intent to...

    After a 30-year search-and-ransom saga, Jewish Ethiopian family retrieved ancient book

    When they flew out of this country for Israel three decades ago, Askabo Meshiha’s family left something valuable behind — a centuries-old book of psalms written in...

    Pope and head of Yad Vashem meet

    Amid controversies concerning the Vatican’s Holocaust-era record, Pope Francis and the head of Israel’s state museum on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem, met for a...

    Moscow Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt in exile in Israel

    As the head of a large European rabbinical group, Pinchas Goldschmidt regularly travels in and out of Moscow, where he has worked since 1993 as the city’s chief rabbi.

    Who are Zelensky’s Jewish parents?

    Their son may be on TV every night, but the parents of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have consistently declined countless requests for interviews about their...