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Ben Sales, JTA

    Bahrain meets American Jews

    Sitting in front of a group of rabbis in New York City, the undersecretary for political affairs at the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry explained that he first...

    Anti-vaxxer will stop wearing yellow star

    MONTREAL — Last month, Francois Amalega Bitondo was standing on a Montreal street, megaphone and cellphone in hand, protesting against COVID-19 vaccines. A bright...

    Twenty years since Sbarro bombing

    JERUSALEM — Twenty years ago this week, a deadly suicide bombing in Jerusalem plunged Israel into grief and, for its citizens, crystallized a feeling articulated by...

    Barkat wants the top spot

    Nir Barkat was supposed to be in a different place now. When the two-term mayor of Jerusalem entered national politics and ran for the Knesset in 2019 with Benjamin...

    Israelis arrested in Nigeria

    ABUJA, NIGERIA — Three Jewish filmmakers working on a documentary about far-flung Jewish communities in Africa have been detained for days by Nigerian authorities and...

    Young Zionists try to stand up

    NEW YORK — Two weeks after the recent flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, as fights over Israel and Palestine raged on social media, Julia Jassey wondered aloud...

    In Israel, acid government shift

    JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned violent rhetoric on “every side” of the political spectrum June 6. Netanyahu’s speech came as the...

    Israel: New government emerges

    JERUSALEM — An unprecedented coalition of Israeli parties — including an Arab party for the first time — told Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin June 2 that it...

    Iron Dome has changed how Israelis experience war

    JERUSALEM — Overnight between May 13 and 14, an arresting image appeared on social media: On the right, streaks of fire shot out into the night sky — rockets heading...

    New Pew picture of American Jewry

    NEW YORK — Meet America’s Jews: They’re older, more educated, richer and less religious, on average, than the rest of the country. They’re overwhelmingly white,...