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Marcy Oster, JTA
Marcy Oster, JTA

Gunman opens fire near Halle, Germany synagogue on Yom Kippur; kills two

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany said the state “must protect Jewish life” in the aftermath of a shooting attack near a synagogue on Yom Kippur. On...

Too close to call

JERUSALEM — On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the morning after Israel’s second national election in five months, the results were unclear, with some 90% of the votes...

Unprecedented devastation

PALM BEACH — The Israel-based humanitarian group IsraAID, B’nai B’rith International and Chabad are among those pitching in to help the Bahamas in the wake of...

Trump: Jews ‘disloyal’ if they vote Dem

WASHINGTON — Most Jewish groups called out President Donald Trump as “dangerous” and displaying “textbook anti-Semitism” for accusing Jews who vote for...

Israel’s election: Who’s who, what’s what

JERUSALEM — The main difference between the upcoming election in Israel and the one last April is that a few groups of small parties have decided to join together,...

Ethiopians demonstrate in Kiryat Ata

Ethiopian’s death unleashes fury

JERUSALEM — Protests by the Ethiopian-Israeli community and their supporters entered a third day on July 3 in Israel in the wake of the killing of an Ethiopian-Israeli...

An empty Knesset, June 12, 2019. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Who’s running the show in Israel?

JERUSALEM — With Israel coming up on its second election in five months with no ruling coalition in power, some may be asking who is actually running the government....

Which of these two will be the Torah emoji?

Coming soon…a Torah emoji?

JERUSALEM — Designing a new emoji is not simple. Sefaria, the online free Jewish library, has found this out in recent months. The organization wanted to reach more...

View of a fire raging in near the Ben Shemen Forest, on May 23, 2019. (Flash90)

Over 1,000 fires extinguished in Israel

JERUSALEM — More than one thousand fires which led to the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes have been extinguished, Israel’s National Fire and...

Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu at a victory speech, April 10, 2019. (Amir Levy/Getty)

Nine takeaways from Israel’s election

JERUSALEM — Israel’s election on Tuesday, April 9, was contentious, historic, crazy — and somewhat predictable. With most of the vote counted — some 300,000...